Tax Assistant Job Vacancy

The Firm is offering a role in its busy and expanding Creative Industries department with specialisation in the Entertainment and Arts sectors. The role involves dealing with companies in the Film, Theatre, Animation and Video Games sectors. You will support the team to provide timely and accurate delivery of technical tax services to clients in conjunction with the Creative Industries Tax Manager and liaising with other specialists within the Creative Industries team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Undertake technical support and research in delivering tax services as directed to meet client needs liaising with relevant Consultant/Partner
  • Prepare personal tax returns for review by Consultant/Partner
  • Assist with basic tax planning, projects, compliance matters and deal with client queries. Draft correspondence to clients for review by Consultant/Partner
  • Obtain an understanding of the principles of residency, ordinary residency and domicile, capital gains tax, inheritance tax and understand the taxation of death estates and trusts
  • Take responsibility for the delivery of the complete tax computation and return for typical straight forward companies ready for review by a Consultant/Partner
  • Take responsibility for compliance administration and quarterly and year end processes
  • Prepare tax credit calculations under strict time limits
  • Work in collaboration with the team to share knowledge and ideas to assist in the communication and achievement of team goals
  • Start to develop profile and build knowledge in a specific area of technical expertise, i.e. Creative Industries
  • Begin to build a network of professional contacts in industry
  • Assist with marketing initiatives and build knowledge and awareness of all aspects of the firm’s service to help identify opportunities to up sell and cross sell services to clients
  • Support marketing and business development initiatives
  • Engage positively with the business and advocate the firm’s values
  • Take responsibility for own personal and professional behaviour
  • Actively progress own learning and development
  • Act with honesty and integrity in all dealings with clients, contacts and colleagues whilst respecting confidentiality and building trust

Technical, training and skill levels 

  • Part qualified or willing to study ATT/ACA/ACCA
  • Appropriate experience within relevant tax discipline at this level
  • Able to compute figures rapidly and accurately and analyse and interpret financial data
  • Develop good technical and compliance knowledge and skills and develop an area of expertise with support
  • Maintain professional scepticism
  • Start to understand and identify business risk
  • Effective use of business tools and IT
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Good planning, time management and organisational skills
  • Effective team player
  • Build relationships with peers internally and externally
  • Understand other client facing service areas: audit, theatre division, business services, payroll
  • Excellent client liaison skills
  • Demonstrate awareness of relevant financial targets and constraints
  • Seek innovative solutions with 'out of the box' thinking to deliver excellent client service
  • Generate and implement new ideas to progress the business
  • Start to develop specialist expertise relevant to servicing client portfolio
  • Build business acumen
  • Develop good networking and rapport building skills
  • Start to support Marketing and business development activities
  • Engage positively with the business

Additional Duties

  • Any other ad-hoc duties relevant to the demands of the role


Additional Details

  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience: Entry-level
  • Compensation: £24,000 - £28,000


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