Trainee Tax Assistant 2021
UHY Hacker Young is a Top 20 firm of Chartered Accountants based in Park Row, Nottingham.
The partners and staff at UHY Hacker Young in Nottingham provide a range of audit, taxation and business advisory services to a varied portfolio of clients. As well as individuals, SMEs and small entities such as sole-traders and partnerships, the firm also manages the affairs of some large businesses with complex, technical requirements.
Through our UHY network we harness global intelligence and combine this with local presence and knowledge to share technical and commercial insight.
This is an opportunity to join the tax department, comprising our tax partner and 12 team members.
Together our team is responsible for providing a wide range of tax compliance and advisory support to a diverse portfolio of businesses and individuals.
The successful candidate will be dealing primarily with personal tax compliance work; corresponding with both clients, other departments within the office, and HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC). There will also be opportunities to experience other areas of tax as you develop.
This role offers supported study towards ATT/CTA qualifications, as well as on the job learning and mentoring.
Main duties will include:
Working as part of a team which looks after a varied portfolio of personal tax clients including: high net worth individuals, business owner managers, property landlords, non-residents, partnerships and trusts.
Dealing with the annual personal tax compliance cycle for your own allocation of clients, including completion of self-assessment tax returns and general related correspondence. You will be liaising directly as necessary with clients, HMRC, and colleagues in other departments.
Working as part of a team to complete and submit annual forms P11D (i.e. reporting of employer provided expenses and benefits).
Helping clients and supporting colleagues with ad-hoc tax queries.
Assisting managers / partners with the delivery of tax planning and high level advice to clients across a broad range of areas related to both business and personal taxation.
- Study Package towards ATT/CTA qualifications.
- 28 days holiday (including bank holidays);
- Discretionary Christmas shutdown not counted as part of holiday entitlement;
- The ability to ‘purchase’ extra days leave in salary sacrifice;
- Private medical insurance at discounted rates;
- Private dental cover at discounted rates;
- Subsidised corporate gym membership at Fitness First;
- Life assurance (4x salary);
- Season ticket loan (for travel);
- Childcare voucher scheme.
- 2.1 Degree (Minimum) any subject
- B, B, B, A-level (or equivalent) (Ideally)
We are looking for a candidate with effective verbal and written communication skills, as tax often requires us to convey complex rules to clients in a clear manner.
This is a client facing role and so strong interpersonal skills are also important.
Working to deadlines is a key part of what we do and often requires us to work collaboratively; we are looking for a keen team player who enjoys working with others.