Tax assistant


£28000 - £38000 per annum + BENEFITS


United Kingdom,Manchester

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A well-known, highly regarded independent firm of chartered accountants based in Manchester city centre who deal with a wide range of clients across the UK. They are looking to expand their highly succesful tax department and therefore are requiring Tax Assistants to join their team.

As a tax professional you will be required to undertake the following:

  • Managing all aspects of their allocated client portfolio; including the planning, the execution of the work, drafting of correspondence and billing
  • Preparation of tax returns and tax repayment claims and related working papers.
  • Provision of tax advice to clients and also Partners and staff
  • Dealing with the HMR&C.
  • Managing all aspects of the tax affairs of those clients for whom the individual is responsible and where advice spans different areas providing a high level of support to clients
  • Providing ad hoc/planning advice to clients on tax matters from time to time.
  • Assisting with other ad-hoc assignments in relation to the financial affairs of clients
  • Giving briefings to clients on relevant tax topics

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • An extensive background in personal and trust tax, including familiarity and experience of offshore, domicile and residence issues.
  • CTA qualified
  • At least 2 years post qualified experience
  • ACA/ACCA qualification, desirable
  • Effective client handling/service skills
  • Used to coaching & delegating to staff
  • Able to network and market effectively
  • Flexible working attitude
  • Organised and methodical manner
  • Good written and oral communication skills (confident dealing with HMR&C, Bankers and Investment Managers etc, able to produce accurate well presented schedules, letters and reports).
  • Good IT skills

Salary negotiable depending on experience.

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