Tom Sharland-Harris

Recruitment Consultant Phone: 0203 817 8139

Tom is a specialist tax consultant, he focuses exclusively on tactically resourcing tax professionals for employers within London and Hertfordshire. His clients include professionals of all levels as well as top 100, mid-tier and boutique firms.

Outside of work Tom can be found listening to records, overwatering houseplants or tackling a DIY project.




Taxation - VAT Manager

£ 70,000

AJ Chamber are currently recruiting for a VAT Manager to join a highly impressive Mid-tier firm\'s London office

You will be joining a large team of tax experts, in a firm that is well renowned for their excellent Tax work. Throughout the company, they believe in promotion on merit, rather than waiting for a position to become available. Therefore for the right person, fast progression is realistic.

You will be working in the VAT team, with the vast majority of your work being concentrated on andvisory work, with minimal compliance. Your portfolio will cover a vast array of Tax technical issues, and will be a great opportunity to get involved in more complex work.

VAT Manager Duties:

  • Providing VAT advice
  • Providing assistance to other teams on compliance work
  • Assisting on complex VAT registrations
  • Taking a lead on project work
  • Carrying out research on VAT matters
  • Being available on the phone to provide advice to a selection of clients
  • Providing internal and external VAT training
  • Taking an active role in the development of new business

VAT Manager Requirements:

  • CTA qualified, or close to completion
  • Experience dealing with complex VAT matters
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines whilst under pressure
  • A willingness to continue in your personal development

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

Taxation - Personal Tax Supervisor

£45,000 - £50,000

AJ Chambers are recruiting for a Private Client Tax Supervisor for work in a Top 30 Firms London office

You will be joining a professional, and reputable firm, that has clear structure and realistic opportunity for fast progression. You will be initially starting at supervisor level, however if you hit the ground running, you will be able to move into a management position within 6 £" 12 months.

Your portfolio will be a real mix of UHNWI\'s, HNWI\'s, Politicians, TV personalities, Sports professionals and various other high profile clients. You will not be restricted or pigeonholed in the kind of work you can carry out, but will be encouraged to be a general expert for your private clients.

Private Client Tax Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Working within the private client department assisting with client issues
  • Preparation of tax returns
  • Reviewing the work of junior staff
  • Working closely with both clients and partners
  • Assisting with the training and development of junior members of staff
  • Suggesting tax planning opportunities for clients
  • Communication and correspondence with HMRC
  • Communication with and answering queries from clients

Private Client Tax Supervisor Requirements:

  • 4 years personal tax experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Good knowledge ofMicrosoft ExcelandWordapplications
  • Good organisational skills with attention to detail
  • Good general knowledge of the following areas: income tax, capital allowances, employment taxes, capital gains tax and benefits, and non-doms, capital gains tax, treatment of foreign income, capital allowances, tax credits, and inheritance tax

For further information on this Private Client Tax Supervisor, please apply direct orcontact Thomas Sharland-Harris at AJ Chambers£

Taxation - US/UK Tax Senior

£30,000 - £40,000

AJ Chambers are recruiting for a US / UK Tax Senior to join a highly reputable firm in their London office.

We are currently seeking somebody with experience in US Tax, and has ideally worked in a UK / US Tax role in practice. You will be joining a rapidly growing firm, who have established an excellent reputation.

This is a role that, for the right person, can develop into an Assistant Manager position.

The partners take a modern approach to work, which means that you will be offered a genuine work/life balance.

US / UK Tax Senior responsibilities:

  • Prepare UK and US Tax returns
  • Gather data for correspondence to taxing authorities
  • Review work for accuracy
  • Stay current on technical matters through a variety of media
  • Attend client meetings
  • To regularly contact both HMRC and the IRS

US / UK Tax Senior requirements:

  • Experience in both UK and US tax
  • Ideally EA/ATT qualified
  • Fully Computer literate
  • Able to organise and prioritise and monitor workload effectively
  • Effective communication skills
  • Self-motivated with a problem solving approach to work

For further information on this US / UK Tax Senior role, please apply direct orcontact Thomas Sharland-Harris at AJ Chambers

Taxation - Tax Technology Senior Associate

£45,000 - £55,000

AJ Chambers are currently seeking a Tax Technology Senior Associate to Join a Top 10 Firm\'s London Office

This will be a project based role. You will be responsible for matters in relation to the sale, management and delivery of tax technology work to your assigned portfolio.

