Tax Accountant

Tax Accountant

Job Title: Tax Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
REF: 895943
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Our client, a successful accountancy practice, is seeking a Tax Accountant 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 but will involve a small amount of accounting / bookkeeping during quite periods.

The ideal individual will be studying for or hold the ATT qualification and have strong interpersonal skills, an outgoing personality and will work well in a small friendly team environment.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Preparation of personal tax returns
  • Preparation of CT600
  • Carrying out compliance work and working on adhoc advisory work
  • 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

Skills and experience required:

  • Previous experience of personal tax within a practice environment is essential
  • Qualified or studying towards ATT
  • Practical experience of using software systems in the preparation of tax returns
  • 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:

  • £25,000 - £30,000 dependent upon experience
  • 20 days annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Free car parking