Personal Tax Associate - Edinburgh

Accountancy Practice - Finance Specialist (Tax, VAT, Compliance)
Ref: 3291 Date Posted: Tuesday 15 Sep 2020
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A well-known and prestige accountancy firm based in Edinburgh are looking for a highly motivated Tax Associate to join their expanding Personal Tax team. This opportunity will offer full study support packages (ATT and CTA) and will offer clear career progression.


The Company

This independent accountancy practice is well established and offers various services to their clients i.e. Business Services, Tax, Payroll and Due Diligence services. The firm goes back over 100's years and focuses on their high customer service and values. 

The Role

You will be responsible for your own portfolio of clients from a variety of sectors and you will provide them with tax compliance services and assistance with advisory projects on occasion. You will be given the opportunity to work towards your tax qualifications (ATT and CTA) which will be included within your benefits package. 

You will have full support as you progress through your professional qualifications, receiving a wide variety of experience along the way. You will be mentored and developed by a team with a wealth of skills and knowledge, who will strive to provide you with all the support you will need.



  • Responsible for all day to day tax compliance affairs for a portfolio of clients. 
  • Preparation and submission of Personal Tax/Corporate Tax Returns and associated tax computations. 
  • Communicating with HMRC regularly. 
  • Supporting Manager and Partners in ad hoc queries. 
  • Working collaboratively with other departments within the firm. 
  • Ensure that all deadlines are met accordingly. 
  • Complete all administration in a timely manner (including timesheets and fees) and to a high standard. 
  • Demonstrate the firm’s values at all times. 
  • Assist in any reasonable manner to achieve the requirements of the firm and the business goals. 

On Offer

The firm has several extensive benefits on offer, such as:

  • Access to and support from a strong regional tax practice comprising experienced  tax professionals; one of the largest in Scotland
  • Competitive salary – depending on experience
  • Opportunities for flexible working
  • Generous annual leave and bank holiday entitlement
  • Excellent working environment
  • Attractive bonus staff referral scheme
  • Company pension scheme


The Person should be:

  • An enthusiastic and ambitious individual ready to start a career in tax or, take the next step in their tax career.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to engage at all levels. 
  • Be self-motivated with an open mind who are adaptable to change.
  • High level of planning and organisational skills. 
  • Excellent team working. 
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and apply own initiative. 
  • Willingness to learn and develop yourself and others. 
  • Excellent working knowledge of IT systems and applications.

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact Carla Heron for a private and confidential chat on 0141 648 9150 or