Rare Tax Assistant / Senior Job, Part-Time, Legal Sector, Edinburgh, £23,000 - £31,000 (FTE)
Your new company
A progressive and leading legal firm with offices spanning the breadth of Scotland are recruiting for a part-time Tax Assistant or Senior to join them in Edinburgh. Priding themselves on their ability to provide practical advice to clients to help them reach their professional and personal objectives, this is a welcoming, and customer and people focused firm. This job will ideally be 3 days (21 hours) however there is flexibility in order to accommodate the right applicant.
Your new role
As the Tax Assistant within a Tax Team of 8 individuals within the wider Private Client Department of approximately 40 professionals, you will be responsible for personal tax compliance and assisting Partners and other members with tax planning and advisory work. You will have regular contact with clients over the phone, via email and in person. Work will be in relation to self-assessment individuals, executries, trusts, partners and tax repayment claims. Over time, you will develop your technical knowledge further, with the opportunity to specialise should you wish.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have strong private client tax compliance experience, ideally for in excess of 2 years, obtained in the legal sector or in a professional services environment. Practical knowledge of CCH will enhance you application. You will have excellent communication skills and professionalism, with the ability to discuss complex tax issues in terms clients will understand.
What you'll get in return
In addition to gaining a competitive salary, you will be joining a friendly and reputable legal firm. You will also gain a strong benefits package and the opportunity to engage with senior stakeholders. You will gain 25 days annual leave plus statutory holidays with the option to buy up to 5 days and earn more with length of service. You will also gain private medical insurance, a discretionary bonus, pension, life assurance, and interest free season train ticket. Other benefits include various corporate responsibility schemes, and an annual firm away day.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Madeleine French. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Equally, refer a tax professional for the chance to receive up to £300 in retail vouchers.