Personal Tax Trainee - Weybridge

Ward Williams is a progressive firm based in Weybridge, Uxbridge and Sunninghill providing wide ranging business solutions for small and medium sized businesses. We are dedicated to delivering an exceptional service that will contribute towards our clients’ business success. As a medium sized accountancy firm, we provide a wide range of services including audit and accounts, tax compliance, tax planning, payroll, HR and company secretarial services.

An opportunity has now arisen for a Personal Tax Trainee to work within our Weybridge office.

Job Description

The role of the Personal Tax Trainee is to support the Tax Department and gain experience whilst studying towards the ATT qualification.

The role will include both general tax compliance work as well as taking on the responsibility of processing self assessment tax returns from within a portfolio of clients.

Assistant to the Tax Director and direct line Tax Manager.

Duties will include –

  • Processing self assessment tax returns
  • Overseeing ad hoc administrative duties within the department
  • Undertaking general tax compliance work
  • Assisting senior members of the team
  • Liaising with clients
  • Communicating with HMRC on various client matters

To be considered for this opportunity you must have:

  • A keen interest in the accountancy & tax sector
  • Excellent communication and numeric skills
  • Experience in working within an office environment (preferably)
  • A good proactive attitude towards learning new skills and be able to organise and monitor workload effectively

As a Tax Trainee, you will have a good working knowledge of MS Office, particularly Word and Excel. Good organisational skills, problem solving and communication skills are also important, as is a motivated and proactive approach.

Benefits:

  • Holiday: 25 days, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Accredited best companies award in 2018
  • Life Cover
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Competitive pay
  • High staff retention
  • Fantastic team spirit and working conditions
  • Exceptional training available
  • Career progression opportunities

To apply for the role of Tax Trainee, please email your C.V for the attention of Sally Phillips HR to sally@wardwilliams.co.uk