My Client is an independent full-service law firm offering a comprehensive range of specialised legal advice, both to individual clients and to businesses.
They believe in providing a professional service of the highest quality, tailored to their client`s specific needs at reasonable cost, and they make a real commitment to hold their best interests at the heart of everything they do.
An excellent and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Tax and Trust Executive to join our firm.
This is a senior appointment incorporating extensive trust administration and accounting, with extensive tax work, including the preparation of tax returns and associated compliance.
The role will include client contact and may extend beyond the main responsibilities listed below.
Main detailed responsibilities
Trust and Estate tax returns and personal tax returns, including related tax calculations using the firm's software (IRIS). All related correspondence with clients, HM Revenue & Customs and third parties as required. Monitoring and working to related deadlines.
Preparing Trust accounts.
Monitoring deadlines on Trusts and Estates such as ten yearly charges and beneficial entitlements.
Dealing with the day-to-day administration on clients.
Inheritance Tax returns for Trusts and Estates.
Ad hoc advisory work, such as advising on Trust distributions.
Assisting in the training and mentoring of junior members of staff.
To carry out other tasks as and when required by the LLP.
Required qualifications, skills and experience
A suitable professional qualification - e.g. STEP, ATT, CTA (part qualified)
Significant experience (2 years+) of working in a private client or trust department in a client facing role
Ability to work accurately, prioritise work and adhere to critical deadlines
Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
Proactive and ambitious, with a willingness to challenge in the best interest of the client
IT literate, with experience of using case management and tax software (ideally IRIS)
The role is full time 9am to 5.15pm Monday to Friday and will be working at one of our Chichester Offices
We are offering a competitive salary to the successful candidate, commensurate with experience and ability.