Tax Senior Accountant

Employer
Rutherford Briant
Location
Bedford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 21, 2019
Closes
Aug 23, 2019
Ref
1222770587
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified
Rutherford Briant are currently recruiting for a Tax Senior for a Top 20 accountancy firm based in Bedford. The purpose of the role is to effectively manage and carry out production of personal and corporate tax returns and computations for Partners/Directors/Senior Managers/Managers or own portfolio. Key Responsibilities;
• Request information from client or audit team
• Work through the information and assess the tax impact of each piece of information
• Prepare and generate tax returns using tax software
• Send chasing letters to client if required, address any queries
• Prepare letter to client, detailing liabilities and any tax saving opportunities
• Draft letter for review and make any necessary changes (where appropriate)
• Send letter and tax return to client for signature; log information sent and submit to HMRC
• Liaise with HMRC on clients behalf
• Inform client of tax liabilities; agree these to HMRC statement on account
• Prepare HMRC forms as appropriate (e.g. P35, P11Detc) and ensure all deadlines are met
• Prepare client bill (where appropriate)
• Coach junior staff on work delegated
• Identify tax planning opportunities as appropriate
• Assist on consultancy projects (where required)
• Carry out research projects (where appropriate) Other responsibilities;
• Regularly update your knowledge via Tax section on the Intranet
• Positive involvement with tax advisory work relevant to your skill level Required Skills;
• ATT qualified, studying for CTA (preferable)
• Varied, practical and technical tax knowledge, minimum 2 years practical experience
• Able to train junior members of staff
• Basic accounts knowledge
• IT packages (Excel, tax software, Word)
• Communication skills
• Organisational skills
• Commercial awareness / client focus
• Problem solving and decision making
• Ability to work well under pressure
• Be positive and committed to the firm in dealings with both clients and staff

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