Personal Tax Assistant

Job Title: Personal Tax Assistant
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
  • £20000 - £25000 per annum
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4499

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    Our client, a successful accountancy practice, is seeking a Tax Assistant to join their growing organisation. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a friendly practice with a very good reputation for high quality personal service. The role will predominantly be personal tax compliance work (part-time opportunity) but will involve completion of accounts to draft level for the full-time opportunity.

    The ideal individual will strong interpersonal skills, and a friendly personality and will work well in a small team.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Preparation of personal tax returns
    • Dealing with HMRC enquiries
    • Assist Personal Tax Department to deliver an effective, all round tax service to clients including IHT, PAYE and NIC
    • Preparation and supervision of tax computations in support of tax provisions to be included in financial statements, and for submission to the HMRC, together with the tax returns
    • Assistance to the bookkeeping department in the completion of accounts to draft level (full-time only)

    Skills and experience required:

    • Previous experience of personal tax within a practice environment is essential
    • QBE, qualified or studying towards ATT
    • Practical experience of using CCH Personal Tax Software desirable but knowledge of software systems in the preparation of tax returns required
    • A team player with excellent communication skills both oral and written
    • Adaptable, organised with a commercial approach
    • Ability to exercise judgement and work without close supervision
    • Key attention to detail

    Salary and benefits:

    • £20,000 – £25,000 (pro-rata for part-time)
    • 20 days annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays
    • Free car parking