Tax Senior / Manager

posted 14th February 2020
  • United Kingdom
  • £38,000 - £55,000 Per Annum
  • Guildford
  • Full Time


  • £38,000 - £55,000 Per Annum




Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of personal tax clients
  • Responsible for advising on the following taxes:  Income tax, Corporate Tax, VAT, Research and Development, P11D, Form 42
  • Maintain detailed working knowledge of the impact on tax in respect of changes to accounting standards and guidelines
  • Prepare personal, partnership and corporation tax returns, particularly the more complex cases, along with reviewing working paper files prepared by other members of the team
  • Reporting to the Tax Director
  • Follow existing systems, update them, and develop new ones as appropriate
  • To establish good working relationships with all clients, extending the scope of our services beyond straight forward taxation areas


Direct reports:

  • One trainee


Analytical and judgemental skills:          

  • To formulate reasoned views and recommendations, tempering technical knowledge with commercialism to address complex issues, seeking consultation where required.  Good practical judgement
  • Accurate attention to detail.  Working to deadlines


Communication skills:                  

  • To speak with confidence in all client handling situations
  • To write clear, concise presentations and correspond efficiently with colleagues
  • To identify key issues from file reviews and discussions


Personal qualities:

  • To demonstrate utmost integrity, tact self motivation and drive.  Can do attitude, sense of urgency.
  • Able to gain the trust of clients and fellow professionals and support them
  • Organised and capable of managing several tasks and priorities at once, multi-tasking while keeping goals in sight


Qualifications and experience

  • ATT and preferably CTA  qualified with experience of both personal and corporate tax and a good knowledge of VAT, Research and Development, Trusts and Inheritance Tax
  • Up to date knowledge of tax legislation
  • IRIS software ideally

Job reference: 57680JKTAX

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