Tax Senior

We're looking to recruit a Tax Senior for our Tax team, based in Bolton.

Closing Date:


At Cowgills we make your career development our priority. Whatever you think is possible for yourself is possible at Cowgills.

We’re not your ordinary accountancy firm, far from it. While we’re one of the North West’s leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors, we’ve never lost sight of the fact that we work with people, not just numbers.

Your role

You will be working on tax client activities including tax compliance, preparation and review of personal tax returns and tax planning.

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Key Responsibilities

Technical responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing a portfolio of clients, providing support with their personal tax affairs
  • Handling a range of tax compliance matters for clients
  • Completion and review of self assessment tax returns, P11D’s and capital gains returns
  • Ability to assist with HMRC enquiries and prepare correspondence
  • Liaison with HMRC
  • Ensure the business complies with all relevant internal requirements, industry regulations and government legislation, identifying any savings to minimize tax bills
  • Advising on bespoke tax planning
  • Preparing tax liability calculations
  • Develop and maintain a good level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and training



  • Develop strong client relationships
  • Assisting managers with more complex, high level tax advisory work when required
  • Write professionally presented tax reports with assistance from managers.

Other Responsibilities

  • The principle roles and responsibilities will change from time to time and the post holder is required to undertake any additional duties as deemed appropriate
  • Staff are required to have a Personal Development Plan and to participate in training, meetings or conference considered relevant to their job
  • Staff must carry out their duties with full regard to the rules policies and procedures and conditions of service contained in the staff handbook
  • To abide by the company’s policies and procedure
  • To adhere to all health and safety legislation
  • To promote equality and diversity in the workplace
  • To undertake any other task that is deemed reasonable within your skill set

What we can offer you!

  • Our people, join and stay at Cowgills because of the positive and enjoyable culture that our people create, we can guarantee you’ll really love working here
  • As an independent firm there are many opportunities to expand your knowledge and work in a variety of business sectors
  • Flexible working
  • Incredible development and career growth – we make your career our priority
  • Wide list of benefits including access to counselling services, subsidised health, cycle to work scheme and mental health support
  • A highly competitive salary (details available on request)
Closing Date: Ongoing