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Personal Tax Adviser - Oxford

Do you have 2 years’ tax experience in practice? Are you looking for a firm who really invests in their people that will enable you to grow and develop your career? Do you want a role with interesting and varied client work? 

Shaw Gibbs is a Top 100 independent accountancy, financial planning and insolvency practice with offices in Oxford and London Marylebone. We have ambitious growth plans and want to continue to climb up that top 100 table. We have a strong focus on innovation and technology to help our clients make informed decisions on how to grow their business. Our clients range from private clients to owner-managed businesses and large international subsidiaries. 

At Shaw Gibbs, our culture is very important to us, it’s based on our company values of collaboration, respect, innovation and expertise. We put our people first and ensure they have both interesting and challenging work as well as inspire a rewarding and motivating environment to develop their career. We have recently launched an exciting new recognition programme to reward individuals showcasing behaviors that match our values. Our practice is known for having a friendly and supportive team culture where everyone receives training and development focused not just on technical knowledge but also on commercial and soft skills. 

We have an opportunity for a Personal Tax Adviser to join our growing Oxford team. A full-time permanent position offering hybrid working, four days in the office and one day working at home, and flexible working options (flexing your hours on different days). 

The Personal Tax Adviser will work closely with Directors to support a wide variety of personal and business clients, complete tax returns and P11D compliance and support internal business development activities. You will be encouraged to attend client meetings and have regular contact with clients. 

What we can offer you 

  • Exposure to a broad range of clients across many industry sectors such as healthcare, property, advertising and PR. These will include sole traders, partnerships, landlords and trusts.
  • Line Manager who will work closely with you to support your development and provide day to day guidance
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including pension, life assurance, retail discount scheme and flexible working
  • 30 days holiday including bank holidays increasing with service plus the opportunity to buy/sell holiday to fit your lifestyle
  • Attractive & modern central Oxford office
  • A comprehensive induction to help you get up to speed 

About You

  • Minimum 2 years’ UK practice tax experience
  • ATT qualified
  • Some accounts experience desirable
  • Strong customer focus & attention to detail
  • Able to produce high quality work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Team player
  • Confident, positive, professional and can-do attitude
  • Strong IT skills, specifically Excel and able to pick up new IT packages very quickly
  • Create a positive impression with clients and staff 

How to Apply 

Please send your CV to 

For more information on what it is like working at Shaw Gibbs, visit our career page: 

Additional Information 
We believe that diversity makes Shaw Gibbs a stronger firm and look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to Shaw Gibbs’ goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status. 

* Please note you must already have the unconditional right to live and work in the EU/UK region* We welcome international applications, but we are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK. Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.
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