This is a senior appointment supporting departments within this well established law firm in central Chichester.

You will be managing 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.

· Trust and Estate tax returns and personal tax returns, including related tax calculations using the firm’s software (IRIS).

· All related correspondence with clients, HMRC 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.

· Any other associated tasks.

Experience and Skills Required:

· A suitable professional qualificaton eg 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).

Days and hours of work are 9.00am to 5.15pm, Monday to Friday. Full or Part time hours will be considered. There is a competitive salary for the successful candidate, commensurate with experience and ability. Please note the salary on the advert is approximate, full details will be provided upon application.

Apply now for further information.

To apply for this job email your details to TESSA@MASSONAPPOINTMENTS.CO.UK.