Personal Tax Assistant


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August 1, 2023
Job Type
£22000 - £30000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Ryan Welch
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Are you passionate about numbers and taxation?

Do you have a keen eye for detail and a desire to assist individuals in managing their personal taxes?

If so, Kenton Black have an exciting opportunity for you!

About Us:

This firm is a leading accounting and financial services firm based in South Manchester.

Their dedicated team of professionals is committed to providing exceptional tax and financial solutions to individuals and businesses alike. With years of experience and a client-centric approach, they take pride in delivering accurate, reliable, and personalized services.

Role Overview:

As a Personal Tax Assistant, you will be an integral part of their tax team, responsible for supporting clients in managing their personal tax affairs efficiently and in compliance with relevant regulations. You will work closely with experienced tax professionals, gaining valuable insights and building your expertise in personal taxation.


• Career mentoring and training
• Competitive salary of between £22,000 - £30,000, dependent upon experience
• Up to 31 days holiday
• Discretionary bonus scheme
• ‘Dress for your day’ policy
• Monetary voucher for your birthday and at Christmas
• Flexible working with core hours between 10am - 4pm
• Employee Assistance Programme Smart Health which includes 24/7 GP & mental health support
• Monthly fitness and activity clubs
• Office-wide breakfasts
• Free parking on site

Key Responsibilities:

• Assisting in the preparation and review of personal tax returns for a diverse client base.
• Conducting research on tax laws and regulations to ensure accurate and up-to-date advice.
• Liaising with clients to gather relevant financial information and resolve queries.
• Identifying tax-saving opportunities and advising clients on tax planning strategies.
• Keeping abreast of changes in tax legislation and analysing their impact on client tax positions.
• Supporting senior tax professionals with complex tax matters and special projects.


• Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
• Strong understanding of personal taxation and relevant laws.
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
• Proficiency in using tax software and MS Office applications.
• Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
• Professional qualifications such as ATT (Association of Taxation Technicians) or working towards it.
• Previous experience in personal tax preparation or related tax roles.

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker 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, Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Dundee, Leeds, Liverpool, Leyland, Manchester and Worcester, 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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