Tax Executive

Posted 7 June by Hawk 3 Talent Solutions
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Tax Executive

Bury St Edmunds

£34,000 - £45,000 per annum

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are recruiting for an experienced Tax Executive for a company based in Bury St Edmunds.

Flexible working - 3 days in the office, 2 working from home.

The Company

A multi-disciplinary firm offering accounts, tax, legal, financial planning and investment management services who care about their staff and foster a respectful and happy environment. They encourage staff to develop and be the best they can to get good job satisfaction.

Must Haves

  • Relevant professional qualification (e.g. CTA/STEP/ACA/ACCA) or qualified by experience;
  • Minimum 2-3 years’ experience working in a tax role covering self- assessment tax computations and advisory work
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work as part of a team

The Role

The role will involve a varied portfolio of clients who are based in East Anglia, the home counties, London and internationally and will predominantly relate to the private client and owner managed business sector.  There may also be the opportunity to undertake trust and residence and domicile work.

The company will support you in developing your skills both technically and in terms of client service, to become a trusted adviser to your clients.  The role involves the following assuming limited or no previous responsibility of a client or review portfolio:

  • Managing own portfolio of clients ensuring that compliance deadlines are met and client service delivered at a high standard.  This will involve attendance at meetings, telephone calls and written correspondence;
  • Taking on new clients via the firm’s website, email and phone enquiries, as well as through marketing initiatives including your own promotion through social media;
  • Preparation of high value clients’ / complex self-assessment tax returns and related tax calculations for individuals and partnerships using the firm’s software (CCH), for review by a senior member of staff;
  • Review of non-complex self-assessment tax returns and related tax calculations for individuals and partnerships prepared by junior members of staff.  All related correspondence with clients, HM Revenue & Customs and third parties as required;
  • Ensuring all digital tax compliance and permanent files are prepared with the firm’s guidance and kept up to date;
  • Provide support on planning projects and researching technical issues on tax advisory work. Drafting clear, concise and accurate advisory letters for review by a senior member of staff;
  • Training of junior staff and liaising with their line manager (as appropriate) including completing relevant feedback forms;


  • Ensuring internal and risk management procedures of the firm are adhered to including anti-money laundering procedures and general adherence to the tax department procedures;
  • Responsibility for own WIP allocation.  Meeting your productivity, recoverability and fee income targets;
  • Work with other departments and tax team members to ensure a joined up service and “one team” approach.


  • A competitive salary.
  • 24 days holiday (excluding bank holidays).
  • Birthday Leave.
  • Holiday purchase/sale scheme.
  • Matching employer pension contributions of up to 6% salary.
  • Salary sacrifice arrangement, available for pension contributions.
  • Income Protection if you are off work due to long term illness or injury equal to 50% of salary until State Pension Age.
  • Death in service benefit (4 x basic salary).
  • Private Health Insurance – Individual cover available.
  • Up to two professional subscriptions paid for.
  • Encouragement to develop and learn by attending training courses and CPD events.
  • Soft skills workshops.
  • Employee Assistance programme.
  • Length of service recognition.
  • Social events paid for or subsidised by the firm

If you would like to apply for the role of Tax Executive then please email your CV to  or call Deb on

Closing date is 30.6.2024 Please note this could change subject to suitable applications.

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