Tax Assistant - Accountancy Practice

Michael Page
Maidstone, Kent
£20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent beneifts
15 Feb 2019
22 Feb 2019
Tristan Finch
Contract type
Part time

A career opportunity has arisen for the right professional who is interested in specialising in personal tax, working for a highly regarded firm of accountants, based in Maidstone. The role presents an ideal career move for either a personal tax focused trainee, looking to further their technical skills with an initial compliance focused role and planning projects down the line, or an AAT all round trainee, interested in specialising in tax.

Client Details

A leading and reputable firm of accountants, based in Maidstone. The firm is well established, supported by a long serving managerial team and wide ranging support team of qualified and part qualified staff. The firm has a good breadth of quality clients, across wide ranging turnovers and industries, providing services across the range, along with advisory and planning services in addition to providing a quality compliance service. Due to continued organic growth the business is looking to bolster this team with the right Tax assistant, with excellent career development prospects on offer, along with study support.


Joining the team based in their Maidstone office as a Tax Assistant, you will undertake a role focused in personal tax (potential for some involvement in accounts as well, should he right candidate bring these skills, or the role can be focused in tax and this can work equally well), You will join the firms successful and growing tax department. The team is seeking a more junior, tax assistant addition looking to develop, learn and gain more experience, responsibility and client contact over time as the right person develops in this firm and role. Full training and support will be offer and they would be happy to support ATT and CTA down the line. You will carve a key position and progress in your career here within this team. You will prepare personal tax returns for wide ranging individuals across HNWIs, directors and wide ranging individuals and develop within this team, dealing with queries, HMRC and progressing technically in your career, over time developing on tax planning projects and working with Tax Director and the team, as a key addition in this team.


You may be either be AAT or ATT studying / qualified, or have developed your career so far through hands on experience only. You will have a background working within an accountancy practice firm environment, or tax specialist firm and have anything from 1 - 3 years or more experience in this sector so far. You may have specialised in tax in your career to date and be looking to further build on your tax career, working on more complex compliance cases and developing the skills to assist managers and the tax director on planning and advisory projects in time. Or, you may have a more all round, trainee background, preparing accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies perhaps, with some tax experience and be looking to focus your career more down the tax discipline, with a demonstrable interest in focusing your career in this field.

Job Offer

£18,000 - £25,000 dependent on experience and background, with benefits and study support in addition.

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