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Capital Allowances Tax Senior/AM

Big 4 firm are looking for a Tax Senior/AM to join their Capital Allowances team!

The team help their clients to optimise the tax relief available on capital expenditure incurred on property and fixed assets. They do this by combining an understanding of tax, accounting and the practical aspects of construction, property and cost management.

Duties to include:

  • Be involved in a range of fixed asset tax projects including discussing with clients their tax challenges and potential opportunities around fixed assets.
  • Support sales and marketing activities. This includes preparing capital allowances and wider fixed asset services proposals and high-level feasibility exercises to determine the potential level of allowances available.
  • Assist the wider tax practice with advice on various tax technical points on transactions, vendor and purchaser due diligence.
  • Liaising with the client and their advisors to obtain detailed construction cost information.
  • Reviewing legal documentation (such as sale and purchase, leasehold and contribution agreements) and the tax legislation to clarify a company's entitlement to claim capital allowances.
  • Analysing the relevant available documentation and supplement any deficiencies in details utilising our team's quantity surveying skills to arrive at defendable valuations.
  • Investigating asset lives and business requirements to assist with decision making of allocating qualifying expenditure to the appropriate capital allowances pool.
  • Prepare and in some cases review capital allowances reports in detailing the various categories of allowances identified.
  • Prepare technical updates to clients and the wider tax practice following changes to the capital allowances legislation.
  • Drafting technical responses to queries raised by HM Revenue & Customs into our clients' claims.

Looking for:

  • Experience or qualifications in quantity surveying, valuations or construction technology is welcomed, but not essential.
  • Strong technical skills
  • MS Excel
  • Good project management skills, capable of planning and prioritising work whilst meeting all deadlines.
  • Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out an effective review and know when to refer upwards.
  • Client focused and commercially aware.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible working
  • Rewards package
  • Career development
  • Private Healthcare

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