Tax trainee

Published: 12 Jul 2016

Updated: 12 Jul 2016


A full time, permanent trainee position has arisen in an independent accountancy practice in East Dulwich. Coman & Co. is a forward thinking accountancy firm which has been steadily growing since November 2009.


We are a firm of chartered tax advisers and an ACCA accredited employer.

Your responsibilities will be to:


  • Prepare statutory accounts, personal and company tax returns for a wide range of clients. You should be able to prepare a complete set of financial statements by the end of your training.
  • Prepare VAT Returns, carry out company formations and other company secretarial tasks, using leading accountancy practice software.
  • Liaise with HMRC and Companies House and develop an understanding of these compliance systems.
  • Research upcoming changes in tax legislation and draft letters of tax advice.

As basic requirements:


  • You must be able to demonstrate an excellent standard of English and close attention to detail.
  • Previous experience in an office role is preferable, although not necessary. You should have a minimum of three A-levels (at least two Bs) or equivalent standard of qualification or expect to receive these qualifications. This position would complement studies towards ATT or ACCA.

The starting salary is between £23,000 and £25,000 per annum depending on experience. You will receive holiday entitlement after three months.  Study support will be available after one year.  You will work as a part of a team of three.

The deadline for applications is 15 August 2016 and the position is due to start early September.

Please email a CV and covering letter in application for this role to [email protected], for the attention of Ray Coman, Director. You should not telephone.  Please quote reference Direct/trainee/30062016

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