Skip to main content

This job has expired

You will need to login before you can apply for a job.

Tax Specialist

Newton Abbot, Devon
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

View more

Accounting - practice, Business and management
Salary band
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
From our office

Job Details

Job Description

Within this role you will be responsible for providing the firm with all necessary Tax support. This includes assisting with a wide variety of ad hoc Tax queries, advisory work as well as Corporate and Personal Tax compliance for a variety of clients, delivering efficient management of client tax returns and correspondence with the client and HMRC where appropriate.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Review of Tax Returns for individuals, trusts and partnerships as well as Corporate Tax Returns
  • Preparation of correspondence for submission to client and HRMC, directly liaising with both parties throughout
  • Assistance with the provision of pro-active tax planning for clients
  • Provide Tax compliance and advisory services for a wide range of clients
  • Comply with internal policies and procedures, ethical standards and regulatory requirements
  • General admin duties to provide support to Partner, managers, and the office
  • Manage a 300+ client portfolio
  • Billing
  • Tax Planning including IHT
  • Probate Work
  • Dealing with pure Tax PNC’s (potentially new clients)
  • Help Train Juniors in Tax, as well help manage their workloads
  • Provide assistance firm wide with all Tax queries, ranging from juniors up to Partners
  • Ad Hoc Work, including R&D claims, Capital Gains, Employment Taxes, company restructuring, and a significant amount of various other Tax issues

Required Experience

  • Approximately 3 years’ experience in practice

Desired Skills

  • ATT qualified or equivalent with 5 years experience
  • Probate qualification desirable but not required
  • Tax software such as CCH or similar essential
  • Ability to show initiative and work within a team
  • Ability to build good client relationships
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills that enable you to build rapport with people at various levels
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to manage own workload in a timely manner while all the time ensuring we exceed client expectations
  • Knowledge of accounting software such as Sage, QuickBooks, or Xero – desirable but not essential


  • ATT qualified or equivalent with 5 years experience
  • or
  • ACA/ACCA qualified and working towards ATT with 5 years experience in a practice environment


  • 20-25 days holiday, plus bank holidays
  • 1 extra holiday day for Christmas
  • An additional 0.5 days holiday after each year
  • Flexi time
  • Medicash cash plan
  • Online discount shopping portal
  • Access to a 24 hour employee helpline
  • 1 day working from home
  • Payment of 1 professional subscription per year
  • Fully funded training qualifications
  • Training bonuses for AAT, ACA and ACCA student
  • Parking permit salary sacrifice
  • Employee referral bonus of up to £1500
  • Dress down Friday
  • Wellbeing team
  • Life assurance after 1 year for Senior Managers


We are a Chartered Accountancy and Business Advisory practice based in Devon, offering a comprehensive range of accountancy and business services.

Founded over 80 years ago, our service is customer-focused and our experienced team, led by six Partners, works with a wide range of clients – from individuals to large companies, throughout the UK.

Our clients have the reassurance that we are members of the ICAEW and our conduct is subject to its Code of Ethics. Darnells are an ACCA and ACA employer.

Our combined experience has allowed us to build an in-depth knowledge of various sectors – including the agriculture, construction, education, professional services and tourism industries. In addition to these, we have also gained a very well-respected reputation within the realms of Healthcare, Forensic Accounting and Professional Partnerships.

We do not just give our clients ‘a hand’ with their accounting, auditing, payroll and tax-related needs; through our holistic approach, we take their needs ‘in hand’ and help them to shape their businesses for their future.

Company info
Darnells Chartered Accountants
Quay House, Quay Road
Newton Abbot
TQ12 2BU

Sign in to create job alerts

Sign in or create an account to start creating job alerts and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert