Due to continued growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Tax Assistant to join our team in Braintree, Essex.  This role is within the Tax department of the Practice that provides services to our clients.

  • Reporting To: Tax Manager
  • Liaison With: Partners and employees of Lambert Chapman LLP and when required new and existing clients.


Key Objectives:

To prepare basic tax related work for review, and to provide effective support for both semi-senior and senior staff.  This is a valuable service to all of our personal clients as this involves dealing with the tax compliance and calculation tax payments due by individuals.


Responsibilities for Tax Assistant:

  • To collate clients personal tax data and input this onto the personal tax software program.
  • To prepare the working papers relating to the personal tax returns and present these for review by senior/manager.
  • To draft self-assessment tax returns and computations for review by the senior members of the team.
  • To prepare correspondence via letter or email in respect of tax return matters for review by senior members of the team.
  • To collate data in respect of the preparation of Forms P11d benefits in kind.
  • To process data and prepare working papers in respect of the Forms P11d benefits in kind.
  • To deal with the team’s administrative tasks.
  • To integrate successfully with the team and provide effective support for other team members.
  • To be willing to undertake additional tasks.
  • To manage workload in line with service standards.
  • To comply with the training requirements of the Practice.
  • To liaise with manager on workload.
  • To carry out any other duty which may be required in line with business requirements.
  • To adhere to the Firm’s Health & Safety Policy at all times.


Benefits for Tax Assistant:

  • A competitive salary
  • Apprenticeship training and full support to gain relevant qualifications in tax, commencing with ATT and the opportunity to progress to CTA.
  • Paid parking
  • A pension plan of 4.5% employers contribution and 4% employees contribution on full salary (after 3 months service)
  • Death in Service Policy based on x2 Salary from first date of employment
  • Tax-free Birthday and Christmas gifts
  • Annual bonus based on profits – averages between 2-3.5% of salary based on a full year of working
  • Early finish Friday option (full time employees only)
  • On-going courses and training

For more information of becoming a tax accountant please refer to the following links for ATT and CTA.





Please email a copy of your CV and covering letter marked for the attention of our HR Assistant Terri O’Neill – terri.oneill@lambert-chapman.co.uk

Lambert Chapman Chartered Accountants

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