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Personal Tax Senior/Assistant Manager - Glasgow

Accountancy Practice - Finance Specialist (Tax, VAT, Compliance)
Ref: 2504 Date Posted: Monday 19 Nov 2018
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A Personal Tax Senior/Assistant Manager is required for a role within a dynamic and progressive accountancy practice based in Glasgow.

The Company

This organisation is a sizeable, well-established, independent accountancy firm 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, involvement in tax planning and advisory projects, supervising junior members of staff and ensuring deadlines are met.   

On Offer

The role comes with a competitive remuneration package and the chance to work in a supportive environment

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
  • Involvement in tax planning/advisory projects
  • 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
  • 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

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

  • You must be an experienced Personal Tax professional with at least 3 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