Personal / Private Client Tax Advisor, £22-35k, Blackburn


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March 25, 2022
Blackburn, United Kingdom
Job Type
£22000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Pension; Hybrid Working; Employee Referral Scheme; L&D Events; Social Events
Start date
Contact Name
Laura Banks
Contact Email


Company details and job overview:

Kenton Black are delighted to be working with a leading independent firm of business advisers supporting owner managed businesses. Based in Blackburn, Lancashire, the firm’s core client base of owner managed businesses resides in East Lancashire but extends throughout the UK and internationally.
They work in partnership with many other professional services across the North West, bringing a trusted full suite of support to clients.

This role will take responsibility for the delivery of tax compliance services to a portfolio of individuals, partnerships and trust clients. You will be contributing to advice, and work on all aspects of personal tax matters within the allocated portfolio of clients; working within a wider tax team, alongside other private client and corporate tax departments and supporting the Directors within the firm.

Key Benefits/Rewards on offer

-25 days annual leave + bank holidays
-Hybrid Working
-Employee Referral Bonus
-Varied Learning & Development Opportunities
-Regular social events
-Client Referral Scheme

Your new role as “Personal / Private Client Tax Advisor”

-As a “Personal/ Private Client Tax Advisor” you will be responsible for a general portfolio of personal tax clients and dealing with compliance matters including preparation and submission of Annual Tax Returns of all allocated clients; ensuring all are compliant with tax regulations;
-As a “Personal/ Private Client Tax Advisor” you will be looking after the day-to-day issues/queries from clients working with relevant team specialists as appropriate;
-You will be Liaising with HMRC and clients on all personal tax issues;
-Your job role will also incorporate co-ordinating with other professional services to oversee their input into transactions and other tax advisory projects;
-As a “Personal/ Private Client Tax Advisor” you will also be developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients and understanding the client's business in order to identify areas for the provision of tax and other services;
-You will provide tax advice to clients, in a supported environment, which may include legislative changes or tax efficient planning advice where appropriate;
-Within this role you will also be responsible for providing consistent client service of a high quality which includes maintaining regular client contact such as face to face meetings, e-mail correspondence and telephone discussions;
-In addition to the above you will also be assisting with ad hoc project work, that may include work on P11Ds and working across teams within the private client practice;
-This role requires you to respond quickly to, as well as anticipating, client requests/needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided, and maintaining regular contact with clients.

Experience & Qualifications required to apply:

-3+ years’ experience within a private client role;
-Experience in preparing self-assessment tax returns for individuals, partnerships and trusts;
-Proficient in undertaking research of technical legislation, HMRC manuals and guidance;
-Excellent communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office applications;
-Experienced in the use of tax return software, ideally CCH;
-ATT qualified

Key Attributes include:

-Excellent written and oral communication.
-High level of personal integrity and honesty.
-Ability to work both independently on own initiative, and as part of a team
-Good organisational skills.
-Excellent attention to detail
-Motivation and drive


Should you choose to explore opportunities within this leading accounting firm you will joining a firm that has been established for over 90 years and you will be part of a forward thinking environment which is a fantastic place to work and a firm that continues to grow. With growth comes tremendous opportunities.
They are excited to see what the future holds developing their business and their people. As a leading Independent practice they have unparalleled opportunities to push the right candidates through the business.

This vacancy is being handled by Laura Banks – Kenton Black Finance. To explore this role further please click on the link below and APPLY TODAY

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level accounting trainees to Director and Partner level. Operating from local offices in, Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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