Tax & Financial Accountant

  • Job Reference: 12069
  • Date Posted: 13 December 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Oakham, Rutland
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

Our client - a successful, growing accountancy practice based in East Leicestershire - is seeking an experienced Tax & Financial Accountant to join their team on a full-time permanent basis.

You would be using the latest cloud-based applications to provide a broad range of accounting and business support services - mainly to early-stage technology businesses - many of whom are based in Cambridge or London, with a growing number overseas.

The practice supports their clients with all aspects of financial management & reporting, providing a number of advisory services incl. support for funding rounds, assistance with claiming Government support for research & development activities.

This is a tax advisory & compliance role, working collaboratively on research & development tax relief claims, employee share incentive schemes and EIS / SEIS investments, as well as overseeing standard tax compliance processes such as corporation tax & VAT.

The Role
The successful candidate will be responsible for:

*Acting as a key point of contact, both internally & for clients,
*Ownership of corporate tax returns & VAT return processes,
*Liaising with bookkeeping team, monitoring progress with the year-end statutory accounts,
*Managing tax compliance issues, incl. P11d & annual ERS submissions,
*Preparing R&D tax credit claims,
*EIS / SEIS / advanced assurance & compliance statements,
*EMI valuations & filings.

The Right Person
This is an ideal opportunity for a finance professional possessing an excellent understanding of legislative requirements, to pursue a career in financial reporting and taxation in a stimulating and supportive office environment. Candidates should exhibit the following qualities / experience:

*AAT / CTA-qualified, or ACA / CIMA / ACCA with tax experience gained within practice,
*Up-to-date knowledge of tax legislation with a comprehensive understanding of VAT,
*Effective communication skills, confident in presenting financial information to clients & colleagues at all levels,
*Excellent planning, organisation & deadline time keeping skills, with the ability to effectively prioritise a diverse workload,
*A collaborative worker, supporting team members, not afraid to ask questions,
*Proactive with an eagerness to learn & develop professional,
*Strong IT skills (knowledge of Xero would be an advantage).

*Appointment Type: Permanent
*Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 (subject to experience)
*Hours: Full-Time 9:00am - 5:30pm
*Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays (increasing 1-day per year up to 25+STAT)
*Employee Workplace Pension (3% ERs / 5% EEs)
*Benefits incl. Gym Membership, Medicash Plan, Long Service Award, Free On-Site Parking

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