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Deadline

30 Sep 2016

  • Job Type: Graduate Job
  • Profession: Tax Profession
  • Start Date: September 2016
  • Number of Positions: 2
  • Location: Canary Wharf, London
  • UCAS Points: 300
  • Disciplines Recruited From: Any
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Degree Required: 2:2

Responsibilities:

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

  • Handling client queries (in conjunction with the Tax Manager/Supervisor);
  • Liaising with clients, usually by phone;
  • 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;
  • Corresponding with HMRC with regard to making payments of tax and dealing with enquiries from 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; and
  • In time, the successful candidate will become involved with complex compliance issues and consultancy projects.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a 2.2 degree with relevant experience;
  • Minimum of 300 UCAS points (excluding general studies);
  • A in Maths GCSE;
  • B in English GCSE; and
  • Must be willing to study the ATT qualification.

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.
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