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Tax Associate

Grant Thornton Ltd (Channel Islands)
Guernsey, Channel Islands
Closing date
27 May 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Not applicable
Full Time
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Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

• Assists in the preparation of personal and company tax returns for UK and Jersey/Guernsey entities and  corresponds  by letter, email and telephone, ensuring accuracy and timely preparation to meet deadlines, ensuring work is completed to a high standard before review, clearly highlighting any issues and endeavours to exceed client expectations.
• Provides support in a broad range of other areas of UK taxation including, but not limited to, Inheritance Tax and Trust taxation.  Full training will be provided in all areas of tax.
• Assists in preparation of supporting schedules by analysing backing documentation in a complete and thorough manner.
• Responsible for the checking of assessments, statements of account and surcharge notices for accuracy and highlighting any anomalies.
• Liaising with UK and Jersey/Guernsey tax authorities regarding queries and responding in an efficient and timely manner, developing knowledge over time and increasing confidence to deal with more complex issues.
• Develops an understanding of the firm’s products and services and the client base to ensure client retention and growth.
• Acts as an ambassador of the firm.


• Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills and has the confidence to deal with people at all levels.
• Has the ability to apply knowledge and experience and display initiative and lateral thinking coupled with the ability to solve routine problems and analyse data from a variety of different sources.
• Is a team player but also has the confidence to work alone on small engagements, coupled with a flexible attitude and a proactive approach to work and be willing to work additional hours to meet deadlines as necessary.
• Possesses excellent organisational and time management skills.
• Is motivated to perform and committed to effective client service.
• To have attention to detail to ensure that the quality of work meets the company’s ethical and professional standards and supports organisational success.


Company info
St James Place
St James Street
St Peter Port
Channel Islands

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