Tax and Trust executive

Bury St Edmunds
29 Mar 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Trust and Tax executive job with accountancy practice in Bury St Edmunds. Flexible on salary, good benefits

Hays practice is seeking a Tax Executive to be based in the tax department of a highly reputable local firm.

The Bury St Edmunds office centres on agriculture, medical practices, owner managed businesses and private clients.

The responsibilities include;

  • Trust & Estate self-assessment tax returns and personal tax returns including related tax calculations using the firm's software (CCH). All related correspondence with clients, HM Revenue & Customs and third parties as required. Monitoring and working to related deadlines.
  • Trust & Estate accounts using the firm's software (CCH Trust Accounts).
  • Monitoring deadlines on Trusts and Estates such as ten yearly charges and beneficial entitlements.
  • Dealing with the day-to-day administration on clients.
  • Inheritance Tax returns for Trusts and Estates.
  • Ad hoc advisory work, such as advising on Trust distributions.
  • Provide support on planning projects and researching technical issues on tax advisory work. Drafting clear, concise and accurate advisory letters for review by a senior member of staff.
  • Assisting in the training and mentoring of junior members of staff.
  • Provide support in dealing with telephone calls, client meetings and general office administration.
  • Carry out any other duties to meet with the needs of the business


  • A competitive salary
  • 24 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Matching employer pension contributions of up to 6% salary
  • Salary sacrifice available for pension contributions
  • Income Protection if you are off work due to long term illness or injury equal to 50% of salary until State Pension Age
  • Private Health Insurance - Individual cover available
  • Paid study leave (if appropriate)
  • All professional exams, study books, revision courses and resources paid for (at the first attempt)
  • Up to two professional subscriptions paid for
  • Encouragement to develop and learn by attending training courses and CPD events
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Length of service recognition
  • Social events paid for or subsidised by the firm

Please contact Cara Whyte at Hays or 01603 760141 for more details

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