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Tax Assistant



Danny Brown

Tax Assistant


Up to £28,000 (DOE)

AJ Chambers are currently recruiting for a leading independent Accountancy Firm, looking for an experienced VAT Tax Assistant, to join their friendly team. This is a full time permanant role.

The firm's ideal candidate would be an ambitious Tax practitioner, able to demonstrate broad technical knowledge of VAT, with experience in managing a portfolio of clients' tax affairs.

The Role:

  • To ensure VAT quality at all times as directed by the Partner, and to assist with internal and external quality assurance, ensuring any actions are completed in line with the firm's professional standards
  • To act as the day-to-day point of contact for the client, and to practice the principles of excellent client service at all times
  • To ensure that the assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out more complex aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm's procedures
  • To maintain an awareness of the firm's specialist services and publications to ensure effective client service
  • To develop an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses and an awareness of the firm's services, brochures and publications

The Duties:

  • Experience in VAT
  • Proven ability in VAT enquiries
  • Proven experience in client handling and managing a busy portfolio
  • Good standard of education, particularly in Maths and English
  • Prior experience within HM Revenue & Customs would be desirable
  • Experience of a client or customer facing environment

If you were interested in this role, or feel you would be suitable, please apply direct or contact Danny Brown at AJ Chambers.

Tax Assistant


Up to £28,000 (DOE)

  • Audit & Accounts Senior
    Up to £45,000 (DOE)

    Audit & Accounts Senior


    Up to £45,000 (DOE)

    AJ Chambers are currently working with a leading firm, who are seeking an Audit & accounts Senior to join their friendly team.

    The Audit Senior will manage the audit process, to ensure the audits are of high quality.

    The Role:

    Assists in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment for manager or partner review, seeking input for areas of concern and judgement. Predominant amount of time will be spent off-site at clients’ premises. Identifies risk matters and raises with a manager and/or partner, while exercising judgement within agreed parameters. Produce work for the Manager and/or Partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified. Identify and understand client needs, suggest potential solutions on technical matters and communicate and agree client needs and potential solutions with managers. Active engagement with senior client staff in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit Take primary responsibility for monitoring progress against budget, and when the actual differs from the budget then gain a full understanding for the Manager. Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within teams, on client premises and in the office. Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements

    The Ideal Candidate:

    ACA/ACCA Qualified Experience supervising and coaching junior members of staff on site. Working knowledge of International Auditing Standards (IAS), IFRS, UK GAAP Working knowledge of firm services, issues regarding advice, and regulation and compliance, including anti-money laundering.

    If you feel you would be suitable, please apply direct or contact Dany Brown at AJ Chambers.

    Audit & Accounts Senior


    Up to £45,000 (DOE)

  • Real Estate Finance Solicitor
    £70000 per year - 80000 per year

    AJ Chambers are delighted to be representing a specialist Real Estate law firm in Central London.

    The firm are seeking a 2-4 year PQE Property Finance Solicitor to join their busy Property Department. This is a fantastic opportunity for a Real Estate Finance Solicitor to take the next step in their career and work with a leading law firm who offer excellent progression opportunities.

    The successful candidate will have experience in dealing with property due diligence aspects of development and regeneration schemes, providing advice to borrowers and funders upon the charging of residential and mixed-development sites and social housing; and assisting with the property aspects of large scale capital markets issues and large scale loan refinancing for clients.

    You can look forward to joining a busy team with a firm that are currently in the process of expanding. As a result there are excellent prospects for career progression and highly competitive salaries are available.

    In reward the company offers a competitive benefits package and a base salary of between £70,000- £80,000

  • Conveyancing Executive
    Competitive Salary
    We are working with a Leading Law Firm who are looking for an experienced conveyancing executive with a full range of conveyancing skills to join our vibrant team. The role has arisen due to an internal promotion.This is a full time position, working within our Huntingdon office You will work with the team to provide a high quality legal service to ours clients in all transactions including with on-boarding of clients and dealing with post-completion formalities such as SDLT return filing, HM Land Registry applications Main Duties: Dealing with clients in a professional and courteous manner, maintaining close and regular contact Maintaing regular communitcation with other individuals involved in transactions including lenders and agents Handling queries and enquiries efficiently Maintaining excellent file management in line with CQS standards. Managaing strict deadlines time effectively.


    Hybrid\\Flexible Working Career Progression 25 Days Holiday + Statutory Days Pension Scheme

    If you are interested in this role and would like to know more, please contact Clementine Matiwaza at AJ Chambers.

  • Personal Tax Senior | Busy Season Contract Role
    Up t0 £45,000 Pro-Rata

    Personal Tax Senior – Busy Season Cover – Contract role

    This is a contract role that can start immediately and will last until the end of January. There will be scope for you to become a permanent member of staff, but there is no pressure to do so.

    You will be comfortable working at a senior level, with confidence that you can tackle all aspects of compliance with limited support required.

    Your role will be to assist with the compliance function over the busy season.

    Personal Tax Senior responsibilities:

    General compliance work Processing returns Liaising with HMRC Suggesting potential tax planning opportunities Providing timely and accurate delivery of tax services whilst adhering to the firm’s quality standards Supporting the partners, managers and other senior staff with general ad-hoc and administrative duties such as preparing spreadsheets etc

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

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A leading independent practice based in St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and ambitious accountant to assist with a tax portfolio.

Our client has distinguished themselves as an expert training practice and is offering a high level of exposure to both personal and corporate tax.

