Team: Tax Team

Hours: Full Time: 33.75 hours, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm with 1.23 hours for lunch.

Contract: Permanent

 

Background

We are looking to recruit an Assistant Tax Manager join our Tax team in Edinburgh. The successful candidate is expected to have previous experience in a similar role. The position is on a full-time permanent basis in our Edinburgh Office.

Responsibilities

As an Assistant Tax Manager the main duties will be:

  • Undertake the timeous preparation and submission of annual tax returns for individuals and trusts
  • Agree correct tax liabilities with HMRC within time limits;
  • Provide pro-active advice on the mitigation of tax liabilities and the organisation of a client’s tax affairs and will provide ad-hoc tax advice to clients and prospective clients as required;
  • Respond promptly to clients’ and HMRC’s queries and correspondence and those of other agents;
  • Maintain internal records and files to assist in the above. Review own clients regularly to ensure files, section records and other matters, including feeing tax matters, are up-to-date;
  • Complete draft Tax Returns form, for individuals and trusts after obtaining information from client, internal sources and external sources e.g. banks and brokers etc;
  • Prepare schedules of investment income and ensure that all records are present and correct;
  • Complete Capital Gains Tax calculation from information obtained internally or from the client;
  • Ensure that the Tax Return forms received, are sent to the client for signature with a bound copy and a summary sheet showing which tax is payable and when it is due for payment;
  • Lodge Client Tax Returns and a copy of the liabilities with the Inspector of Taxes and ask for agreement to issue notices of assessment;
  • Appeal incorrect assessments on behalf of the client;

Skills/Qualifications

The successful candidate will be expected to have a minimum of 5 years work experience in a similar role with a strong background in Personal Tax, UK Income Tax and Capital Gains knowledge. 

The candidate will preferably be ATT qualified and/or CIOT qualified, ensuring you maintain up to date knowledge of relevant tax legislation and rules. 

You should have strong processing skills, be numeric and a high degree of accuracy is essential. You are expected to be a strong team player who also has the ability to work on their own initiative with minimum supervision. 

Application Process

Please send CVs to Clare Hedges, HR Consultant at clare.hedges@turcanconnell.com

Closing date for CVs to be submitted no later than Wednesday 26th August 2020