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Personal Tax Senior - Glasgow

Accountancy Practice - Finance Specialist (Tax, VAT, Compliance)
Ref: 2354 Date Posted: Monday 19 Mar 2018
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A Personal Tax Senior opportunity has arisen within a well-established accountancy firm based in Glasgow.

The Company

This organisation is one of Scotland's largest accountancy firms focused on delivering an exceptional level of service to their clients. 

The Role

The position of Personal Tax Senior will give you the opportunity to get involved in preparing and reviewing complex Personal Tax returns for a diverse client portfolio, liaising with clients and other departments, supervising junior members of staff and ensuring deadlines are met. The role will also allow for increased involvement in planning and advisory work.  

On Offer

The role of Personal Tax Assistant comes with a salary of £25,000 - £40,000.

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