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Tax Assistant/Adviser - Oxford Office

Do you have 2 years’ tax experience in practice? Are you looking for a new role with interesting client work in a growing entrepreneurial Top 100 firm bursting with talented staff you could learn and develop from?

Shaw Gibbs is a Top 100 independent accountancy, financial services and insolvency practice with offices in Oxford and London Marylebone. 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. We also have specialist teams for international businesses and property based clients.

Shaw Gibbs takes pride in being an employer of choice, we put our people first and our staff enjoy long term careers with us. 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. Our culture is based on collaboration, respect, innovation and expertise.
We have ambitious growth plans and we are currently recruiting for a Personal Tax Assistant/Adviser to join our growing Oxford team. Your role will be varied, challenging and hugely rewarding. 

This is a full time permanent position. 

The Personal Tax Assistant/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, limited companies and groups.
• 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
• If required, full funding and support to complete the ATT qualification, including study leave & time off for exams
About You
• Minimum 2 years’ UK practice tax experience
• ATT qualified/be working towards it
• 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

Please do not apply if you cannot tick all of the above criteria.
How to Apply
Please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you think you are suitable for the role to For more information on what it is like working at Shaw Gibbs, visit our career page:

Closing date for applications is 5pm Friday 24th January 2020

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