Qualified Tax Senior - Top 10

Michael Page Finance
19 Apr 2017
19 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This is a rare opportunity to work in a market-leading private client tax team in London

Client Details

This top 10 practice is a market leading provider of business, accountancy and tax services to private clients, corporates, professional practices, and non-profit organisations.

There are 13 offices across the UK and Ireland, 1,600 people and an international reach spanning over 100 countries.

The London office, based in the City, provides leading edge advice to private clients, professional practices, mid to large corporates and non-profit organisations and their services include business advisory services, banking, corporate finance, corporate recovery, corporate tax, forensic services and litigation support, investment management, pensions and financial planning and advice on personal tax and trusts.


As Private Client Tax Senior you will ensure that the annual tax compliance work is completed and planning opportunities are identified and delivered for a portfolio of clients.

  • Responsible for a portfolio of clients including sole traders, partners, HNWIs, non UK domiciliaries, partnerships, non-residents and trusts
  • Identifying possible planning possibilities
  • Preparing reports for clients
  • Attendance at client meetings
  • Answering client ad-hoc questions and enquiries in respect of their personal tax affairs
  • Yearly routine checks and compliance
  • Overseeing trainees and reviewing work
  • Providing feedback for trainees appraisals


  • Must be able to plan workload in order to prioritise work to meet conflicting deadlines and cope with pressure.
  • Written and verbal communication: good written communication skills are necessary to draft correspondence with clients and HMRC to explain technical issues in an easily understandable manner.
  • Must have good inter-personal skills to be able to liaise with clients and other staff members.
  • Customer Focus: meeting deadlines and responding to client needs.
  • Team work: provide link in chain to supervise staff members below and support managers and partners above.
  • Technical Expertise: maintain technical knowledge obtained from exam qualifications
  • Professionally Qualified (CTA)
  • Significant experience gained within a professional services firm.
  • Good knowledge of private tax compliance and ideally some exposure to planning/advisory work.
  • Technical knowledge to include CGT, IHT, business tax aspects. non resident, non domicile and partnership experience will be useful.
  • Confidence to deal with managers, partners and clients

Job Offer

  • Top 10 Practice
  • City of London
  • Excellent progression opportunities
  • Market Leading Private Client Tax team