Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dartford
Salary: Highly Competitive
Reference: MTPDWS2
Contact Name: Nicola Rouse
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 06, 2019 11:43

Job Description


An exciting opportunity to join a well-established top 40 London practice within our tax team. The tax partner role is at our Dartford office, where we have 54 employees and 5 partners.

We are looking for a tax partner to bolster our growing team. The tax team works with our audit and accounts teams and the firm’s general partners, as well as providing specialist tax consultancy services. The team currently comprises 12 team members, including two tax partners.

We pride ourselves on our investment in staff training and development all within a friendly and professional environment. The position involves training and supervision of tax seniors and juniors, as well as working closely with fellow team partners. The firm as a whole, is dedicated to the progression of its staff and there are opportunities for rapid promotion for outstanding people.

The successful candidate will have a strong base of experience in personal and corporate tax – a mixed tax background. We are looking for someone who has practical tax knowledge including a range of advisory experience and can demonstrate experience of both managing a portfolio and delegating work.

We are looking for a candidate who is preferably CTA qualified, however candidates with ACA/ACCA qualification who have been working in tax long term, or candidates qualified by experience will be considered.

The role will have its own portfolio of clients and will be supported by tax seniors (who will have their own sub-portfolio) and tax juniors. Reporting will be directly to the general partners.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Review of corporation tax computations and LLP income tax computations prepared by the accounts/audit team for corporate clients in your portfolio.

  • Review of personal tax returns for a portfolio of individuals.

  • Review of forms P11D for a portfolio of businesses.

  • First point of contact for own portfolio of clients.

  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients.

  • Dealing with HMRC enquiries into personal and corporate tax returns.

  • Working on tax advisory projects for existing clients and prospects (for example, restructuring/reorganisations, remuneration planning, incorporations, share buy-backs, R&D tax credits, EMI schemes, EIS and SEIS applications).

  • Identify tax planning opportunities within individual and corporate client portfolio.

  • Training and supervision of junior team members, including involvement in the appraisal process.

  • Involvement in management of the team.



The candidate should have good IT skills including confidence with using Word and Excel. We work with Digita Personal Tax, Corporation Tax Advanced and Company Secretarial software.

Strong communication skills, both spoken and written, is vital as this is a role involving regular interaction with colleagues and clients.

Where is it based?

Located on the Crossways Business Park, Dartford, Kent, our modern open-plan offices offer free parking and are easily accessible from M25 and A2 and public transport including Greenhithe and Stone Crossing train stations which are just a short walk away.

Barnes Roffe is an Equal Opportunities Employer



Charles Lake House, Claire Causeway, Crossways Business Park Dartford, Kent DA2 6QA


Salary: Highly competitive London based market rate