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Tax Manager – Private Client Team

Full time

Based in Lewes, East Sussex


About Us

Adams & Remers provides straightforward and responsive legal advice to corporate and institutional clients, and private individuals, both nationally and internationally.

The firm has 13 partners and a 98-strong team with an established reputation for being approachable and delivering smart work within corporate & commercial, real estate, private client, dispute resolution and employment law.

Adams & Remers’ clients include wealthy individuals, quoted and private companies, manufacturers, retailers, property developers, investors, financial institutions, receivers, local authorities, government agencies, farmers, and major landowners and their trustees.

The firm remains committed to extending its range of services and expanding its client base, and plans to continue steady organic growth across work types and sector specialisms.

Main Purpose of the Position

To have overall responsibility for the smooth running of the department.  To ensure that the preparation of Personal Tax and Trust Returns are completed and submitted in a timely manner and also to service a portfolio of client compliance matters from HINWIS to Property Accounts and both large and small Returns.  To advise other team members and members of other departments in connection with tax matters arising on their client matters.  To be comfortable working and advising in both personal tax, capital gains and trust matters.  Supporting other members on the team in both knowledge and training. To be involved with tax planning matters as they arise.

Person Specification

  • ATT/CTA qualified
  • A good understanding of all aspects of Personal Tax and Trust compliance
  • Experience of using Microsoft Excel and CCH Personal Tax/Trust software would be an advantage
  • Good understanding and working knowledge of current tax legislation and HMRC practices
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organised and methodical with the ability to work to deadlines and prioritise work
  • Team player
  • Deal appropriately with confidential information
  • Responsibility for keeping client records up-to-date at the Government Gateway and to monitor for new client matters being added
  • Liaise with software providers in respect of operational difficulties and upgrades

This position may be of interest to someone already in this kind of role and working in a practice in London and no longer wishes to commute on a daily basis.

If you think you meet the required skills and experience and you are interested in this position please email your CV and covering letter to Mrs Helen Lee, Human Resource Manager.