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01 Jun 2022

Overview of Firm

We are an independent top 10 firm of chartered accountants and business advisors based in Canary Wharf.  With in-depth expertise in many fields of tax, accountancy and finance, we work for clients ranging from large, listed corporates and SMEs to individuals, their families and their businesses.

Tax Team

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.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The primary role will be to assist and support the Indirect Tax team. It is therefore anticipated that the successful candidate will play a part in the development of the practice. There will be elements of both administrative and, with experience, project work. In the department, there are usually a number of projects going on at any one time, with a lot of smaller queries to be dealt with at the same time. Duties and responsibilities will include, among others:

  • Handling of VAT registrations and VAT returns
  • Liaise with clients in writing, by phone and in face-to-face meetings with other members of the team
  • Liaise with HM Revenue and Customs
  • Handle queries arising from compliance work
  • Insurance Premium Tax compliance duties requiring good spreadsheet skills and the ability to liaise with clients/international associates and meet strict deadlines
  • Billing

Providing support in special projects, as required and according to level of experience, projects might include:

  • Due diligence
  • Coordinating international tax compliance projects and assisting the Indirect Tax team with client compliance reviews
  • Investigation and resolution of indirect tax queries
  • Assistance in development of marketing initiatives

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a 2.1 degree, attained or expected
  • Minimum of 112 UCAS points (2017 tariff) (excluding general studies)

Personal Attributes:

  • Numerate
  • Good written skills
  • Computer literate with Word and Excel
  • Able to communicate effectively and keep others informed
  • Enthusiastic
  • Takes responsibility
  • Completes work to a high standard of accuracy
  • Completes tasks on time
  • Uses initiative
  • Works well as part of a team
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to cope with the pressure of high and varying workloads
  • Willing to take advice
  • Keen to develop own potential
  • Drive, personal effectiveness and resilience
  • Flexible in approach to work and willing to learn new skills
  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Area of Specialism: Tax
  • Degree Result Required: 2:1
  • Location: Canary Wharf, London
  • Salary: Competitive + Benefits
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