Tax Assistant

London (West), London (Greater)
£22,000 to £25,000 per annum
06 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
Job Role
Seniority Level
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

An independent chartered accountants based in Central London are looking for a Tax Assistant to join their team. They will support candidates who wish to study towards the ATT qualification, and are offering a competitive remuneration package. The role will involve preparing tax returns and other documents for Manager review, and providing administration assistance where required.

The Role

  • Ensuring you understand what the client’s principle activities and jobs are and being the first point of contact for some clients
  • Assisting clients with ad hoc questions in relation to basic financial matters
  • Assisting clients on setting up and developing internal systems and controls, including implementing suitable accounting software
  • Promote the firm and identify opportunities for obtaining new business
  • Have a full awareness of services offered by the firm
  • Supporting Partners with marketing and business development
  • Prepare Sole Trader Profit and Loss accounts
  • Prepare Self-Assessment, Partnership, and Corporation Tax Returns for review from a Manager
  • Have a full knowledge of compliance and client take-on procedures including Anti-Money Laundering Procedures
  • Help with general administration tasks where required

The Candidate

  • Looking to study towards professional tax qualifications such as ATT
  • Good awareness of technology
  • Competent using MS Office, particularly Word and Excel
  • Self-motivated and able to apply relevant skills to new scenarios
  • Good people and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with accuracy and focus
  • Excellent analytical and research skills
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Great team member

For further information on this Tax Assistant role, please apply directly or contact Hannah Patmore at AJ Chambers.

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