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Are you looking to develop your career within personal and business tax?

We are looking for a Tax senior/Manager to lead and develop our Small Business team in delivering a high quality compliance and tax advisory service to clients whilst building on your own knowledge and expertise. This is a key role within the practice and offers a great opportunity if you are ATT/CTA qualified or an ACA/ACCA qualified accountant wanting to focus more on tax. Reporting and working closely with the directors, you will be responsible for overseeing and reviewing the completion of tax returns, running a portfolio of personal tax cases, advising clients on a range of taxes and managing a team and their training and development needs.

A study package can be provided for someone seeking to complete CTA.

You will have strong technical knowledge and advisory expertise in personal tax and ideally business tax including self-employed accounts, trusts and dividend planning. Excellent communication skills are essential along with a passion for delivering outstanding client service. You will be able to manage a busy team of staff and motivate them to deliver a high level of productivity. A desire to use technology to add value to clients, improve efficiency is also important and ideally you will have experience of Iris software. Experience of being involved in business development activities including the preparation of proposals for new work would be an advantage.

Up to 43k pa dependent on experience

Are you an experienced Audit & Accounts Senior looking for a new opportunity in Bristol? Or perhaps you're a Semi-Senior looking for you next big career move? This could be your perfect opportunity.

Working with a varied client portfolio, your duties in this interesting role will include:

  • Audit planning, carrying out and completing statutory audits of corporate clients, both on-site and back in the office around 25% of time.
  • Carrying out and completing statutory account assignments for corporate clients 
  • Leading the audit team on-site, ensuring audit procedures are adhered to fully, all hours are correctly recorded and budgets are met 
  • Producing work for Manager and/ or Partner review, clearly highlighting technical or client-specific issues and providing possible solutions where required

This role would suit a candidate who meets the following criteria:

  • ACA/ ACCA qualified although part-qualified or QBE with relevant experience will also be considered 
  • Statutory audit experience, gained in a public practice environment and including experience of group audits and preparing consolidated financial statements 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport quickly with clients.

Salary £26,000 - £34,000 depending on experience and qualification.

if you would like us to consider you for any of these roles please email your CV to email@sjl.org.uk.



Stanley Joseph - Durham Accountant, Business Advice, Tax Advice, Tax Returns, Durham, Uk
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