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Personal Tax Assistant - Edinburgh

£Excellent (DOE) + Benefits - Tax
Ref: 4199 Date Posted: Saturday 29 Dec 2018
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Personal Tax Assistant sought for the friendly, award-winning tax team of this firm of Chartered Accountants in Edinburgh.

As Tax Assistant, you will be involved in the tax compliance process and related administration tasks for a varied portfolio of clients. You will also have the opportunity to develop your tax planning experience in future through supporting management with ad hoc advisory projects.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Preparing Income Tax returns and computations of tax liabilities
  • Preparing Capital Gains Tax computations
  • Preparing Partnership Tax returns
  • Drafting professional and exceptionally written letters to clients, HMRC and other associated parties
  • Regular communication with HMRC
  • Ensuring a high quality of administration work, using Microsoft Word and Excel

Ideally you will be ATT qualified (or a finalist) with a minimum of 2 years’ experience gained within a professional tax department. You will demonstrate a willingness to develop your technical exposure and experience of trusts, estates and unincorporated businesses. Excellent numerical and written skills are essential, along with the ability to explain complex tax technical concepts in a clear and concise manner.

£Competitive Salary (DOE) + benefits + study support. This is an exceptional opportunity to develop your existing skills and future tax career. For more information and a confidential discussion, please contact Lynsey Kerr on 0131 516 4333 or