Kreston Reeves LLP

Tax Advisory Assistant Manager

Competitive salary + benefits
07 Jan 2022
07 Feb 2022
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Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

We are currently recruiting for a Tax Advisory Assistant Manager to join Kreston Reeves. The team is based in our Horsham Office in Sussex with some flexibility on working location.

This is a unique opportunity to move away from a compliance brief to a role with an interesting and varied range of tax work focussed on advice and technical expertise, engaging directly with business owners and wealthy individuals to enable their plans to be achieved tax efficiently.

Firm Introduction

Kreston Reeves advise dynamic businesses, not for profit organisations, private individuals, and families on all areas of business, tax and wealth. We help clients make confident decisions about their future.

With offices across London, Kent and Sussex and international reach via Kreston International, we are dedicated to meeting and exceeding the needs of all our clients wherever their ambition takes them.

We provide a full range of accountancy, tax, business advisory and financial services that will help clients to achieve their personal and business goals.

We are looking for a trusted and valued member of staff to join the current team.

Firm Culture and Benefits

Having started out over 200 years ago, we are long-standing employers across our office communities in Kent, Sussex, London - and beyond. We are truly proud of the reputation we’ve built and we’re grateful to our people for making it stronger every day. Our strong commitment to living our firm’s values means we listen carefully to our teams and enjoy helping each other succeed – creating a culture in which our employees can thrive and provide the highest service to our clients.

We want all our employees to be rewarded for their hard work and enjoy a balanced lifestyle, which is why we offer benefits such as agile working, and an engagement programme centred around mental health and wellbeing.

We are also proud of our active Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. Our own Kreston Reeves Charity Foundation enables us to consistently ‘give back’ to our local communities wherever we can, as well as provide opportunities for our employees to get more involved in charitable work and in choosing the causes which benefit from the Foundation. We give all of our employees the option to take one day paid each year for volunteering so they can support the charitable causes closest to them.

Other benefits we offer our employees include up to 5% contribution on our pension scheme and a grade specific flexible benefit pot to use throughout the year on a range of benefits (including mandatory Private health plan, Death in service and Income protection) from gym membership and restaurant discount cards, to travel insurance and additional health insurance - and much more.

We are proud of the positive culture and flexible working environment our employees enjoy.

Role Description

As a Tax Advisory Assistant Manager, you will work with the Tax Advisory managers and partners to provide tax advice to a diverse range of clients: both existing clients of the firm and new tax advisory specific clients. The tax advisory team as a whole offer tax advice across a breadth of tax areas with the primary focus being tax planning for owner manager businesses and private individuals. Examples of Tax Advisory projects to be supported could include: Company Reorganisations with HMRC clearances, R&D tax relief claims, Share schemes and EMI option schemes, Inheritance Tax planning, property tax planning and SDLT advice. Your role will include attending client meetings and preparation of tax advice, supporting computations and tax planning reports. You will be involved in more complex tax compliance matters, supporting the client service teams in tax technical issues.

You will take responsibility for completing tasks accurately, to deadline and liaising with clients in line with the Client Charter. You will need to demonstrate initiative and judgement and develop technical expertise and progress against technical competencies.

The objectives of the role

To ensure all clients tax needs are met, working as part of the Tax Advisory team, and ensuring that all client service targets are also met.


Along with those responsibilities mentioned above your work will include:

  • Draft replies to client or HMRC correspondence, seeking further input as appropriate.
  • Review of more complex tax returns and workings
  • Drafting tax planning reports and modelling tax implications across a range of areas
  • Preparation of complex tax computations, such as Inheritance Tax, Capital Gains Tax.
  • Undertake tax technical research to support tax planning and tax advice to internal teams and external clients. 
  • Assist with tax updates for non-tax service lines.
  • Working with clients and other advisers to identify their needs and to propose practical tax efficient solutions


  • Qualified ATT or by experience, including accountancy qualification with tax focussed practical experience
  • Team player
  • Driven, self-starter attitude
  • Good communication skills – a good listener as well as strong ability to explain technical matters in an everyday way
  • Flexibility including response to changing client needs and timings

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be a UK/Irish citizen or already possess a current UK Working Visa.

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