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Private Client Senior/Assistant Manager - Glasgow

Accountancy Practice - Finance Specialist (Tax, VAT, Compliance)
Ref: 2800 Date Posted: Monday 08 Apr 2019
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The Glasgow office of this award winning, well known and well established accountancy practice is currently experiencing rapid growth and consequently is looking to recruit an experienced Private Client Tax professional to its team

The Firm

​The firm is one of Scotland's largest independent accountancy practices, offering a full range of professional services including Tax, Audit, Business Services and Corporate Finance

The Role

The role requires responsibility for a portfolio of private clients, assisting with the smooth running of the compliance function and involvement in planning and advisory work. Additional duties include responsibility for fees, supervision and training of Tax Assistants and reviewing of their work.

On Offer

​A competitive remuneration package, an excellent working environment and tangible opportunities for career progression

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Involvement in the provision of high level technical and tax planning advice to clients, working as necessary with other members of the Tax Team, Partners and Client Relationship Managers
  • Maintaining an up to date technical knowledge of business tax, personal tax and capital taxes
  • Supervision and management of the personal tax return process
  • Involvement in written negotiations on HMRC enquiries
  • Oral and written communication with HMRC ensuring compliance with the relevant statutory requirements
  • Meeting deadlines within the allocated budget
  • Billing and WIP management
  • Monitoring the tax compliance position using tax administration software, keeping internal control records up to date and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures
  • Mentoring and training Tax Seniors and Assistants
  • Delegating work to Tax Seniors and Assistants
  • Giving regular constructive feedback to those completing work for you
  • Liaising with the client service team and with colleagues in other disciplines to provide a co-ordinated service to clients
  • Involvement on tax advisory and planning work on clients and other ad-hoc projects as they arise 
  • Managing a diverse portfolio of personal tax clients, ensuring a high-quality tax compliance service
  • Supporting the firm's business development in the local area
  • Ensuring compliance with internal (tax methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements\
  • CTA, CA, ATT qualification