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Tax Assistant

Job Title: Tax Assistant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chertsey
Salary: 20000 - 30000
REF: 1390
Contact Name: Debbie Curtis
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

On behalf of our client, a well-established accountancy practice, we are recruiting for a Tax Assistant to join the firm’s team at its Chertsey office.  This position is best suited to an individual who is keen to pursue a career in tax and work towards ATT/CTA qualification.

The Tax Assistant will work with two Tax Managers and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Tax return preparation
  • Client take on (onboarding)
  • Basic Capital Gains Tax computations
  • Rental accounts
  • Some corporate tax work – i.e. preparation of CT600 from accounts prepared by the Tax Team
  • Potentially assisting with small accounts jobs IF this was of interest
  • Future training and exposure to trust tax returns and compliance
  • Assistance with planning work and consulting with the tax partner
  • Attending meetings with the Tax Partner and potential new clients, to gain experience
  • Looking to build a relationship with clients and hold a small portfolio in the future, with direct client contact and management of fees etc for those clients


The successful applicant will have the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • Have around 1-2 years’ experience within practice
  • Be keen and enthusiastic to train in tax
  • Have good IT skills and preferably some exposure to tax and accounting software
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Be receptive to ongoing training and keen to gain qualification
  • Be a team player and also capable of working on own initiative


As Tax Assistant, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits, the opportunity to qualify, ongoing training and a friendly, supportive working environment.