My client is a well-esteemed, Legal 500 & Chambers ranked Practice who provide specialist legal services to private and commercial clients. They are best known for private client work and are widely regarded as one of the very best of the small number of firms in the UK who provide specialist services at the highest level.
My client is currently recruiting for a Trust Accountant to join the trust and tax department.
Preparation of accounts for trusts and charitable organisations.
Tax computations and tax return preparation.
Producing meeting papers for client meetings.
Arranging the payment of invoices and the distribution of funds.
Inheritance tax forms as required for trusts.
Assisting with more complex cases on ad hoc assignments when called upon by tax and trust managers and solicitors in the Private Client department.
The ideal candidate:
Ability to be proactive and reactive in addressing clients' affairs and requirements
Strong communications skills and an ability to work as part of a team, including with our private client lawyers and other professionals within and outside this firm
Achieve minimum time targets and meet regular billing requirements
Ability to keep abreast with changes in legislation and market developments
Good IT skills and preferably a working knowledge of CCH Trust Accounts and CCH Personal Tax
High degree of knowledge of trust accounting, including specialist areas such as landed estates and charitable organisations (knowledge of SORP would be beneficial)
High degree of knowledge of the taxation of trusts
An understanding of estate, personal, offshore, and indirect taxation matters
Appropriate professional qualification(s), such as AAT, ATT, ACA, ACCA, or TEP, preferably with a minimum of 10 years' relevant experience
If you would like to be considered for this role, please contact Finch Hare at Charles Levick on 0207 6140 911/