Tax Senior/ Manager

Spear Recruitment
Biggleswade, UK
17 Jun 2019
29 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Tax Senior/ Manager - Accountancy Practice

Location: Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Start Date: Immediate

My client are a 7 partner firm based in Beds, Cambs and Herts. This highly established firm celebrate their 80th anniversary this year. They have three offices based in Biggleswade, Huntingdon and Letchworth. Whilst they enjoy a long history they also have a very modern attitude to tax and accountancy. The firm has a "no glass ceiling" culture with staff and the right person will have the opportunity to progress their career within the firm. The firm has a very nice working culture and an excellent work / life balance.

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to experience working in lots of different areas of tax and has a particular interest and focus on Owner Managed Businesses. It would also suit someone who is keen to join a firm where they can make a difference and become a significant member of the team.

Key Skills:-
  • CTA qualified (preferred but not essential)
  • Experience of working with OMB's
  • Willingness to get involved in all aspects of taxation including carrying out research where necessary
  • Good letter writing/ report writing skills


Supporting the tax partner in Biggleswade to deliver all areas of tax services for the firms clients

This will include:
  • Dealing with tax investigations
  • Attending client meetings/ keeping notes of meetings
  • Writing reports/ letters of advice
  • Technical research
  • Supporting other partners with tax queries on their clients
  • Supporting client marketing of tax services eg tax articles/ blogs
  • Attending client / external events
  • Provide technical support for the compliance staff and review complex tax returns
  • Planning tax efficient profit extraction for OMB's
  • Review corporate tax returns on more complex cases/ groups
  • Provide advice on structuring property assets tax efficiently
  • IHT planning
  • Transactional support for - land sales/ purchases and company sales/ purchase
  • Implementation of share schemes, typically EMI schemes
  • VAT advice re registrations/ de-registrations/ property matters etc
  • CGT advice and calculations e.g. PPR claim/ family tax planning

Key Attributes
  • Good team player
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Ability to manage workloads and consistently meet client expectations
  • Keen to develop their wider tax skills and experience

  • Up to 25 days holiday
  • Excellent work / life balance
  • Internal and external tax training throughout the year
  • Pension and Life Cover
  • Staff discount benefits scheme

This vacancy is being managed by Allen Wilton at Spear Recruitment Ltd.

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