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Job Title Accountant - Contentious Tax Risk and Investigations
Job Location London
Opening Date 23-Sep-2021

We are looking for an Accountant to join our Private Client Tax and Investigations Group. The work of the group involves advising clients in relation to:

  • general Private Client Tax Matters
  • advice to non UK domiciliaries
  • provide support on corporate tax matters
  • HMRC enquiries and tax investigations
  • Code of Practice 8 and 9 and criminal investigations
  • large tax disputes
  • offshore tax matters
  • corporate tax structuring and re-structuring

The role will include:

  • drafting and completing disclosure reports for HMRC and for clients;
  • undertaking detailed tax analysis;
  • meeting HMRC and client deadlines;
  • preparing detailed analysis of tax planning and business structures to assist the team in identifying risks/opportunities;
  • assisting the team with detailed tax forensic work;
  • analysing and interpreting complex financial statements and accounting practices;
  • assisting other groups across the firm as required.

Candidate Profile

The successful candidate will have recently completed a relevant accounting qualification (ACCA or ACA) and be CTA qualified or have the desire to undertake their CTA exams in the future.

They will have excellent academic qualifications and have received good quality training and experience to date and have experience of working in a tax team, filing tax returns, etc. (corporate or personal).

The successful candidate must:

  • be a self-starter with a strong work ethic;
  • have an organised but flexible approach to their work;
  • be able to work well under pressure;
  • have a strong interest in forensic accounting;
  • be able to think and act independently but know when to ask for help and take instruction;
  • be confident, sociable and self-motivated with common sense; and
  • welcome direct exposure to clients.

They will also be expected to take an active interest and role in marketing and business development both for the group and across the firm.