Finance salary report 2020
Who’s earning what in the Finance Department? Find out in the Finance Salary Report 2020 (in german).
Assistant tax consultants are the right-hand men of tax advisors and keep them free for other tasks. They independently carry out most the of the relevant tasks. In short, assistant tax consultants help individuals and companies avoid the pitfalls of tax law.
Assistant tax consultants have excellent prospects on the labour market. In Germany, there are approximately 85,000 tax consulting offices, and skilled assistant tax consultants are highly sought-after. Besides, assistant tax consultants have good development opportunities: they can undergo further training to become balance sheet accountants or tax specialists, and after ten years of professional experience, they can found their own tax consulting company and become self-employed tax consultants after having passed the tax consultant examination.
Assistant tax consultants perform a broad range of tasks. When tax consultants provide advice to clients, such as individuals, companies and freelancers, assistant tax consultants support them by carrying out many tasks independently. This enables them to gain deep insight into different working environments.
Assistant tax consultants must have completed a three-year apprenticeship. They need to have a real talent for figures and a great interest in economic correlations and must be enthusiastic about tax law and accounting. Lifelong learning is essential in this job, as tax law is complex and subject to constant change.
Assistant tax consultants are shaping the image of the tax consulting office. They must have strong communication skills and remain calm even in stressful situations.
The average annual income of assistant tax consultants is approximately EUR 28,800 gross, with a starting salary of approximately EUR 2,000 per month, strongly depending on the region and the size of the company.
The profession of assistant tax consultants both involves and requires a great amount of versatility. It is perfect for all-rounders with a real talent for complex matters and figures.
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