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Graduate Trainee Tax Accountant

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  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £22000 - £24000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Joanna Engel

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Our Client seeks a Graduate Trainee Tax Accountant to join its team based in Guildford Town Centre. The Graduate Trainee Tax Accountant would have the opportunity to cover a wide scope of tax services, whilst being mentor through your tax training, allowing you to reach your potential.

Duties of the Graduate Trainee Tax Accountant include:

  • Completion of UK/US Self-Assessment tax returns, tax equalisation and hypothetical calculations
  • Completion of HMRC forms
  • Assisting with client arrival and departure meetings
  • Assisting managers with tax planning for individual clients on investments, pensions, capital gains and allowances
  • Assisting managers with corporate client's employer tax issues, including PAYE Settlement Agreements and Short-Term Business Visitor reporting
  • Assisting Private Client Team with US tax administration and compliance.
  • Assisting HR professionals with Global Mobility consulting matters including policy, employment agreements and social security compliance in conjunction with our partner firms
  • Assisting managers with client tax audits (S9a enquiry) and liaising with HMRC
  • Assisting Client Service Team with client administration, forms, and invoicing.
  • Dealing with HMRC related client tax affairs such as tax coding and payment notices
  • Liaising with overseas offices and partner firms and coordinating exchange of information and review of tax treatment between two countries
  • Involvement in all aspects of the clients' tax affairs to become their first point of contact, responsibility for the compliance cycle and working towards the filling deadlines.
  • Preserve and build on relationships with clients and provide high levels of client service
  • Assist senior members of staff in winning new work by proactively identifying new opportunities and assisting with client proposals
  • Attend business development meetings with opportunities to present at client meetings/workshops/training

Requirements or the Graduate Trainee Tax Accountant include:

  • Interest in tax/global mobility and commitment to self-development & learning
  • A degree of flexibility to meet client /department needs and deadlines and ability to work to those deadlines/time management.
  • Ability to build strong client relationships with a foundation of trust and responsibility
  • To have a very good attention to detail and organisational skills
  • A strong work ethic and be enthusiastic and proactive, and be able to work independently and in a team
  • Computer literate with a good knowledge of excel and word


  • Entry requirement for trainees is three 'A' Levels at Grades BBB or above and a 2.1 degree.
  • Accepted degree subjects - Any
  • Full study support will be provided for ATT and CTA exam

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