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Tax Senior in Tillicoultry at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Haines Watts Scotland are recruiting for a Tax Senior/Assistant Manager to work at our Tillicoultry office. This is a mixed tax (corporate and personal) role reporting to the Tax Manager/Tax Partner and will involve contributing to the provision of an excellent range of tax services to a diverse set of clients, and providing support to the Tax Manager/Tax Partner. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate initiative and good judgement when carrying out tasks on the client's behalf.

We are looking for a highly skilled entrepreneurial individual to join to the team to assist us in achieving our strategic goal of being the number one advisor to owner managed businesses.

We are a top 15 accountancy firm specialising within the owner-managed business area across the UK. A well-established firm, with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel, which is continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally.

This role offers a competitive salary, a great career path to progress within the firm, and a great benefits package.

Responsibilities:

* Preparing annual tax returns for individuals, partnerships and companies, for an allocated portfolio of clients
* Reviewing annual tax returns that have been prepared by junior members of staff
* Obtaining information from clients, third parties or colleagues, as appropriate
* Advising clients on tax liabilities as they become due
* Completing posting for complex or missing areas of tax returns
* Preparing basic capital gains computations
* Preparing, amending and/or approving letters and emails for the Manager's approval
* Drafting replies to clients or third-party correspondences, seeking further input, as appropriate
* Electronically filing tax returns
* Handling client meetings either face to face or over phone/skype etc
* Assisting in dealing with enquiries raised by HMRC
* Preparing other forms, etc. as required by HMRC or other third parties
* Monitoring chargeability on a weekly basis
* Various ad-hoc work as it arises, such as technical research

Experience

* Ideally 5-7 years' experience working in a mixed tax environment

Qualifications:

* Ideally ATT Qualified or able to demonstrate equivalent level of tax knowledge

Skills:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Good attention to detail
* Business entrepreneurship and commercial awareness
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Excellent customer service skills including having difficult conversations with clients/ HMRC

Personal Qualities:

* Enthusiastic, with a positive attitude
* Adaptable and flexible
* Strong team-player
* Personable
* Professional

If you are keen to secure a Tax Senior/Assistant Manager role within a unique top 15 accountancy firm, offering a great start to your career, please apply today to find out more.

Job Requirements

Haines Watts Scotland require a Tax Senior/Assistant Manager for our office in Tillicoultry near Stirling