Tax Administrator in Edinburgh at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 9/2/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Haines Watts Scotland are looking for a part-time tax administrator for our Edinburgh office to support the work of the Tax Team. The role is 20 hours per week (work pattern is negotiable)

Duties would include:

* Assisting the team with finalising both corporation tax returns and personal tax returns, as well as drafting letters to advise clients of tax payments due
* Dealing with client queries on payment of tax liabilities
* Assisting the team with raising fees and any client queries relating to these
* Monitoring payments made by clients and repayments received
* Assisting the team with administration involved around tax advisory work, HMRC enquiries and ad-hoc projects - e.g. photocopying documents for HMRC enquiries
* Completing HMRC registration forms for new clients
* Corresponding/handling calls with HMRC
* Scanning client information into our electronic filing system and returning original records to clients
* Electronically filing tax returns
* Chasing clients for tax return information, signed tax returns, UTR numbers and HMRC authorisation codes
* Booking in information received and passing to job assignee

We do not expect you to have experience in all these specific areas. Training will be given as and when required.


* Excellent attention to detail
* Ability to work to deadlines
* Committed to providing high quality work
* Good verbal and written communication skills
* Able to manage own workload effectively
* Client and quality focused
* Interpersonal skills and team orientation
* PC literate - specifically Microsoft office packages
* Enthusiastic with a positive attitude
* Previous experience within an administrative role preferred.

What we offer:

* Competitive salary - negotiable depending on experience
* Flexible benefits - self-service benefits platform
* 29 days holiday
* Rewards and incentives
* Friendly and inclusive working environment
* Opportunity to undertake the ATT foundation course covering personal tax and business tax

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Haines Watts by any means. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the Haines Watts recruitment team, Haines Watts reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.