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Tax Graduate

Job Reference: Tax Graduate
Date Posted: 11 September 2017
Employer: PKF Francis Clark LLP
Location: Poole, Dorset
Salary: Competitive
Sector: Accounting
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 08 November 2017

Job Description

As a graduate on our tax programme, you will be working as part of our tax team who provide both compliance and tax advisory services to a range of corporate, personal and private clients. You will be required to prepare and advise on tax computations and deal with associated administration. The role will provide a thorough grounding in all aspects of tax compliance and ad-hoc assistance in advisory projects undertaken by the team, whilst undertaking a relevant professional qualification.


  • Assist with the preparation of tax computations and returns
  • Assist with the completion of various tax forms

  • Deal with client communications in respect of their tax affairs including drafting letters and emails and speaking to clients on the telephone

  • Prepare simple accounting statements

  • Prepare accounting entries necessary for client companies’ financial statements

  • Deal with tax administration including the monitoring of filing deadlines

  • Ad hoc tax research and analysis

  • Develop and strengthen client relationships

Knowledge, skills and attributes

  • Confident, team player with a commitment to the profession

  • Able to demonstrate initiative in delivering an excellent service to clients

  • Self-motivated and able to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines

  • Comfortable working with figures, accurate and understands the significance of calculations

  • Computer literate, with an aptitude towards spread-sheets and word-processing.

  • Enquiring and willing to ask questions when unsure

  • Analytical and methodical in their approach to work

  • A sense of fun and a desire to succeed

Academic requirements

  • A 2:1 degree in any discipline (obtained or predicted)

  • 280 UCAS points, excluding general studies (obtained or predicted in the same year)

  • Grade B or above in Maths and English at GCSE level or equivalent.


  • A fully supported training programme (either ATT-CTA Tax Pathway or ACA/CTA Joint Programme) to obtain a relevant professional qualification via either correspondence and block release training or a residential linked-learning programme

  • Personal development programme

  • Takes place under a training contract, which outlines the support you will receive from Francis Clark and what is expected of you in return with regards to your training


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