Tax Accountant

Job Title: Tax Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, London
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Start Date: 19/07/2019
Reference: 14033271/001_1568995479
Contact Name: Clemmie Bailey
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 20, 2019 17:04

Job Description

This role will deliver the opportunity to work with high-growth start-ups across a range of industries. The successful candidate will provide tax compliance and advice to the business' portfolio, and will allow development into a more senior role over the course of the first year.

Client Details

A leading Venture Capital business which also provides incubator services to high-growth start-up businesses.


  • Advising portfolio finance teams on a range of tax and accounting queries
  • Preparing Corporation Tax returns and VAT returns for a range of companies.
  • Carrying out a significant amount of Research and Development.
  • Assisting in obtaining share valuations for employee incentive schemes and in filings for EIS investments.
  • Managing the work of a junior accountant to support the above activities.

As this role develops, you will become increasingly responsible for providing tax planning and advice to the business' high-growth start-up portfolio.


You will ideally be a 1-2 years PQE accountant with strong experience in:

  • Filing Corporation tax / VAT returns.
  • A strong awareness of EIS schemes and R&D tax reliefs.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and adaptable
  • Highly collaborative

Job Offer

  • Very competitive basic salary.
  • Discretionary bonus
  • The opportunity to work alongside investment teams
  • 25 days holiday
  • Life assurance