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28 Jun 2019

Overview of Firm

As an independent member of PKF International, a network of independent accounting firms, we can provide truly global coverage.

At PKF Littlejohn, every individual matters. You’re more visible, more accountable and more fundamental to our success. If you’re successful you’ll enjoy challenging work in an environment, which encourages personal success. We deliberately seek to recruit individuals who have combined academic excellence with direct experience in business life.

 Tax Division

The Division provides VAT, Corporate Tax and Personal Tax compliance and consultancy services to a wide range of clients and prides itself on the quality of service, high degree of professionalism and personal approach that is offered to each and every client.


To manage a portfolio of clients, providing compliance and consultancy advice; responsibilities might include the following:

  • Liaising with clients, usually by phone
  • Handling client queries (in conjunction with the Tax Manager/Supervisor)
  • Completing corporation tax returns for clients
  • Calculating tax provisions in client’s accounts – this will involve working closely with the audit divisions
  • You may be expected to visit client premises and complete draft computations on site
  • Assisting with the completion of calculations for the tax provision in the accounts
  • Ensuring clients achieve corporate tax compliance, which will involve completing tax returns, completing tax computations and submitting them to the HMRC
  • The successful candidate will maintain the Alpha Tax System software that the firm uses for completing corporate tax returns. This will involve updating the system and maintaining accurate records for reports
  • In time, the successful candidate will become involved with complex compliance issues and consultancy projects

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 2:1 degree;
  • Minimum of 120 UCAS points (excluding general studies)
  • A in Maths GCSE
  • B in English GCSE

Personal Attributes:

  • Analytical thinking
  • Ability to generate workable solutions to problems
  • Takes responsibility
  • Completes work to a high standard of accuracy
  • Questions existing ways of doing things
  • Completes tasks on time
  • Uses initiative
  • Able to cope with the pressure of high and varying workloads
  • Willing to take advice
  • Flexible in approach to work and willing to learn new skills
  • Good written skills; and able to communicate effectively and keep others informed
  • Area of Specialism: Tax
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Location: Canary Wharf, London
  • Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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