We are working with a Northampton based Accountancy firm looking to recruit a Trainee Tax and Business Services Assistant is this newly created role.  Working for a people centric organisation you will receive a comprehensive training plan. Duties will include:

  • Preparation of self-assessment tax returns using our IRIS software
  • Preparation of accounts for sole traders, partnerships, and other unincorporated entities
  • 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

The ideal candidate will have a passion for accounting, in particular tax.  The key requirements:

  • Degree – minimum of 2:1 or AAT qualified
  • 7 A-C grades at GCSE level, 3 A-C grades at A Level
  • First time passes in any Professional (accountancy) exams taken
  • 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

Debbie Burbage Financial Recruitment is committed to equal opportunities and diversity.  Candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. We are a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC) and are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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