Personal Tax Senior


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February 16, 2024
Job Type
£30000 - £33000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Laura Banks
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Our Client an established and reputable firm of Chartered Accountants with offices across the North West are currently recruiting a Personal Tax Senior in their busy Northwich office on a full time basis.

Reporting to the Client Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing a portfolio of personal tax clients and subsequent tax activities including planning, compliance and preparation of personal tax returns.

The main purpose of the role is to provide advice to clients in relation to personal tax matters. The successful candidate must understand tax legislation, compliance with relevant laws and the impact this has on a business. They must also be commercially aware and able to identify opportunities to minimise the personal tax bills of their clients.
Responsibilities include liaison with HMRC and completion of all required government documents relating to taxes.

Personal Tax Senior - Roles & Responsibilities:

-Effectively manage a portfolio of personal tax clients, building a positive working relationship with clients and the practice
-Liaise with clients to provide the appropriate information required in a timely manner
-Plan, prepare and execute client personal tax returns in accordance within specified deadlines
-Ensure tax liability is correctly calculated and communicated to the client accordingly
-Responsible for the completion of client P11D forms and submission of these to HMRC
-Liaise with HMRC and other third parties on behalf of the client.
-Maintain current working knowledge of tax laws and regulations, including new filing practices, deadlines, and any company-specific information
-Record chargeable time daily and, where required, to work within fee budgets
-Review work by junior colleagues / trainees within the team
-Undertake such other duties that are required commensurate with the role
Personal Tax Senior - Skills, Knowledge & Experience
-Previous experience in a similar role within an accounting practice, dealing with all aspects of personal tax
-Able to work on own initiative but also a good team player with great interpersonal skills which will be required to work in a small dedicated team.
-Highly organised and a good planner with efficient time management and abiiliy to work under pressure at certain times of the year.
-Tax or accountancy qualifications or working towards would be an advantage. Opportunity for further study would be available to the right person.
-Happy to assist colleagues with their portfolios, where there are workflow pressures.
-Ability to deliver ‘right first time’ tax returns and accompanying letters for review.
-Able to undertake appropriate research on own initiative when presented with unfamiliar issues but equally happy to ask colleagues for advice.


-Competitive salary and performance related bonus scheme
-36 days holiday inclusive of bank/pubic holidays and Christmas closure
-Option to buy/sell a maximum of 5 days holiday
-Flexible working
-Employee assistance programme (which includes; Life support, Legal information, Bereavement support, Medical Information, CBT & Managerial Support
-Pension scheme – 4% employer contribution
-Life assurance cover (2 x annual salary)
-On-site parking


This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking highly regarded accounting practice where your journey to success in uncapped.

To find out more please APPLY TODAY

This vacancy is being handled by Laura Banks – Kenton Black Finance

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, Leyland, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Belfast, Worcester, Dundee and Aberdeen, 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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