Assistant Tax Advisor - Private Client - Glasgow

Accountancy Practice - Finance Specialist (Tax, VAT, Compliance)
Ref: 3013 Date Posted: Monday 02 Dec 2019
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This 'Big Four' professional services firm is currently recruiting for an Assistant Tax Advisor to join its Private Client Tax team based in Glasgow 

The Firm

The Firm is a global leader in proving assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services

The Role

  • The Private Client Services team acts for a wide range of entrepreneurs, family offices, professional services partnerships and senior executives of large listed and private businesses. The individual client base is a mix of UK and non-UK domiciled individuals.
  • The purpose of the role is to contribute to the efficient and successful delivery of tax services to internal and external clients.

On Offer

  • A competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. 
  • A comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development with the freedom to select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. ​
  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide high levels of client service
  • Build relationships both within the firm and externally with clients
  • Contribute to winning new work by proactively managing existing clients and contribute to winning new clients
  • Manage the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence
  • Responsible for day-to-day delivery of client communication
  • Key member of one of the client service groups providing full tax services to a client portfolio
  • A degree of flexibility to meet client/department needs and deadlines


Skills and Experience


  • Team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly and build effective relationships at all levels
  • Relevant/appropriate tax experience
  • Strong technical skills and keen to develop further
  • Ability to build strong client relationships
  • Excellent communicator in range of situations both written and oral
  • Ability to identify areas of risk, carry out an effective review and know when to refer upwards
  • Client focused and commercially aware
  • Relationship management skills with ability to manage client expectations
  • Project management skills, plan and prioritise work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically
  • ACA/AAT/CA/ACCA/ATT/CTA; or other relevant qualification
  • Option may be available to study for CTA qualification (if not already achieved)  
  • Computer literate including good excel skills