Tax Trainee

Job Title: Tax Trainee
Location: Steyning
Reference: TCSuTax
Contact Name: Vicki Young
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 31, 2019 12:09

Job Description

We are the fastest growing Accountancy Age ‘Top 60’ firm of accountants and tax advisers based in Sussex, Hampshire specialising in the provision of bespoke, high quality accountancy and taxation solutions.  Our expert knowledge and experience allows us to provide our clients with the highest quality financial solutions designed to meet the unique needs of their businesses. 

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Tax Trainee to join our Sussex team.  Flexible working arrangements may be considered.  Your key responsibilities will be:


  • working as part of the tax team by supporting more senior colleagues with tax compliance and advisory projects as required;
  • drafting and completion of self-assessment tax returns for individuals, partnerships and trusts;
  • preparing statutory documentation;
  • administrative support for the tax department, updating systems, sending reminders etc;
  • liaising with clients and HMRC over the phone, by email and by letter;
  • dealing with HMRC queries;
  • ad-hoc duties as required.


Knowledge & Experience:


  • GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English, Grades A-C
  • degree in Maths, Finance, Business or Accountancy – desirable but not essential
  • working towards ATT / CTA
  • 12 months practice experience
  • good IT skills including Microsoft Outlook and Excel




  • competitive market rate salary
  • pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • 23 days annual leave (exc BH) – increasing by one day per year up to a maximum of 28 days
  • opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • 9 day working fortnight
  • free car parking
  • access to our corporate reward scheme
  • employee Assistance Programme
  • opportunity to develop your skills and progress within the Firm
  • relaxed and friendly working environment