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Tax Assistant

Hays Senior Finance
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
GBP30000.0 - GBP40000.0 per annum + Up to 40k plus benefits
Closing date
7 Aug 2024

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Accounting - practice, Legal
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000, £40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
A growing, friendly and collaborative law firm renowned for their expert advice is seeking to recruit a Tax Assistant into their very successful private client team. This progressive firm is known for moving with the times and delivering exceptional client service. With an impressive client base and excellent benefits offering, this is an attractive opportunity to join the firm.

Your new role
As a Tax Assistant, you will play a crucial role in assisting with tax compliance work for clients. Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of personal, trust, and estate tax returns
  • Drafting annual trust accounts
  • Maintaining client records
  • Calculating and organising tax payments
  • CGT computations and 60-day returns

Additionally, you will work closely with colleagues within the tax team and within the wider private client team to deliver a high-quality cohesive service.

What you'll need to succeed
The ideal candidate will be either AAT or ATT qualified (or close to qualification) with previous accounting experience within an accountancy firm or in a personal tax role. A strong understanding of personal tax return production and submission will be vital.
Additionally, you must be able to demonstrate proficiency in IT systems, the ability to work independently and as part of a team, excellent problem-solving skills and very professional communication skills.

What you'll get in return
This is a fantastic opportunity for a tax professional to join a very successful, forward-thinking firm of solicitors working within a supportive and motivated team.
In addition to the competitive salary on offer, you will be given a fantastic benefits package which includes; PR bonus, generous holiday package, enhanced pension contributions, holiday purchase scheme, ongoing training and support towards further study (if desired), regular socials, flexible and hybrid working (3 days office/2 days home) and discounted car parking schemes.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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