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James Gosling

Bookkeeper- Bournemouth

 

AJ Chambers are working with an established, forward thinking Top 15 firm of Chartered Accountants, who are looking for a competent Bookkeeper to join their Bournemouth office.

Candidate should be experienced and able to work independently and as a team member.

 

Our client is looking to recruit a Bookkeeper who is fully experienced in using Sage, Xero, Iris and Quickbooks and has at least 2 years experience working within practice.

Duties will include:

  • Working within the bookkeeping department, working closely with a small team of staff assisting with allocation of work.
  • Providing Bookkeeping services to a portfolio of clients.
  • Bookkeeping to trial balance.
  • Reconcilling multiple bank accounts.
  • Processing quarterly and monthly VAT returns
  • Producing quarterly and monthly Management Accounts
  • Visit clients on site.

For more information or if you wish to apply for this role, please send your CV and details to James Gosling at AJ Chambers. If the company in question interests you, but you do not match the required specification, please contact me to discuss other roles that may be available.

 

Bookkeeper – Bournemouth

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London /

 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

Job Title:

Personal/Mixed Tax Senior

 

 

Responsible to:

Head of Global Private Client Advisory

 

 

Hours per week:

35 hours – flexi-time contract

 

 

Office:

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Main Purpose of the Role:

 

Manage mostly personal tax compliance for a large portfolio of clients with some associated corporation tax. Provide a supporting tax consultancy service to senior members of the team on a diverse range of issues such as incorporation, self-employed tax planning, capital gains tax planning, inheritance tax planning, etc.

 

Background:

 

The tax department contains a mixture of managers and staff. This role will be split between compliance and consultancy and approximately 90% personal tax and 10% corporate tax.

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

 

1. Responsibility for the compliance function for both personal tax and corporate tax clients. This includes:

 

£ Preparation of personal and corporation tax returns for a broad range of clients

£ Monitoring tax return progress to ensure timely completion and submission to the Revenue

£ Advising personal and corporate tax clients of tax liabilities due on a timely basis

£ Liaising directly with clients to ensure both accurate and prompt completion of tax returns

£ Preparation of PAYE Settlement Agreements (PSA)

£ Communicating effectively with clients both orally and in writing

£ Dealing with all client queries promptly and efficiently

£ Reporting to the client partner on all matters relevant to the client's tax affairs

2. Dealing with ad hoc tax consultancy assignments to support the Tax Partner and senior members of the team as and when required, such as:

£ Advising on the tax implications of incorporation;

£ Capital gains tax planning – principle private residence exemption, optimum use of losses

£ Taxation of share scheme options and gains

£ Assisting the Corporate Finance partner on tax issues relating to the purchase and sale of private companies, both client and referral work

£ Enterprise Investment Scheme

3. Identifying tax planning opportunities and following these through with the relevant partner

4. Dealing with detailed Revenue enquiries from inception to completion

Other Duties and Tasks:

Attend clients' premises as and when required

Work with Partners and staff to provide a personal, professional service for the benefit of both clients and the firm.

Such other duties as may be reasonably expected of the post holder.

This list is not exhaustive, and is only an indication of responsibilities.

Decision Making/ Freedom to Act:

This is a senior role in which the individual works autonomously and will take necessary decisions in the ordinary course of providing a comprehensive tax service to clients.

The role involves working with Tax Managers and a Tax Junior, and reports to the Head of Global Private Client Advisory.

Supervision of Others:

The role involves delegating work to the Tax Junior and to review the work when completed, assisting the Tax Junior where necessary.

Dimensions of Job:

Responsibility for the compliance function for approx. 300 personal tax clients including high net worth individuals, partnerships, sole-traders, non-residents, and non-domiciled individuals and approx. 20 corporate tax clients, mainly owner-managed businesses.

 

 

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Person Specification: Personal/Mixed Tax Senior

 

 

Qualifications and Experience

 

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The ideal candidate will be a driven and enthusiastic individual with at least 2 years\' experience within a public practice. Study support is on offer and the firm is known for encouraging their employees to reach their full potential, with progression very much a part of their offering.

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  • Assist in the preparation of other returns to HMRC as required
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  • Preparing client correspondence and meetings as well as attending and presenting at meetings
  • Any other duties as reasonably requested
  • assisting the partner in their management of their portfolio

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  • Ability to communicate with both clients and HMRC
  • 2 years Experience within a Practice
  • Use of own initiative to follow processes through
  • IT Literate (MS Word, Outlook and, especially, Excel)
  • Good attention to detail
  • Organisation/time management
  • Enthusiastic and willing to learn

What will you get in return?

