Tax & Business Services Assistant

Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm

£19,000 to £24,000

Our client a well established and respected practice in Northampton is looking for a Tax and Business services Assistant.

Duties include: 

  • Preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships and other unincorporated entities
  • Preparation of self assessment tax returns using our IRIS software
  • Review of HMRC correspondence, assessments and statements
  • Reconciliation of tax liabilities after preparing computation
  • Communication with clients in relation to taxation matters including arranging delivery of information
  • Communication with HMRC in relation to client taxation matters
  • Assisting managers and partners with other client related tasks



  • Experience in preparation of accounts for  sole traders, partnerships and other unincorporated entities
  • At least 5 passes at GCSE level including English Language and Mathematics at A-C level
  • AAT level 3 or above
  • Willingness to develop tax knowledge and study for ATT
  • Knowledge and experience of using Microsoft Office software
  • Good organisation skills including ability to prioritise
  • Team player with good communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Willingness to learn and develop skills
  • Experience of working in a professional office
  • Ability to drive and access to own transport

 Salary:                         £19,000 and £24,000 though it will depend on experience and qualifications

Hours:                         37.5 hours per week. Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm. A Flexi-Time arrangement is operated subject to core hours and client commitments

Annual Leave: 20 days plus statutory holidays per year

Pension Scheme:        Auto-enrolment into the company pension scheme for eligible employees is offered. Normally a three month postponement period applies