Exciting Personal Tax Assistant Job, Leading Independent CA Firm, Edinburgh, c.£20,000 + study support
Your new company
Hays is proud to be partnered with one of Scotland's leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants and Advisers in order to recruit for a Personal Tax Assistant, a position which has arisen due to business development. Their expertise encompasses financial assurance, risk management, improving performance, wealth management and taxation. In addition to the professional acumen of the firm, they also enjoy a reputation for fantastic progression opportunities, and a sociable, supportive and flexible working environment. Across multiple offices, the tax department are friendly and approachable, with a strong collaborative approach in order to provide a great services to clients and maintain an excellent working atmosphere.
Your new role
You will be involved an a great variety of work, as the Personal Tax Team carries out compliance and advisory work for a diverse and large number of clients, including high net worth individuals, company directors, trusts, estates, partnerships and sold traders. With varying backgrounds, you will experience industries such as legal, medical, property and construction. As the Personal Tax Assistant, you will prepared the personal tax returns, P11Ds and EMI forms where necessary, and answer client queries following any required research. Further to this, you will support the team in relation to advisory work, and liaise with the Senior Manager and Partners in respect to clients expectations and budgets. You will also be able to develop a review portfolio.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be an enthusiastic and dynamic self-starter with knowledge of tax, including personal tax computations and returns. You will preferably have circa. 2 years experience of working in a Chartered Accountancy environment. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to prioritise and organise an ever-changing workload while successfully meeting deadlines and remaining up-to-date with all relevant legislation alterations. Further to this, you will be eager to learn and able to identify gaps in knowledge and skills with the aim to address them yourself and with colleagues. Communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
What you'll get in return
This is a rare opportunity to progress within one of Scotland's leading independent Chartered Accountancy firms. Beyond a competitive salary of c.£20,000, you will receive immense inhouse training and professional qualification study support, involving exam fees, study materials, revision courses, and study and exam leave. Further to this, you will receive generous benefits including Life Assurance, contributory pension scheme, 32 days holiday plus public holidays, childcare vouchers and much more.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please contact Madeleine French on 0131 603 8374 (Tues, Thurs & Friday), 0141 212 3664 (Monday & Wednesday) or click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.