Tax Senior - Glasgow

Accountancy Practice - Finance Specialist (Tax, VAT, Compliance)
Ref: 2587 Date Posted: Monday 24 Sep 2018
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This large, forward thinking, independent accountancy practice, with a 150 year history, currently requires en experienced Tax Senior to join its Glasgow based Tax team.

The Firm 

The firm provides a full range of specialist services and financial advice including accountancy, cloud accounting, audit, tax, payroll, corporate finance, financial planning, wealth management, forensic accounting and corporate restructuring, recovery and insolvency.

The Role

The role of Tax Senior will focus on carrying out compliance work on a varied portfolio of clients, including accounting clients, company directors and private clients. This portfolio will include a mixture of complex returns and include proactively identifying tax-planning opportunities for clients.

On Offer

A competitive remuneration package, access to training, career progression opportunities and a friendly and collaborative working environment.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ownership of a tax return portfolio - chasing the relevant internal colleagues and clients to ensure missing information is obtained and all returns in the portfolio are submitted to HMRC by the filing deadline
  • Dealing with complex areas within the portfolio, including Profit sharing, Farmers averaging claims, CGT computations, Pension planning, Loss relief claims, Foreign income etc
  • Use of technical tax knowledge to identify issues for review stage
  • Agreeing HMRC correspondence including statements of account, coding notices and repayment notices to the tax software
  • Liaising with HMRC and clients in respect of any discrepancies between our tax software and HMRC correspondence
  • Providing support and training to tax data entry assistants and tax assistants
  • Assist with business development events as required

The Person

  • At least three years tax experience obtained within an accountancy practice
  • Corporate and Personal Tax compliance experience
  • Possible exposure to planning and advisory work
  • Client focused
  • Team player
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

To apply for the vacancy please use the link below or for further information please contact Alex Allen on 0141 648 9150.