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Personal Tax Assistant - Glasgow

£25,000 - £30,000 - Accountancy Practice - Finance Specialist (Tax, VAT, Compliance)
Ref: 1904 Date Posted: Monday 24 Jul 2017

A Personal Tax Assistant opportunity has arisen within a well-established accountancy firm based in Glasgow 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-profit organisations across Scotland. The Firm have created a very positive culture as they value their employees, have an open-door policy and encourage personal development.

The Role

The position of Personal Tax Assistant will give you the opportunity to get involved in preparing and reviewing Personal Tax returns for a diverse client portfolio, liaising with clients and other departments, supervising junior members of staff and ensuring deadlines are met.

On Offer

The role of Personal Tax Assistant comes with a salary of £25,000 - £30,000.

Main duties include the following:

  • 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:

  • You must be an experienced Personal Tax professional with at least 2 years’ experience in a Public Practice environment  
  • You will hold (or will be actively studying towards) a relevant tax-related qualification
  • Team leadership or supervisory experience would be highly advantageous
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to engage, interact and influence senior stakeholders

For a confidential discussion regarding this opportunity, please get in touch with Alex Allan in the iMultiply office in Glasgow or apply via the link.