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Tax Senior/Assistant Manager - Glasgow

Accountancy Practice - Finance Specialist (Tax, VAT, Compliance)
Ref: 2706 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 May 2019
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One of Scotland's longest established independent accountancy practices has an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Tax professional to join its team.

The Firm

The firm provides the full range of professional services including accountancy, audit, tax and business advice, with the aim of always exceeding client expectations.

The Role

This newly created role will see the job holder initially handling the day-to-day tax compliance requirements for a diverse client base with the aim of developing the role into tax planning and advisory work. 

On Offer

This unique opportunity will offer a competitive remuneration package and a pleasant and supportive working environment. There is a real opportunity for career progression with this role as it can be developed by the successful candidate into a Manager and then Director level position. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Preparation and review of Personal Tax returns for a varied client base including Directors and High Net Worth Individuals
  • Preparation and reviews of Corporate Tax returns for a varied client base of predominantly Owner Managed Businesses with a typical turnover of between £10m and £20m
  • Preparation and review of VAT Returns
  • Providing Tax planning and advice on both Personal and Corporate Tax issues
  • Liaising with other advisors and specialists
  • Day-to-day point of contact for tax queries from clients and colleagues
  • Liaising with HMRC
  • Developing own skills-set moving towards being able to provide a full advisory and compliance tax service


  • Previous Tax experience obtained within an accountancy practice environment
  • Candidates will ideally have a mixed tax background although applications from candidates with a bias to either Corporate or Personal Tax will definitely be considered 
  • Experience of using Iris and Sage
  • A good understanding of financial accounts
  • A willingness to to develop new skills 
  • Good client facing experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • ATT/CTA qualified or studying towards a professional qualification
  • Self-motivated and ambitious

If this role is of interest please contact Alex Allen on 0141 648 9150 or at