Personal Tax Assistant

Recruiter
Rec Sense Recruitment
Location
Bury St Edmunds
Posted
14 Feb 2019
Closes
02 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Personal Tax Assistant - Study Support - Bury St Edmunds - c.£25-35k DOE.

Reporting to: Manager Department: Personal Tax.

Responsibilities

* Preparation of personal tax returns, including high net worth individuals and non- UK domiciled individuals

* Reviewing the work prepared by junior members of staff.

* Correspondence with clients, HM Revenue & Customs and third parties.

* Assisting with HM Revenue & Customs enquiries.

* Liaising with clients by phone, post, email and occasionally in person

* Dealing with billing and other administrative issues relating to the portfolio.

* Working with more senior tax staff on one-off technical assignments for new and existing clients.

* Involvement in other departmental, office or firm activities such as the Budget coverage and internal presentations.

Personal and professional qualities

Qualifications and Experience:

* Minimum A level standard with good academic grades. ATT qualified is strongly preferred, unless significant on the job experience has been gained.

* Must be senior enough to review the work of others.

* Advisory experience is an advantage.

* Will need to have experience at an accountancy practice or similar environment and ideally experience in a personal tax team in a similar role. Study support for ATT/CTA exams will be considered for appropriately qualified candidates.

Behavioural Competencies required:

* Team player essential.

* Enthusiastic, reliable and used to working to deadlines.

* Shows initiative and common sense.

* Able to work under pressure when required, especially in January. Willing to put in long hours in busy periods as required.

* Effective communication skills.

Personal Tax Assistant - Study Support - Bury St Edmunds - c.£25-35k DOE

Personal Tax Assistant - Study Support - Bury St Edmunds - c.£25-35k DOE

Personal Tax Assistant - Study Support - Bury St Edmunds - c.£25-35k DOE

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