Private Client Tax Senior

Canterbury/Hybrid
Competitive salary + benefits
20 May 2024
12 Jun 2024
Approved employer
Accountant, Tax
Permanent
Full time
Manager

The role of the Private Client Tax Senior is client-facing and you will oversee a portfolio of clients, establishing yourself as a reliable and trusted advisor while providing essential assistance to senior team members and guiding junior colleagues.

This role requires you to serve as the main point of contact for colleagues, clients, HMRC, and other interested parties encompassing a wide array of responsibilities. Alongside the diverse workload and the challenge of assisting various taxpayers, there are opportunities to develop specialisms when these arise.  

About the role

  • Managing a varied and interesting client portfolio (including high net worth individuals, self-employed, landlords and entrepreneurs) and oversee the annual compliance of Self-Assessment tax returns - including the review of tax return work and corresponding workings / schedules prepared by junior members of the team.
  • Supervise and provide ongoing support for junior members of the team and provide feedback where appropriate. 
  • Working alongside more experienced members of the team and liaising with HMRC, clients and internal teams as needed. 
  • Managing internal team workflows to ensure efficient work practices, coordinating both client and internal deadlines, and regularly reviewing WIP for financial hygiene. 
  • The opportunity to continue your professional development through training courses, research, and application of legislation to client matters and ongoing technical support. 
  • The opportunity to be involved with ad-hoc advisory planning and projects involving a multitude of taxes, including Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax, both for existing client portfolios and prospect clients.
  • Opportunity for networking and business skills development. 

What we're looking for

  • Strong attention to detail. 
  • Ability to meet deadlines.    
  • Team player.   
  • Experience with a client-facing role.
  • Experience managing a portfolio of clients.
  • Ideally ATT qualified.
  • Up-to-date legislation knowledge.

What we can offer

  • Financial wellbeing – competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, Westfield Health Cash Plan, income protection. Options to increase pension, life assurance and healthcare cash plan (for yourself and/or family)
  • Leave – 25.5 days plus bank holidays, holiday buying (up to 5 days)
  • Mental wellbeing – hybrid working (3 days in the office/2 from home) and flexible working policies, employee assistance programme and counselling
  • Physical wellbeing – we also offer voluntary benefits such as BUPA PMI/Westfield Hospital Treatment insurance, critical illness insurance, BMI health assessment, GymFlex, annual flu jab
  • Recognition – monthly nominations for financial awards based on culture and values
  • Development – we offer continuous support and development with clear mapped progression routes across the business, as well as access to internal and external training courses
  • Diversity, inclusion and belonging – we operate several family-friendly policies and take proactive steps to create an inclusive environment
  • ESG – give as you earn, 1 extra day off each year to take up volunteering opportunities. Opportunities to support our commitment to charitable causes
  • Travel – other optional benefits include: cycle to work scheme, travel insurance, interest-free season ticket loan (London only), interest-free car/motorbike loan

About Kreston Reeves

With 200 years of history, we are an award-winning professional services firm with offices in London, Kent and Sussex. We provide a full range of accountancy, business advisory and wealth services, tailored to our clients’ needs.

We guide our clients, colleagues and communities to a brighter future.  We help businesses, not for profit organisations, individuals and families with more than just accountancy, business and wealth advice.

Our dedication to providing a personal service is what sets us apart – we get to know you, understand your goals, support and advise you on your journey to help you realise your ambitions.

We’re proud to be B Corp™ certified, demonstrating our commitment to our environmental, social and governance programme which is central to our purpose and vision.  We actively encourage all our colleagues to give back to their local communities whenever they can.

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