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Part Time Tax Consultant

Job Title: Part Time Tax Consultant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South East London, London
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 06/05/2019
Reference: 13965139/001_1540818856
Contact Name: Anna-Marie Tucker
Contact Email: annamarietucker@michaelpage.com
Job Published: October 29, 2018 13:14

Job Description

Part time/Flexible hours TAX Accountant needed for small local practice. 1-2 days a week to be based around flexible working pattern.

Client Details

The practice has a primary focus on providing high quality tax advisory, compliance and business support services to a range of personal and corporate clients within the creative industries. As it is a small practice, there is a key focus on a highly professional, yet friendly and approachable attitude to our clients.

Description

The current vacancy is mainly in personal tax for individuals/sole traders working in the creative industries, although there may be scope to extend this role to corporation tax compliance and other professional services.

The requirement is 1 day per week to be arranged flexibly. The role would ideally suit a highly skilled candidate for whom flexibility in working hours is a priority.

  • The ideal candidate will be qualified to ATT/CTA/ACA or similar level and have experience working in an accountancy practice environment.

  • Familiarity with Excel, Xero, and Taxfiler software is necessary.

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Have an understanding of the creative industries. Knowledge of the classical music business would be a tremendous advantage.

  • The candidate will be capable of working independently and confidently to produce self-assessment tax returns for sole traders/individuals.

  • Some administrative work may also required to ensure the smooth running of a small practice.

Profile

  • Salary in the range of £35-45K pro rata, depending on qualifications and experience.

  • Be able to produce sole trader accounts from excel or paper-based records.

  • Review and manage the self-assessment tax return process for a portfolio of clients throughout the tax year.

  • Exhibit technical competence to undertake the relevant area of work. To that end, undertake the preparation and finalisation of self-assessment tax returns whilst using and understanding legislation appropriately.

  • In particular, familiarity with the legislation around double taxation of business profits is required.

  • Be capable of taking responsibility for billing tax return fees, keeping accurate records, monitoring own time incurred, completing time sheets accurately, on a timely basis and undertake analysis as directed.

  • Liaise with the client throughout the year and practice the principles of excellent client service at all times.

  • Identify and advise on tax planning opportunities and to undertake specialist technical assignments as required.

Job Offer

Competitive