Tax Technician

Discipline: Lawyer
Salary: £Competitive
Contact name: Nicole Laming

Contact email: nicole.laming@blakemorgan.co.uk
Job ref: 002682
Published: 19 days ago

We are seeking a qualified / part qualified (ATT/AAT) Tax Technician with a minimum of 1 years' experience specialising in personal tax to work in a busy private client team based in our Southampton or Cardiff office. You will work with a highly experienced Tax Technician and a range of Succession & Tax solicitors and experts within the Private Client business group.

The core working hours are Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm. We have a hybrid approach to working, which we are happy to explore with you, but recommend c. 2 days a week in the office.

Typical Workload

As a Tax Technician within our Succession & Tax team, your main responsibilities for the role will include working under supervision to:

*           prepare trust and deceased estate accounts

*           prepare cash-flows for managing expenditure in personal injury trusts, lasting power of attorney and deputyship matters

*           prepare self-assessment tax returns and computations

*           prepare inheritance tax returns

*           liaise with HMRC

*           prepare financial analyses of trustee investments

*           attend at trustee meetings to present accounts, tax returns and financial analyses

*           liaising with clients and lawyers

Skills / Experience Required

*       Qualified / part qualified ATT/ATT Tax Technician

*       Minimum of 1 years' experience specialising in personal taxes

*       Good IT Skills

*       Experience of working with tax and accounts software packages

*       Committed to treating all clients fairly

*       Focused on attributing dedication, determination and loyalty to colleagues, clients and communities

*       Able to demonstrate continuous development and diversity in thinking

*       Understands and complies with Information Security responsibilities commensurate with this role including Data Protection and the duty of confidentiality

Blake Morgan is one of the UK's leading full service law firms, with offices in London, Wales, Thames Valley and the South Coast region. We provide our clients with practical and straightforward legal advice whatever their regional, national and international requirements. Our clients are commercial businesses, not-for-profit organisations, government agencies and private individuals.

Our business groups are:

Banking and Finance

Commercial and Charities

Commercial Litigation

Commercial Recoveries and Travel

Construction

Corporate

Employment, Pensions, Benefits & Immigration

Private Client

Property Services

Regulatory

Blake Morgan is one of the UK's leading full service law firms, with offices in London, Wales, Thames Valley and the South Coast region.  We provide our clients with practical and straightforward legal advice whatever their regional, national and international requirements.  Our clients are commercial business, not-for-profit organisations, government agencies and private individuals.

The Succession & Tax Practice Group is a highly regarded and successful Practice Group within Blake Morgan, comprising lawyers in Oxford (where the role is based), Cardiff, Southampton and London.  It is ranked highly in the Thames Valley.  Team members are often on social media, traditional media and are experts in their field.

More information about our Succession & Tax practice can be found  here.

How to Apply

Please apply on our website through our  Online Portal.

Closing Date:  Within two months from date of posting but please note we are continually reviewing applications so we would recommend applying sooner rather than later.

Interviews:  The interview process will start as soon as suitable candidates have been identified.  We will notify you in advance if you are required to carry out a drafting exercise/skills test as part of the interview process.

If you have any questions, please email Nicole Laming at nicole.laming@blakemorgan.co.uk or telephone on 023 8085 7398. Your personal data will be processed in line with our  applicant privacy policy which explains how we treat your data.

Please note that we are currently only accepting CVs from direct applicants. 

Our Culture and Environment

We pride ourselves on our Personality, which is weaved into everything we do for our staff, clients and communities alike. We have created an environment underpinned by our ACTS framework that places high value on being:

Astute (commercially)

Committed

Team playing

Straightforward

It's part of the way we like to do things. If you wish to work amongst colleagues with these behaviours, then you will find yourself amongst likeminded individuals at Blake Morgan.

We work as one team and believe in supporting our colleagues to strengthen the firm. We act honestly and openly in all that we do. We care for our communities and encourage all our people to actively participate in our sports, social and charitable activities. We foster a mature and smart flexible working environment which is family friendly. We also offer opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge and to progress within the firm via our Blake Morgan Academy.  We seek to be transparent in all of our dealings with applicants and ensure that you have all the information you need to understand our recruitment process to decide whether or not the role and our firm are right for you.  If you have any questions, please email Nicole Laming at nicole.laming@blakemorgan.co.uk or telephone on 023 8085 7398.

Blake Morgan strives to create and maintain a positive, non-discriminatory work environment. We will ensure that all applications for vacancies will be considered without discrimination against any person on the basis of race, colour, religion, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, age or marital status. We strive to ensure that our shortlisting and interviewing panels are diverse. Further details about our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion can be found  here.

Benefits

When you join us, you can expect a competitive salary and a wide range of benefits. Read about them   here

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