Tax Assistant – Southampton

  • Job type: Full Time
  • Salary: £16,500 - £20,000
  • Location: Southampton
  • Start date: asap
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Job Sector: Accountancy
  • Posted: 03/07/2019

A leading and independently owned tax and accountancy practice is seeking a Tax Assistant to be based in Southampton to join its expanding team. You will be part of a friendly, enthusiastic team in a company wanting to invest in your career.

Full training support is offered to study towards a professional qualification – ATT.

As the Tax Assistant, your duties will be to:

  • Delivering high quality service to clients
  • Assist with running a portfolio of clients which may including sole traders, partners, trusts
  • Liaising with third parties and the clients in respect of the collation of tax return information
  • Ensuring administration of the portfolio is completed including all aspects of compliance, accounts, tax returns and tax computations
  • Ensuring clients are notified of their tax liabilities in a timely manner
  • Answering client ad-hoc questions and enquiries in respect of the clients’ personal tax affairs
  • Client billing and time analysis

To be a successful Tax Assistant you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Must be able to plan workload in order to prioritise work to meet conflicting deadlines and cope with pressure.
  • Good written communication skills are necessary to draft correspondence.
  • Must have good inter-personal skills to be able to liaise with clients and other staff members.
  • An enthusiasm to learn and pursue a career in taxation
  • Good IT skills, word, excel etc
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s A*-C including English and Maths or equivalent

You are required to work 37.5 hours a week. In return, the Tax Assistant will receive a salary of £16,500 – £20,000 per annum depending on experience and full training support.

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