Trainee Tax Assistant

Trainee Tax Assistant – Edinburgh - £22,500


Have you just finished University and are looking to pursue a career in Tax?

Do you want to work for a highly professional leading law firm?

Do you have a background in finance and are looking to learn about Tax?


What does a day to day look like?

  • Provide tax processing/compiling/administration support to other members of the team with their own client allocation;
  • Review own clients regularly to ensure files, section records and other matters, including feeing tax matters, are up-to-date
  • Review annually the client’s affairs against a check list to consider if tax mitigation is possible;
  • Respond promptly to clients’ and HMRC queries and correspondence and those of other agents;
  • Maintain internal records and files and follow departmental procedures
  • To maintain the profitability of tax compliance work by recording time spent on client accurately and ensuring work is carried out efficiently and with no time wastage
  • Complete Tax Returns for individuals, trusts and estates after obtaining information from client, internal sources and external sources
  • Ensure that the Tax Returns are sent to the client for signature within time limits. Explain tax position and when tax is payable


Who are we looking for?

  • Somebody who has an interest in pursuing a career in Tax
  • Degree in Finance is highly desirable
  • Any Tax qualification is highly desirable
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Packages
  • Strong processing skills, numeracy and accuracy



Please get in touch today by clicking the link and forwarding your application.


HRC Recruitment acts as both an employment business and an employment agency. HRC Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer & all applications will be treated as such

Accountancy & Finance
Job Posted: 
Wed, 15 May 2024
Closing Date: 
Wed, 12 Jun 2024

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