UHY Ross Brooke Chartered Accountants

Tax Assistant / Consultant – Newbury, Berks

Tax Assistant / Consultant – Newbury Office

We are keen to hear from Tax professionals in the Newbury area. Prepare tax returns for clients, be responsible for the file and return preparation prior to review by Director.

Main duties:

  • Administer a portfolio of clients including HNWI’s, Partnerships and Trusts.
    Request and collate information, prepare and submit self-assessments for clients. Advise payment amounts and deadlines.
  • Consider and advise on basic tax planning opportunities for clients.
  • Maintain client relations through email and telephone contact, participate in client meetings.
  • Assist other members of staff and directors with their tax queries. Encourage further reading if necessary.
  • Correspond with HMRC concerning routine tax matters (i.e. tax codes, checking repayments / tax calculations), assist with the handling of HMRC enquiries.
  • Undertake tax planning research projects under the direction of the Tax Director and Senior Tax Manager and prepare reports to summarise the project findings.
  • Prepare capital gains tax calculations. Maintain share and asset pool database for relevant clients.
  • Consider budgets and draft bills for Directors approval on own cases.
  • Complete supported study and keep up to date with professional CPD requirements.
  • Develop a keen understanding of crypto assets, relevant platforms and exchanges, transaction identification and tax software and reporting, to support the Senior Tax Manager.
  • Assist with the P11D process for the firm’s clients. Prepare and file P11D(b)’s and related in-year forms (such as the P46(car)) with HMRC.
  • Prepare PAYE Settlement Agreements for review and submission to HMRC.
  • Ensure compliance with the firm’s Anti-money laundering and other policies.

Professional experience and qualifications:

  • ATT or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years working in a tax environment

Other skills:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Tax software
  • Communication skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills, with enthusiasm to knowledge share
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Problem solving; initiative and ability to identify issues and offer appropriate solutions
  • Team work; ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, supporting colleagues and contributing to team goals
  • Self motivated; ability to work and achieve goals independently
  • Organisation skills; effective time management with the ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines in a busy role
  • Flexibility; able to adjust to changing priorities and work requirements whilst maintaining productivity and quality of work
  • Adaptability; willingness to learn and adapt to changes in legislation and procedures

Working arrangements

The working week: Normal hours of work are 37.5 hours per week, to be worked from 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday.

Location: Principal work base is our Newbury office in Berkshire

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Why UHY Ross Brooke?

UHY Ross Brooke is a Top 20 firm of Chartered Accountants based in Newbury, Abingdon, Hungerford and Swindon. We are ambitious people, united in our mission to be exceptional accountants and business advisers delivering seamlessly integrated client service.

Through our UHY network we harness global intelligence and combine this with local presence and knowledge to share technical and commercial insight.

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  • Competitive benefits package & private health care
  • Friendly and supportive environment
  • UHY network partner
  • Hybrid working (where possible)

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Abingdon: 01235 251252
Swindon: 01793 610008
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