Trainee Tax Accountant - Coventry, up to £18,000 + study + bens

McGinnis Loy Associates Ltd
04 May 2017
04 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

McGinnis Loy Associates is proud to be working with a well-known Coventry based Accountancy Firm who are looking for a Trainee Tax Assistant to join their growing Tax team. Reporting to one the Tax Managers, the role would ideally someone with 1-2 years experience of dealing with some tax work, who is self-motivated, efficient and hard working. Key duties include:

  • Assisting with the completion of self-assessment tax returns and P11D forms for individuals
  • Reviewing and updating PAYE coding notices with HMRC
  • Advising clients about their tax affairs under manager guidance
  • Completing miscellaneous HMRC forms when required
  • Setting up new Tax clients on the internal systems
  • Drawing up letters to personal tax clients in relation to their tax returns
  • Dealing with basic tax queries from clients, and referring more complex queries to the Manager
  • Working towards a study programme - likely to be ATT Tax Qualification
  • Providing basic knowledge to clients on changes in tax legislation which may affect them
  • Supporting the Management team with growing the Tax service across the Midlands, and helping with organising business events

To be considered for the role you should ideally be seeking a firm where wider responsibilities, personal ownership and a broader tax client base will be made available to you; and a good knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and computerised accounting packages would be an advantage. As a trainee, you should be very attentive to detail, keep up to date with tax legislation, strong communication experience, able to take responsibility and deal with strict deadlines.

On offer is a salary up to £18,000 + excellent benefits including 20 days holidays with the option to buy more, flexi-time, pension scheme and free car parking. To apply for the position or for more information, please contact McGinnis Loy Associates (Midlands) Office by telephone or via email at admin@

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