Tax Consultant

25000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual + GBP25000 - GBP32000/annum
13 Apr 2017
28 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job purpose and primary objectives:
To work as part of the tax team providing an excellent tax service to personal and business clients' in accordance with the firm's values, procedures, prevailing legislation and good professional practice so as to meet or exceed clients' expectations and needs.

Duties and responsibilities:
• Managing a portfolio of personal tax clients and partnerships, preparing tax returns and providing personal tax advice and support.
• Preparing complex corporation tax returns and reviewing simpler ones prepared by others.
• Working with tax and general practice team members to provide excellent, joined up service to clients.
• Preparing forms P11d and tax credit claims.
• Managing own work to budget and raising fees to clients.
• Assisting in training junior team members.
• Identifying tax planning opportunities for clients and working with tax managers and partner to advise.
Reporting and performance management:
• Reporting to the tax managers.
• Quarterly performance reviews, alongside an annual personal development plan, to ensure development is maintained to help you reach your full potential.
• Professional, technical and soft skill training.

We also want you to be:
• Keen to play an active role in a dynamic team and willing to contribute to the success of the team and the firm as a whole.
• Passionate about providing great client service.
• Great at communicating with people at all levels - face to face and in writing.
• Positive and good at using your initiative.
• Organised and good at working under pressure.
• Motivated and well organised.

Our ideal candidate will:
• Be an experienced tax adviser, with both personal and corporate tax experience. We are flexible and will adapt the role to suit the right candidate. The split in personal and corporate tax work will depend on the successful candidate.
• Currently be in tax role with a wide tax background, perhaps in a smaller firm seeking a move to a larger firm.
• Be familiar with the use of recognised software applications (Word, Excel, Outlook and a tax return software package).
• Have excellent verbal and written communication skills as there will be contact with clients at all levels.
• Have good organisational skills as well as the ability to take initiative and contribute to the effective running of the department.

Be prepared for a split role between our Bury and Blackburn offices.
• You may have a tax qualification already or be working towards one (we would consider study support), or you may be qualified by experience.

• 23.5 days' holiday per annum + bank holidays (3.5 days to be used for the Christmas closedown)
• On site free parking
• Flexible benefits (salary sacrifice) scheme including a range of benefits such as private medical insurance, child care vouchers, extra holidays etc.
• Employer pension contribution of 5%
• Death in Service life cover of 2 x salary
• Permanent Health Insurance (PHI) following 2 years' service
• Annualised hours based on 36.25 hours per week (or agreed part time hours)
• Full technical training and support

Salary of between GBP25-32k + the above benefits (pro rata'd for part time)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: GBP32,000.00 /year