Tax Exec Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the day to day running of a mixed portfolio of clients
  • Providing timely and accurate delivery of tax services
  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships
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  • Providing basic advice where possible and assisting senior staff with technical compliance and advice services
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  • Ideally ATT qualified
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What£s in it for you:

  • Flexible working patterns, including working from home and flexible hours.
  • Commission structure for new clients brought in
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Free Parking
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  • A wide and varied range of clients
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If you would like to be considered for this role or would like more information. Please apply direct or contact Danny Brown at AJ Chambers

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Employment Tax Manager


Up to £65,000 (DOE)

AJ Chambers are proud to be working with a Leading Cambridge firm of Chartered accountants, to facilitate their search for an Employment tax Manager.

This role will see you working for existing Employment Tax clients and new clients on advisory and compliance matters with the ability to convert referral opportunities (both internally and externally from a strong network) into fees for the team. The role involves a great deal of client contact.

The client base is varied and includes start-ups, SMEs, many of which are owner-managed businesses, charities and the educational sector.

External/internal promotion of Employment Tax is required to generate new opportunities including presentations and networking.

You will be reporting into the partners and assisting in all aspects of technical work. Strategically developing, marketing, and growing the Employment Tax business, with particular reference to employment tax matters.

The successful candidate should have specific experience or an interest in either International Employment tax, or share related areas (Employee share incentives and risk finance funding (EIS/SEIS))

The role has a significant degree of responsibility and autonomy in terms of how the role is delivered but will have significant managerial responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Responsibility for timely billing, debt collection, and control of recovery rates.
  • Liaising with staff and Partners, and where appropriate managing individuals as part of any project work.
  • Monitoring and managing own workload against personal chargeable hours targets by multi-tasking and setting priorities.
  • Showing potential for growing the Employment Tax team and assisting with the development of strategy.
  • Participating in performance appraisal scheme by helping to identify your own and others strengths, weaknesses and training needs.
  • Optimise communication between partners and staff. Positively supporting the future direction of the firm by proactively participating in group meetings etc.
  • Working across departments in particular providing support for staff in the wider Tax group.
  • Membership of relevant Business Development Teams of the firm.

What£s in it for you -

This role comes with a whole host of benefits, including:

  • Flexible working (3 in two at home £" but can accommodate more at home if needed)
  • 33 days holiday + holiday purchase scheme
  • Free parking
  • Dress for your diary
  • Social events
  • Private health insurance
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Discounted retail offers
  • And many more£

If you would like to be considered for this role or would like more information, please apply direct or contact Danny Brown at AJ Chambers

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Advisory Manager (Private Client team) £" Progression path for Director in place


£65,000 to £75,000 + benefits

AJ Chambers are pleased to be working with a very impressive and progressive firm of accountants, who are seeking a Senior Appointment of an Advisory Manager in their Private Client team.

With an impressive private client base which includes agricultural estates, investment bankers, hedge fund owners and a wide range of HNW individuals, this would be the perfect opportunity for someone to join a firm with genuine progression to Partnership in the future.

You would be responsible for a small portfolio of clients and delivering first class advice and service for both clients and internal staff.

You must present solutions to increasingly complex technical issues, as well as reviewing of the team£s work and technical abilities. Working closely with partners and directors with a view to technical and advanced planning for High-Net-Worth Individuals and families.

You will be assisting the partners in managing the team, including day to day monitoring of the workloads, work in progress, debtors, training needs and general business development.

This is a busy role which will see you involved in a large amount of tax planning work. You will be advising on Capital Taxes planning - both CGT and IHT, structuring of family businesses (working alongside corporate tax colleagues and corporate finance), Family investment vehicles, as well as:

Working with IFA£s and investment managers on tax efficient wealth planning.

Residence and domicile planning.

Trust planning.

All round advice to HNW individuals and their families.

  • Working with the internal family office offering.
  • Oversight of personal tax compliance prepared by more junior staff.
  • Management and development of more junior staff.

This role comes with a wealth of benefits including but not limited to:

  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working and flexible hours available
  • Prestigious Cambridge offices
  • Free parking
  • Inflated Pension contributions
  • Private healthcare for all and cashback scheme
  • Health and wellness care programme
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays. This increases with promotion and/ or service.

If you feel you would be suited for this role and would like to be considered, or would like to discuss further, please apply direct or contact Danny Brown at AJ Chambers.

Advisory Manager (Private Client team) £" Progression path for Director in place


£65,000 to £75,000 + benefits

Tax Assistant Manager

£30000 - £40000

AJ Chambers are delighted to be working alongside a Top 100 Firm of Chartered Accountants on their search for a Tax Assistant Manager, to be based in their Wisbech office.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Tax Senior who is looking to move out of compliance into an advisory focused position, where study support can be provided towards the CTA (if desired) along with excellent progression prospects.

What will you be doing -

You will be supporting the Tax Partners and Managers across the firm, advising clients on a range of tax issues and relating planning, including:

  • Capital Gains Tax
  • Inheritance Tax
  • Trusts
  • Income Tax
  • Succession Planning

You will also be developing relationships with owner-managed business clients and high net worth individuals, thinking creatively to offer and provide wide ranging tax solutions, along with managing junior members of the team.

What are they looking for -

You will be at least ATT qualified with a minimum of 3 year£s experience within an accountancy practice. You will also be confident in your own level of tax knowledge and have good communication skills, both with other staff members and clients, as well as excellent project presentation skills in your report writing.

What you£ll get in return:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Paid overtime with the option to take time off in lieu instead.
  • Modern and spacious office with free parking on site.
  • Study support package and regular in-house training.

If this role sounds like it could be what you are looking for next in your career, please apply or get in touch with Danielle Daymond at AJ Chambers today for a confidential chat.