Tax Advisor (qualified) / Private Client

Gravesend, Kent | £35k – £40k Negotiable | KL117

We are seeking a qualified Tax Advisor, for our clients busy Private Client department, ideally based in Gravesend, but they will consider other office locations as well. This is a busy and varied role covering all aspects of private client taxation work. Experience and knowledge is required in the following fields:

Our Client

Our esteemed client is a renowned law firm headquartered in Kent, boasting a rich history of over 130 years of excellence. Their innovative and award-winning modern approach sets them apart in the legal landscape. With a firm commitment to both professional excellence and community engagement, they provide a vibrant and supportive environment where legal professionals can truly thrive.

Responsibilities

  • Self-assessment tax returns including employee share options, foreign income, self-employment, land and property and disposal of assets
  • Claiming reliefs for investment schemes such as EIS, SEIS and VCT’s
  • Preparing profit and loss accounts for the self-employed and landlords
  • Undertaking capital gains tax computations to assist in the completion of the tax returns
  • Completion of non-resident capital gains tax reports
  • Dealing with HMRC enquiries
  • Dealing with reconciling the tax position up to the date of death
  • Annual trust accounts and tax returns
  • Estate tax returns for the administration period
  • Tax implications and compliance for trust set up and termination
  • Complex taxation of discretionary settlements
  • Inheritance tax advice and compliance for relevant property trusts
  • Capital gains tax advice and compliance
  • Income tax advice and compliance in relation to trusts and estates
  • International tax compliance such as FATCA

Requirements

  • Experience as a Tax Advisor is a prerequisite for consideration.
  • Familiarity with STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) is preferred but not mandatory.

What my client offers

Apart from a competitive salary the firm assists in career development/studying and candidates undertaking STEP will also be considered.

Other benefits include:

  • A one-off taxable payment of £1000 to welcome you aboard after six months continuous service, irrespective of the employee’s role or earnings when applying directly through our website
  • 25 days holiday plus statutory and bank holidays
  • Private healthcare through AXA after six months of continuous employment if you choose to opt in
  • Workplace pension through Scottish Widows
  • 30% discount on all legal services for members of staff where you instruct the firm
  • 25% discount on legal services for staff’s immediate family members (namely parents, siblings and children)
  • Introduction bonuses payable if you introduce a new member of staff to the Firm (subject to terms and conditions, amounts vary)
  • No sick bonus of £100 payable in December if you have zero days off sick in the year
  • Formal black tie Christmas party every year and annual summer BBQ/party firm wide

Application Process

 To apply for the Tax Advisor position, please submit your updated resume and a tailored cover letter outlining your relevant experience and qualifications via email to keith@legadorecruitment.co.uk expressing your interest and outlining your qualifications.

Job Reference

KL117

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £35k – £40k Negotiable

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Ability to Commute:

  • Gravesend (required)

Work Location: In person