You will work directly with both partners and directors and will assist with the management of the team. As a result, this is a great opportunity to build a reputation within the firm.

Tax Technology Senior Associate duties will include:

  • To take responsibility for the delivery of tax technology services on all projects for your client portfolio
  • To manage a portfolio of clients
  • Assisting in the management of the team
  • To review work prepared by more junior members of staff
  • To assist in the training and development of junior members of staff
  • To liaise with relevant technology firms and HMRC
  • To ensure work is completed within budget and projected timescales
  • To delegate work
  • To ensure that the firm\'s risk and quality control procedures are adhered at all times
  • To contribute to the development of both the team and new business

Preferred requirements for Tax Technology Senior Associate:

  • Strong corporate tax knowledge
  • Experience in corporate tax reporting preferred
  • Knowledge of how to scope out and deliver technology projects, and understand the key steps to any tax technology delivery
  • CTA qualified, highly desired

For more information on this Tax Technology Senior Associate role, please apply directly or contact Tom Sharland-Harris at AJ Chambers

Taxation - Corporate Tax Associate Director

£75,000 - £90,000

AJ Chambers are currently seeking a Corporate Tax Associate Director. You will be working in a Top 10 firm based in Central London

  • well-established and rapidly growing team
  • Working with international taxes
  • Excellent opportunities for progression into directorship
  • The ability to establish yourself in a top ranked firm, who work with impressive clients
  • Generous remuneration package depending on your experience

Corporate Tax Associate Director responsibilities

  • Managing a portfolio of clients
  • Working on both compliance and advisory work
  • Working on special assignments when available
  • Working closely with partners, directors and principals
  • Regular involvement with tax planning and complex tax issues
  • Spotting opportunities for new business
  • Reviewing and delivering advice to clients
  • Responding to client requests in a timely manor
  • Developing junior members of staff through mentorship and training

Corporate Tax Associate Director requirements

  • Previous experience within Corporate Tax gained in practice
  • Significant experience with international taxes
  • Qualified by CTA would be ideal
  • The confidence and gravitas required to eventually become a director

For more information on this Corporate Tax Associate Director role, please contact Tom Sharland-Harris at AJ Chambers

Accounts - Tax Accountant (Manager)

£45,000 - £60,000

AJ Chambers are seeking a CTA qualified Accountant to work in a medium-sized firm\'s North London office

This role will include both tax work, as well as some accounts. Experience in both areas will be needed for success in this role.

This is not your standard compliance role, as there will be a significant amount of advisory work available.

Tax Accountant Responsibilities

  • Advise in meetings and in writing as to courses of action available to clients in respect of UK tax. This includes corporate taxes (Corporation Tax / VAT / ATED / SDLT) but also private client taxes (Income Tax / Inheritance Tax / Trusts etc)
  • Prepare, finalise and review Accounts and Corporation Tax Returns for UK based and offshore clients re UK tax
  • To research taxation related technical matters and advise in writing or in conversations. An experience with reading primary and secondary legislation would be useful
  • Corporate restructuring (mergers / demergers / share sales or purchase / group transactions)
  • Private Client and IHT planning including the use of Trusts
  • To manage and review a more junior member of staff\'s work in respect of all of the above.

Tax Accountant Requirements:

  • 4 or 5 years post-examination (CTA) experience is preferred
  • Experience with responsibilities listed above
  • Effective communicator

For more information on this Tax Accountant role, please contact Tom Sharland-Harris at AJ Chambers.