As a senior tax consultant you will be much in demand and vital to the success and growth of Accountax. You will bring your technical tax and employment know-how, confident advisory and problem solving skills, and sense of humour. In return you will receive an attractive salary, support and development and will be joining a strong highly-regarded team.

Company overview

Accountax is a trading division of Abbey Tax and Consultancy Services which specialises in self-employed status, IR35, agency legislation and umbrella companies. We provide compliance consultancy to contractor clients and accountants and represent tax payers against contentious HMRC disputes (including tribunal representation).

Duties and accountabilities

The sucessful candidate will be responsible for:

  • developing and maintaining client relationships to generate and grow consultancy income
  • providing highly technical advice and consultancy to clients including attending meetings at client premises
  • dealing with contentious HMRC enquiries including ADR and tribunals
  • providing direct advice, support and recommendations to management on all areas of the business
  • providing support, mentoring and training for consultants
  • assisting management in developing new products and services 
  • providing technical resource for consultants and management 
  • attending and presenting seminars, training and marketing events

Skills, knowledge and experience

The successful candidate will have:

  • strong technical abilities on core Accountax areas of IR35, status, agency legislation, CIS and umbrella
  • experience in a training and/or supervisory role 
  • the ability to use, interpret and analyse legislation and case law
  • experience of HMRC enquiries and strong knowledge of HMRC disputes process
  • stong knowledge of the tax and legal issues in the contractor and sgency marketplace 
  • employment law knowledge desirable

Markel competencies

Pursuit of excellence
  • consistently provides quality work products
  • adapts behaviour to reflect the style of others to foster effective working relationships
  • finds the most efficient and practical means of overcoming challenges
Customer focus
  • actively looks for solutions to customer problems
  • seeks to further knowledge of customer needs
  • builds relationships with customers and responds to needs by demonstrating tact, empathy and professionalism
Business results
  • seeks the best and most direct option to accomplish tasks
  • demonstrates effective organisation skills
  • applies logic and draws accurate conclusions from information
  • helps others succeed
  • approaches change in a positive manner
  • listens for and acts on key information
Strong foundations
  • holds self and others accountable to ethical standards
  • takes ownership and accountability for own development 
  • shows accountability and resilience in achieving goals

Apply today

If you would like to be part of our tight-knit and hardworking team, please visit Markel Careers for more information and to apply.