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Personal Tax Adviser (part time)

Oxford Office, 22 - 30 hours per week

Are you a self-motivated Personal Tax Adviser with at least practice 2 years’ experience looking for a job with interesting client work in a growing entrepreneurial firm bursting with talented staff you could learn and develop from?

If so, we could have the perfect role for you. We are Shaw Gibbs, a leading independent accountancy, financial services and insolvency practice with 70 staff and offices in Oxford and London Marylebone. We are a vibrant organisation with a passion for business and finance. Investing in the latest technology and being up-to-date with current legislation and best practice enables us to meet our clients’ needs in the best possible way. Aimed primarily at supporting the SME sector we offer excellent service and an outcome focused approach to all of our assignments. 

We are experiencing growth both in our London and Oxford offices and are now looking to appoint an experienced part time Personal Tax Adviser into our Oxford office to support the expansion of the business. 

The part time Personal Tax Adviser role will service a wide variety of personal and business clients. You will be encouraged to attend client meetings and have regular contact with clients to help strengthen the relationship and to ensure that clients are receiving the full range of services the firm offers. You will work with interesting clients from different industry sectors such as property, advertising and PR, and these will include sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and groups. 

You will be responsible for managing a client portfolio, tax return and P11D compliance, advisory work and supporting internal Business development activities.

Shaw Gibbs takes pride in being an employer of choice, we put our people first and this is why our staff enjoy long term careers with us and why we have been awarded Bronze Investors in People accreditation. Your role will be varied, challenging, yet hugely rewarding. Our practice is known for being a friendly and fun place to work.

To be considered for this new position, you must have a minimum 2 years’ relevant experience working within a personal tax practice environment and have excellent customer service focus. You will be a strong team player and have a confident, assertive, positive, can-do attitude and professional manner.

Using a variety of accounting software packages including CCH, Protax and IRIS, you will:

  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Complete all work to the firm's compliance and quality standards.
  • Manage your own portfolio of between 150 – 250 clients and be main point of client contact.
  • Prepare and issue bills at month end.
  • Attend client meetings
  • Ensure that continuing professional development is undertaken as appropriate.

In return, we can offer you a flexible part time role, with a rewarding and long term career offering plenty of opportunities for further development and progression. Competitive salary + flexible benefits package including 30 days holiday (pro-rata), holiday trading and pension. 

We are happy to accept applications from candidates wanting to work between 22 – 30 hours per week.

For more information on why Shaw Gibbs is a great place to work please visit our website

To apply, please send a covering letter and your CV to by the 31st Oct.

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