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  • Genuine Work Life balance
  • Study package on offer if desired
  • Employee Recognition awards and bonuses
  • And more!

If you believe you have what it takes to be successful in this Semi Senior role based in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire,and you would like to be considered, please do apply direct or contact Danny Brown at AJ Chambers and we will be in touch if short-listed.

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Personal Tax AM / Manager

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Personal Tax Manager/Assistant Manager

The firm, a highly reputable Top 20 Chartered Accountants, are seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to join the growing team in Bristol.

The role

The successful applicant will need to be a strong and ambitious portfolio manager responsible for their own portfolio of high net worth private clients dealing with everything from compliance to advisory needs. Reporting will be to the Partners, Director and Senior Manager. You will also be required to assist with the management of the group including supervising and reviewing the work of junior staff.

The role includes managing all the related and complex aspects of the tax affairs of a variety of high net worth private clients, including non-UK domiciliaries. Experience of internationally mobile individuals and employees, residence and domicile, including the statutory residence test and the remittance basis would be very useful.

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The role provides an excellent range of work for someone with a strong personal tax background wishing to broaden his or her experience.


The individual

  • The ideal candidate will be committed to a career in tax and will have relevant strong experience in a personal tax role and currently operating in the capacity as a manager or assistant manager.
  • Experience of running a tax compliance portfolio, including organising the delivery of work, problem solving and the ability to use your own initiative is essential.
  • The successful applicant will require confidence in dealing with partners and clients, excellent organisation and interpersonal skills, the ability to provide accurate work in a timely and cost-effective manner and comfortable at working under pressure to tight deadlines within an ambitious team.
  • Candidates should be educated to at least A level, ideally degree level and will have obtained a relevant professional qualification i.e. CTA/ACA/ICAS.

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The firm offers a highly competitive and market leading benefits and remuneration package, which includes a dynamic and varied workload and excellent prospects for progression, performance-based bonus scheme, eligibility for the firm\'s Profit Sharing Plan which enables staff to share in the profits of the firm £" just to name a few benefits.

If you would like to be considered for this role then please apply or contact Jodi King at AJ Chambers for more information.

Corporate Tax Manager

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£40000 - £50000

Corporate Tax Manager

The firm, a highly reputable Top 20 Chartered Accountants, are seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to join the growing team in Bristol.

The role

We are looking for a manager with recent corporate tax experience to join our fast-growing and dynamic Bristol office to provide direct support to the partners by managing the corporate tax affairs of an existing portfolio of primarily owner-managed business clients.

The mix of work will be varied as the client base is across a full range of business sectors, including property, innovation, farming, financial services, sport & entertainment and not for profit.

In addition to the annual corporate tax compliance work, tax planning and advisory projects will arise as a matter of course across this diverse portfolio of clients. These will include areas such as group tax planning, property transactions, capital allowances, R&D tax credits, s455 tax and cross border transactions. The successful applicant will also work closely with the Director on stand-alone tax advisory projects, including structuring acquisitions and disposals, share based incentives, transaction support and due diligence. Tax accounting will also be an essential part of the role.

The role would also include responsibility for the supervision/review of work undertaken by the junior members within the team, including some staff responsibilities and work planning. The individual will in most cases report directly to the head of the corporate tax team and/or the client partner.

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The individual

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  • Opportunity to work diverse portfolio of clients
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  • A healthy amount of advisory work available
  • A very competitive renumeration

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  • Preparing / reviewing corporate tax returns
  • Working with some of the firms more complex clients
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  • Advising clients within your portfolio
  • Carrying out technical research and producing reports
  • Working on adhoc advisory projects
  • Mentoring and training the junior staff in your team

Business Tax Manager criteria:

  • CTA qualified is preferred
  • Good experience in corporate tax (gained within a practice)
  • Up to date technical knowledge
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of clients
  • A team centered approach to work

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For further information on this Business Tax Manager role, please apply direct or contact Thomas Sharland-Harris at AJ Chambers

Audit Senior

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£32000 - £38000
Essex /

Audit and Accounts Senior

AJ Chambers are currently working with a rapidly growing Regional Firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors who are looking to expand their Audit and Accounts Team based in Chelmsford.

