Tax Administrator, Edinburgh in Edinburgh at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Haines Watts Scotland are looking for a Tax Administrator for our Edinburgh office to support the work of our Tax Team.

Duties would include:

* Completing HMRC registration forms for new clients
* Corresponding/handling calls with HMRC, including removing clients from self-assessment where appropriate
* Applying for HMRC mandates for all clients and dealing with tracking the progress of each mandate
* Assisting the team with finalising both corporation tax returns and personal tax returns, as well as drafting letters to advise clients of the tax payment due
* Scanning client information into our electronic filing system and returning original records to clients
* Chasing clients for tax return information, signed tax returns, UTR numbers and HMRC authorisation codes
* Booking in information received and passing to job assignee
* Electronically filing tax returns
* Monitoring payments made by clients and repayments received
* Dealing with client queries on payment of tax liabilities
* Assisting the team with raising fees and any client queries relating to these
* Assisting the team with administration involved around tax advisory work, HMRC enquiries and ad-hoc projects - e.g. photocopying docs for HMRC enquiries
* Assisting with the outsourcing of personal tax returns - exporting data to outsourcing portal, importing completed tax return and preparing the job for review


* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Strong organisational skills - able to manage own workload efficiently
* Good attention to detail

We do not expect you to have experience in all the specific duties, training would be given as and when required.

There would also be the opportunity to undertake the ATT foundation course which covers Personal Tax and Business Tax - study would be in your own time at your own pace.

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

Job Requirements

Full-time Tax Administrator for Haines Watts Edinburgh Office