Tax Assistant

Recruiter
Azets
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
26 Nov 2021
Closes
26 Dec 2021
Ref
AZ00871
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Tax Associate /Tax Assistant /Tax Semi Senior-Tax Services, Tax Advisory, Tax Compliance, Tax Practitioner, Tax Advisor, Corporate Tax

Competitive Salary +Study Support +Benefits

Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Do you want to be part of an international family whose vision is, “To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day”? If yes, then you could be our next investment! At Azets, you’re in control of your career and with our support this will make us even stronger, together. Our motto when it comes to career development is “Your Journey – Your Voice – Your Success ".

Azets

Azets is an award winning leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisors operating across the UK, Nordics and the USA. We are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across 100 offices in the UK alone. We have seen dramatic growth in recent years which has made us the 9th largest accountancy firm in the UK, and we are over the moon to have been awarded Accountancy Firm of the Year in the FD Excellence Survey 2020. As a result of this growth, we are now looking to invest in our skills set even further!

To get the job that you'll love

For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees are what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions. We are looking for someone who wants to be more than just a team member, but who wants to join a family of likeminded individuals.

As part of your role as a Tax Assistant you will have hands on involvement in the preparation of tax returns for a wide range of clients. You will be supporting the Tax team on ad-hoc projects and contributing to the efficient running of the department. As part your own personal development on your journey, you will be undertaking research into tax enquiries on client affairs and ad-hoc assignments as they arise. We want to ensure you are growing and learning constantly so you will be aiming to work towards dealing with more complex client queries (internal and external).

In terms of qualifications, we want to ensure we are offering the best service to our customers and the same goes for our people. As an Assistant you would have the opportunity to begin studying the ATT and we provide you with full study support towards completing your qualification. We will provide you with on the job training to build on your existing knowledge and give you the mentorship and further coaching as we support you all the way on your journey to becoming a qualified tax specialist in the future.

For this position, we are ideally looking for candidates with some previous tax experience, however would consider applications from a someone with a strong desire to enter the tax industry and transferable experience.

A note from the Hiring Manager

"You will be joining a team of 7 corporate tax specialists, looking after a diverse range of clients and ensuring their compliance needs are met. We are a friendly and supportive team who work closely together, and keen to strengthen the corporate tax offering in Edinburgh while enabling our team members achieve their own career goals. You will be fully supported by the team members and play a key role in ensuring that work is undertaken efficiently and effectively.”

What's in it for you?
  • 33 days annual leave(30 for Students with study package and 38 for Partners) inc. bank holidays
  • Birthday Day off
  • Lead Incentive Scheme(applicable to up to and including Associate Director level)
    -We offer generous financial rewards for helping Azets to grow our new client portfolio.
  • Private Medical Cover(applicable to Director/Partner level)
  • Enhanced Parental + Family leave- We want Azets to be a place where you can combine both a career and a family so those going on Maternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 3 months and 50% pay for the next 3 months, those going on Paternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 2 weeks(both subject to eligibility) and our Adoption Leave policy follows the same arrangements.
  • Flexible Working- Azets understand that as with any family, we all work indifferent ways and need flexibility within our working day and therefore we operate a flexible working policy.
  • Life Assurance- 4 times salary
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Employee Benefits Portal
  • Access to YuLife
  • Pension
  • Paid sick leave
  • Career Coaching
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee assistance program- For you and your family.
  • Dress for your day
  • Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities and Study Support
Our values are our motivation

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We're looking for people who also believe in these drivers as we work together to achieve success for both our colleagues and our clients alike. As a business, we believe we are stronger together. We share knowledge, ask for help and empower each other to achieve more collectively. We are open-minded and value everyone’s contribution, embracing our differences and fostering a culture of trust and inclusion. We look for people who adapt quickly to change, finding smart ways to deliver the best results and remain one step ahead. Does this sound like you?

Why join the Azets family?

The relationship that we have with our colleagues is of the upmost importance to us as a business. Your voice is important to us. Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that our clients expect is key to both our and your success.

We offer training and development opportunities to all employees and nurture talent from all backgrounds. This helps us to grow our own and bring out the very best in people.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be a UK citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa and be eligible to take up full time, permanent employment.

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