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Personal Tax Assistant - Fife

£Competitive + Benefits - Tax
Ref: 3773 Date Posted: Monday 12 Nov 2018
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Personal Tax Assistant required for this fast-growing independent firm of Accountants based in Fife. The role offers the opportunity to work with a varied portfolio of personal tax clients, mainly but not exclusively in the medical sector, including sole traders and partnerships, providing both compliance and advisory services.

Role responsibilities:

  • Prepare personal and partnership tax returns, including business tax and capital allowances computations and partners' expense claims
  • Manage the compliance process for a portfolio of clients, ensuring that deadlines are met and that management is kept informed
  • Preparation of capital gains tax computations and advising clients accordingly
  • Preparation of sole trader income and expenditure accounts, where applicable
  • Preparation of GP annual certificates of pensionable profits
  • advising clients of tax, national insurance and NHS superannuation liabilities as appropriate
  • Dealing with general correspondence, telephone calls, e-mails with clients, HMRC and others
  • Assisting with training of junior members of staff from time to time

You will have at least 2 years’ experience of personal and business tax and capital allowances computations. Knowledge of CCH software is advantageous but not essential. Ideally you will also have previous experience of dealing with medical practitioners and will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.

£Competitive Salary + Benefits. This is an exciting opportunity to join a supportive and forward-facing firm with a focus on personal and professional development. For further information contact Lynsey Kerr on (0)131 516 4333 or email