We are looking for an Audit and Accounts Senior who is driven, has experience of working in an Accountancy Practice, and be either qualified (ACCA/ICAEW or equivalent), or be working towards final exams.

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate proficiency, or the ability to learn quickly, in the following areas:

  • Audit of limited companies, including the planning, fieldwork and completion stages.
  • Preparation of sole trader, partnership and limited company accounts to final stage.
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns.
  • Company secretarial skills, maintaining statutory books and filing forms at Companies House.
  • Preparing management accounts for clients, including occasional site visits.
  • VAT and P11D experience would also be an advantage.
  • Personal tax experience including completing personal and partnership tax returns.
  • Business tax skills, including preparing computations for sole traders and partnerships.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to deal with clients face to face, by telephone and in writing.
  • Adopt a \'can do\' attitude and be able to work as part of a team.

A competitive salary, benefits package plus continuous training and professional development program will be offered to the right candidate, along with a chance to progress your career further.

For further information on this position, please apply direct or contact Scott Golding at AJ Chambers

Payroll Assistant / Payroll Consultant

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£23000 - £28000
Essex /

Payroll Assistant / Payroll Consultant

Part-time and full-time available

AJ Chambers are currently working with a rapidly growing Regional Firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors who are looking to expand their Payroll Team based in Spalding.

Reporting to the Payroll Supervisor, the Post-holder will be responsible for the processing and reviewing of weekly, fortnightly, 4-weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual payroll schemes, processing of other payments and benefits and meeting statutory requirements for the Bureau\'s client base.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Accurate variable data entry into payroll software for multiple pay periods.
  • Process all new starters and leavers.
  • Provide advice and guidance relating to payroll matters to both internal staff and clients.
  • Understanding of statutory payment and leave legislation and its application.
  • Be able to manually calculate statutory payments.
  • Be competent in manual payroll calculations for various contract types.
  • To respond to routine correspondence and enquiries from staff and clients.
  • To maintain manual and computerised systems for each of our payroll clients.
  • Write liability letters and post payroll documents to clients in-line with GDPR legislation.
  • To build and maintain personable client relations.
  • To deal with all client contact effectively and courteously.
  • Manage Construction Industry Scheme on behalf of clients.
  • To maintain and manage the HMRC gateways for client notices.
  • Accurate management of client pension schemes
  • To send client payroll through our secure portal to ensure GDPR compliance.
  • Assist payroll team in the submission of RTI data on behalf of the client.
  • Ensure all client files are maintained to a high standard.
  • Ensure all payroll documentation is correctly filed on Virtual Cabinet.
  • Ensure all payrolls are run accurately and in a timely manner with exceptional eye to detail.
  • Assist the Payroll Manager in ad-hoc client visits and meetings.
  • Production of payroll reports for both staff and payroll clients.
  • Assist in ad-hoc HR projects for clients.
  • To support the marketing of the Payroll and HR Bureau to new and existing clients.
  • To provide an effective service for payroll transfers including ensuring accurate data entry and advice.
  • To provide administrative support to other departments within the business on an as required basis.
  • The post-holder may be required to undertake other duties that are commensurate to the post-holder\'s abilities, position and grade.

Key skills and competences

  • Experience of using Sage 50 Cloud payroll is advantageous; experience of using other payroll software packages is desirable although not essential.
  • Strong administration skills are essential.
  • Flexibility with hours and peak periods of work is essential.

Person specification

  • Flexible and adaptable in approach to work with the ability to multi-task.
  • Meticulous and accurate.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Good communicator and personable.
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise and work to deadlines.
  • Process driven.
  • Team player.

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform duties to a high standard and to ensure that the quality assurance processes are implemented successfully across the business, particularly relating to their own role.
  • To support the promotion of positive relationships with staff and outside clients.
  • To be aware of the nature of confidentiality within the business.
  • Actively participate and make an appropriate contribution to performance management.
  • Identify personal training needs and other learning activities as required.
  • Positively contribute to a safe office environment ensuring compliance with.
  • Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • To contribute to the overall ethos, work and aims of the bureau.

The position is great opportunity for someone looking to further their payroll career and join a forward thinking, innovative and growing practice in a diverse rapidly growing team.

A competitive salary, benefits package plus a continuous training and professional development program will be offered to the right candidate.

For further information on this position, please apply direct or contact Darren Buckley at AJ Chambers