Posted on: 18/11/2022

Salary: GBP 24000 -> 30000 per year

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Legal and Professional Services

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A fantastic opportunity for a Tax Assistant to join a renowned law firm in Edinburgh City Centre 

Morgan Philips Recruitment are delighted to be partnering with a renowned law firm based in Edinburgh as they recruit a Tax Assistant focusing on personal tax due to movement within the team. The role requires the individual to produce tax forms for individuals as well as working with Trusts. The Tax Assistant will also be client facing so experience in a client facing role would be desired. 

Our client are currently operating a hybrid model and salary on offer is up to £30k

  • Managing a portfolio of clients including collating and processing tax information, preparation of personal tax returns; computation of tax liabilities; trust taxation; managing the process through to submission of tax returns; and providing tax advice for matters arising from the portfolio;
  • Collating information from ‘in-house’ records or other sources;
  • Work closely with colleagues in the Tax Group on all client matters, providing support and assistance to colleagues;
  • Maintaining regular contact with clients in order to obtain information and provide advice on any difficulties with tax return;
  • Attend meetings with existing clients and potential new clients;
  • Dealing with HMRC compliance checks, ensuring prompt and full responses;
  • Liaising as necessary with other areas of the business
  • Taking a proactive approach to managing clients and identifying their tax and lega requirements;
  • Keeping internal control records up to date and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures;
  • Working with colleagues across the firm to provide assistance and support on tax matters and technically challenging tax areas;
  • Supporting the firm to achieve its strategic and commercial objectives;
Skills / Experience: 
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role;
  • Highly motivated and committed to delivering an excellent level of service to clients
  • and colleagues;
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to deal with competing priorities and
  • deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and oral;
  • Team player with a ‘can do’ attitude;
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including, Word, Excel
  • and Outlook.
  • Experience in Executry taxation (Desirable)

If this sounds interesting to you then why not apply today through our site or email your CV to Alternatively, call Alex Moore in our Edinburgh office on 07552 881661 to discuss further. 

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Morgan Philips Group is a global talent solutions business that disrupts conventional thinking in executive search, recruitment and talent consulting. We operate in over 18 markets in Europe, North & South America, Asia, and the Middle East & Africa. We understand that the future is digital and social, so we embrace the latest technology, including video ads and CVs, as well as social recruiting. Our innovative services are tailored to the new world of work yet we do not lose sight of the fact that employees be they existing and potential are ultimately human beings.

We are committed to ensuring that all job applicants are treated equally, without discrimination because of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.


Alex Moore

Morgan Philips
1 Lochrin Square 92 Fountainbridge
EH3 9QA Edinburgh
United Kingdom

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