Tax Junior (Audit & Accounts)

Job Title: Tax Junior (Audit & Accounts)
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Borehamwood
Salary: £Competitive package with excellent benefits and study support
Reference: AA-MA/SI-090620
Contact Name: Tatjana Golovina
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 15, 2020 12:19

Job Description

About Us
Established in 1975, Sopher + Co is a trusted business adviser of choice for entrepreneurs, owner-managed businesses, high net worth individuals, professional partnerships and expats. Our roots in Elstree led to our early client base in the media and entertainment industry. Since then we have grown immensely, with our portfolio now spanning over 20 industries.
Our success is within our people - with endless opportunities and open-mind approach, Sopher + Co is a place where you can drive your career and ambitions forward, sharing and promoting our commitment to excellent client experience. We take individual approach to our talent and work together to reach mutual goals, whilst building a truly diverse, equal, proud and happy workplace. Our engaged and committed teams of professionals will assist you with achieving your career goals in an atmosphere of respect, understand and full support.
With continuous growth, we have an excellent opportunity for a Tax Junior to join our growing Audit and Accounts team in our Borehamwood office. The role will involve assisting Audit and Accounts department with tax return preparation. The role offers variety, autonomy and the opportunity to work with an incredibly broad range of clients.
Other duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Tax return preparation (partnerships, employment, self-employment, dividends and rental)
  • Preparing rental accounts
  • Completing tax return information requests to clients
  • Billing
  • Review of taxation notices and prepare correspondence to clients
  • Assist in set up and registration of client entities under direction
  • Ad-hoc duties as and when is required by Manager
As your role develops, we’ll offer you scope to work in more structural and advisory areas, depending upon your progress.  We’ll also offer you the opportunity of future progression and development, including full study support towards professional qualification.
About you
Sopher + Co take pride in their employees and their achievements whilst praising and recognising hard work. We are looking for people who embrace the 3 C’s – change, challenge and commitment. We enjoy working with people who can work well with others and in turn enjoy working amongst a diverse team of professionals.
You will ideally hold a degree in a relevant discipline and have some experience in a similar role. You will be confident in working to a high standard, have excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to your work. 
You will also have/be:
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • High level time management skills
  • The ability to self-manage and work autonomously
  • Strong MS office skills, particularly Excel
  • Understanding of taxation software and Previous experience with CCH (advantageous)
In addition to the above successful candidate will be organised and commercially minded, displaying level of flexibility, professionalism, confidence and ability to build successful relationships through credibility, trust and mutual respect.  
In Return
We will offer you a competitive package, including extensive benefits for you and your family, a comfortable warm and friendly environment with great people and the chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients that no other family-based firm can offer. Sopher + Co strongly believe in staff development and continuously encourage internal progression.

Sopher + Co is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in employment and we expect all our employees to act in accordance with this policy, we recognise the key role it plays in the success of our business.