Personal Tax Assistant Manager/Manager - Edinburgh

£40,000 - £50,000 plus flexible working and other benefits - Accountancy Practice - Finance Specialist (Tax, VAT, Compliance)
Ref: 3151 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 Dec 2019
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Personal Tax Assistant Manager/Manager

£40,000 - £50,000 plus flexible working and other benefits


The opportunity has arisen within a well-established accountancy firm based in the Edinburgh city centre.

The Company

This organisation is a reputable Accountancy Firm focused on delivering an exceptional level of service to their clients. This forward looking firm offer a range of services to a variety of businesses and non for profit organisations across Scotland. The Firm have created a very positive culture as they value their employees, have an open door policy, offer commercial exposure and encourage personal development.

The Role

The position of Personal Tax Assistant Manager/Manager is a newly created role due to continued growth within the Firm. This role will give you the ability to work on a large and diverse portfolio of clients right through-out the United Kingdom however a large percentage of the work can be completed from the Edinburgh office.

On Offer

The role of Personal Tax Assistant Manager/Manager will offer a competitive salary plus a highly competitive benefits package including bonus, pension, overtime, professional fees and the Firm will considered reimbursing any clawback fees from previous employers.

You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Responsibility for managing a portfolio of clients including planning compliance work, managing the process through to submission of tax returns and some client contact on day to day compliance

  • Monitoring budgets and discussing issues with senior staff

  • Liaising with colleagues across the firm to provide a co-ordinated service to clients

  • Supervising, reviewing work and assisting junior members in managing their own portfolio of clients

  • Coaching and developing junior members of staff

  • Keeping internal control records up to date and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures

  • Undertaking advisory work and assisting senior members of the team with ad hoc technical matters

  • Preparing fees and budgets/proposals for potential new clients and discussing with senior members of the team

  • Ensuring client acceptance and anti – money laundering procedures are undertaken and preparing engagement letters

  • Participating with senior members of the team in business development activities

To be considered for this opportunity you must have the following experience:

  • CTA qualified or equivalent experience

  • People management or supervisory experience in tax would be highly advantageous

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to engage, interact and influence senior stakeholders