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Tax Accountant

Employer
Curtis Recruitment Limited
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Jan 2022

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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A well-established firm of chartered accountants is recruiting for a Tax Accountant to join the team at its office in Guildford, to take responsibility for the delivery of a full range of tax services for clients. This firm is offering a role, within which, you will build and maintain strong client relationships and work closely with the accounting and payroll team members.

Outside of the busy tax periods, there will also be the opportunity to take on other duties, such as accounts work, and helping to develop new services, eg. IHT Planning making this a varied and interesting role.

As Tax Accountant your responsibilities will include:

* Preparation and submission approximately 330 self-assessment returns per tax year and a small number of trust tax returns to meet all tax deadlines

* Identify and implement opportunities for process improvement in the firm's tax procedures and documentation

* Provide ad-hoc tax advice to clients on a wide range of tax issues

* Liaising with clients and HMRC

* Prepare and submit residential property CGT returns for both resident and non-resident clients

* Assist on preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns

* Assisting with the payroll / CIS for our clients

* Preparing and submission of P11D / P11Db forms

* Preparing basic accounts to support the self-assessment returns

* Undertaking meetings with new and existing clients to develop and maintain excellent working relationships and win future business

We welcome applications from candidates with the following skills, experience and attributes:

* Previous tax experience gained within a practice environment

* Ideally be qualified CTA, ATT, AAT, ACCA or ACA, although, part qualified or qualified by experience candidates would be considered

* Be IT literate; IRIS experience would be preferred, experience of Sage, Xero, Taxfiler, TaxCalc, Caseware or similar software would be an advantage

* Understanding of VAT on property areas

* Knowledge of all aspects of personal tax, including property, share options and RSUs, and up-to-date knowledge of developments in taxation and tax legislation

* Able to meet all deadlines including the ability to work on multiple clients simultaneously

* Excellent communication skills

This boutique practice will offer the successful candidate a competitive salary and benefits package, a varied workload with the opportunity to develop skills outside of taxation, and a friendly, supportive working environment.

We can only accept applications from candidates that have the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship.

Submit your CV for this Tax Accountant role

Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful
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