Trainee Tax Analyst

Job Title: Trainee Tax Analyst
Contract Type:
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £18,000 - £21,000 + study support
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
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Job description:

Vanilla Recruitment

Due to increased growth, a new opportunity has been created within our client’s Tax team. The role is involved with the calculation and compilation of HMRC Compliant Tax Rebate Claims within a niche area. The ideal candidate is not required to have existing tax knowledge, but the role is suited to someone who has completed a law or accountancy degree as it will be working in a technical and regulated industry. Full training will be provided within their modern offices within this fast-growing advisory firm.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the ability to work methodically, showing a high level of attention to detail. You will have an inquisitive mind, with the confidence to ask questions and seek further information coupled with a professional telephone manner and the ability to communicate effectively.


Duties and responsibilities:

  • Analysing information and preparing tax calculations
  • Inputting of information on the internal database systems to compile tax claim documentation
  • Maintain accurate and efficient information on the in-house systems
  • Dealing with inbound/outbound calls to clients to resolve issues
  • Respond to various email communications from clients, dealing effectively with any queries raised
  • Ensure that all tax rebate claims are prepared in full compliance with ICAEW and HMRC standards
  • All other associated administrative duties relevant to the role


Skills and experience required:

  • Law or accountancy degree is advantageous
  • Confident and professional telephone manner with excellent communication skills
  • High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communicator, both written and verbally
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Assertive and able to show initiative when dealing with clients
  • Effective time management with the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • An inquisitive mind with the confidence to ask questions and develop knowledge
  • The ability to learn new processes and systems
  • An ability to work well individually and as part of a friendly team


Salary and benefits:

  • 9.00am – 5.00pm, Monday to Friday (35 hours per week)
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension
  • £18,000 – £21,000
  • Bonus scheme (based on company and individual performance)
  • ATT study support will be provided

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