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Personal Tax Senior - Edinburgh

up to £30,000 + Benefits - Tax
Ref: 5307 Date Posted: Monday 19 Apr 2021
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Personal Tax Senior required for the Tax team of this long-established Edinburgh law firm.

Reporting to the Head of Tax, you will advise individuals on income and capital gains tax matters and possible tax planning opportunities.

This role is all about...

  • Managing a portfolio of clients including collating and processing tax information, preparation of personal tax returns; computation of tax liabilities; managing the process through to submission of tax returns, and providing tax advice for matters arising from the portfolio.  
  • Working closely with colleagues in the Tax Group on all client matters, providing support and assistance to colleagues.
  • Maintaining regular contact with clients in order to obtain information and provide advice on any difficulties with their tax return.
  • Attending meetings with existing clients and potential new clients.
  • Dealing with HMRC compliance checks, ensuring prompt and full responses.
  • Taking a proactive approach to managing clients and identifying their tax and legal requirements.
  • Providing excellent client service at all times.

Coming from a law firm or CA practice, you will be experienced in the preparation of personal tax returns and trust returns.  As you will manage your own client portfolio, you will possess excellent client handling skills and strong interpersonal skills (both written and oral). The role requires a team player with a ‘can do’ attitude​ who can prioritise workloads and meet important deadlines.

Salary up to £30,000 + Benefits.  Genuine opportunities for personal and career progression for a strong performer.  It is anticipated remote/home working options will remain post-covid.  For further information contact Eva O'Connor on 07534967417 or email