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Do you have experience in personal, partnership and corporation tax? Are you a qualified tax adviser? Interested in working for a firm voted 'Best Law Firm to Work At' for the last three years?

We are currently recruiting for a Tax and Partnership Accountant to join our Finance team on a permanent basis.  As our Tax and Partnership Accountant your role will cover a variety of tax matters so you can expect your day to cover everything from  calculating tax reserves, preparing the tax computations for the partnership, producing analyses of tax sensitive accounts, calculating capital allowances due, administering tax payments and obtaining technical support from the firm's tax advisers when necessary. In this role you will act as a subject matter expert within the finance department for all tax related queries and be confident in your knowledge to resolve a range of issues both internally and externally. This role has opportunity for extensive growth alongside the ambitious growth plans of our firm and partnership. We follow a hybrid model to the way we work, which combines both working from our office in Bristol and the flexibility to work from home to meet your needs. 

To be successful in this role we are looking for someone who can demonstrate the following:

  • Fully or near-qualified CTA
  • Experience in tax compliance for individuals, partnerships and companies.
  • An interest in and good knowledge across UK business tax, VAT, employment tax and personal tax.
  • Familiarity with standard personal and corporation tax packages.
  • The ability to clearly communicate in writing.
  • Working knowledge of Financial Reporting Standards.

We work in a fast-paced environment so you will need to keep up; adaptability and resilience are key to success in this role.  Our Finance team work very hard but in return we offer support and a fantastic environment to work in where there is every opportunity to make an impact.

About Burges Salmon

Our six core values – Ambition, Collaboration, Commitment, Fairness, Quality and Respect - are at the heart of everything we do and help to shape our unique culture. As well as high quality work and exciting development opportunities, we offer our people a professional, friendly and sociable working environment with a real sense of community.

A full overview of all the benefits of working at Burges Salmon can be found on the ‘working at Burges Salmon' section of our careers page.

We are delighted to have been named RollOnFriday's 'Best Law Firm to Work At' 2024, for the third year in a row, and also named as one of The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2023 for the second year running.  Our commitment to excellence has recently been recognised by the IIP, which awarded us Platinum certification for investment in people.

It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident Leader, we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process and offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job. We're committed to finding the right person for this role and are open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns.

If you have any questions regarding the role or the interview process, please contact Sophie Russell (Resourcing Advisor) - Sophie.Russell@burges-salmon.com or call on 0117 307 2242.

This job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. If you are interested in applying, please submit an application as soon as you can

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Burges Salmon, One Glass Wharf, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS2 0ZX

Meet the recruiterSophie Russell



Competitive Salary
Flexible working
Private medical insurance
Personal/Professional development
Parental leave
Pension and life assurance
25 days annual leave
2 paid days leave volunteering
Cycle to work
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