Tax Assistant (School leaver)

Employer
Grunberg & Co.
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Sector
Accounting - practice
Salary band
£20,000 - £30,000
Contract type
School leaver programmes
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

We are looking for a high calibre, enthusiastic school leaver to join our tax team as a Tax Assistant.

We are an award-winning top 100 accountancy firm, achieving in 2019, Top 10 Accountancy Employer, finalists for Graduate and Non-Graduate Programme of the year, Mid-Tier Firm of the Year and Tolley’s Best Single Office Tax Practice in the UK.  We have fantastic modern offices in North London and are forward thinking in our approach to both clients and staff and offer a supportive and progressive working environment. 

Our clients range from private individuals to owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs, charities, and large limited companies across a broad range of industries.  In order to ensure we meet our core values of quality of service, client care and commercial advice in plain and simple English, in this ever-changing technological world, we continue to develop our processes and procedures to meet our clients’ needs.  We are continually growing via word of mouth and our reputation.  It an exciting time to join our team!

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to pursue a career in tax and work within our award-winning tax team.  The successful candidate will be given formal training, working towards gaining their CTA qualification becoming a Chartered Tax Advisor.  This position offers flexible working hours, including working from home after probationary period and full study support.

You will work in a friendly and progressive team who believe in giving you responsibilities early on supporting them to deliver a high standard of compliance work to their clients.  You will learn how to prepare tax returns, meeting deadlines and budgets, liaise with clients on tax matters and deal with HMRC.  As well as your formal technical training gained via your studies, you will also attend inhouse training to further expand your knowledge and be provided with opportunities to attend personal development training which will support your growth with us.  As your knowledge and experience develops, there will be opportunities to work within the specialist tax advisory services offered by the department. Each trainee receives individual support through their training with a dedicated study champion and a partner mentor who will guide them through their career progression.

During your first year you will learn how to:

  • Prepare personal tax returns and rental accounts
  • Submit tax returns
  • Prepare VAT registrations
  • Prepare P11Ds
  • Assist with administration of fee protection work
  • Develop skills to communicate with stakeholders

As your role develops through your second and third year you will be taking on more responsibility dealing with clients and helping to supervise new trainees.

To be successful in this role you will need to be dedicated and conscientious to meet the demands of your studies whilst working full-time.  You will need to be confident, have good communication skills with the ability to build relationships, be commercially aware and enjoy working as part of a team. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is also required.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong Work Ethic: Demonstrates commitment to balancing work and study responsibilities, consistently meeting deadlines and exceeding expectations.
  • Time Management: Efficiently allocates time for work, study, and personal commitments to ensure optimal productivity and successful multitasking.
  • Adaptability: Quick to grasp new concepts and adapt to evolving tax regulations, showcasing a proactive approach to learning and staying updated.
  • Attention to Detail: Displays a meticulous eye for detail, ensuring accuracy in tax calculations and documentation, minimising errors and promoting precision.
  • Effective Communication: Clearly conveys information, both written and verbal, fostering open communication with colleagues and clients while maintaining professionalism.

Entry requirements

  • Minimum 120 UCAS points (300 UCAS points or more for those who passed exams prior to 2017) or the equivalent.
  • GCSE minimum of Grade 6 for Maths and English Language and minimum of Grade 4 for all other subjects (B or above in Maths and English Language and C or above for all other subjects for those who passed exams prior to 2017) or equivalent.
  • Have the right to work in the UK. 

Company

We are an award-winning top 100 accountancy firm, achieving in 2019, Top 10 Accountancy Employer, finalists for Graduate and Non-Graduate Programme of the year, Mid-Tier Firm of the Year and Tolley’s Best Single Office Tax Practice in the UK. We have fantastic modern offices in North West London. We are forward thinking in our approach to both clients and staff and offer a supportive and progressive working environment.

Company info
Telephone
02039894124
Location
5 Technology Park
Colindeep Lane
London
London
NW9 6BX
GB

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