Personal Tax Associate (Trainee)

Recruiter
Azets
Location
Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
18 Feb 2021
Closes
04 Mar 2021
Ref
SCONE130
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Graduate scheme

Description:

Competitive Salary + Study Support + Benefits

Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Want to be part of an international family whose vision is “To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day”? Then you could be our next investment! At Azets, you are 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!

Our values are our motivations:

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We are 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 that sound like you?

Requirements

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 Personal Tax Associate you will help with the preparation of Self-Assessment and income expenditure statements for clients and assist your colleagues with obtaining information for the completion of accounts and tax returns. As well as providing tax administration, you will also be communicating with HMRC and really gaining a full insight into the world of taxation.

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 Associate we will enrol you on the tax qualification ATT. We will provide you full study support including paid study leave, mentorship and coaching as we support you all the way on your journey to becoming a qualified tax specialist in the future.

What do we need from you? We are looking for someone eager to learn, work hard and work as part of a busy team. For this position, we are happy to consider a school or college leaver or recent graduate. All we ask is that you have the right attitude and can demonstrate an interest in a career in tax.

A note from the Hiring Manager:

“This is an exciting opportunity for a school or college leaver/graduate to become part of the Private Client team within Azets Edinburgh. Working with clients from all walks of life you will learn the intricacies of private client tax from a team with a wealth of experience and will be given the opportunity to work extensively on interesting and challenging clients.”

Benefits

Why join the Azets family?

The relationship 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 ours and your success.

We offer training and development opportunities to all employees. In nurturing talent from all backgrounds, this helps us to grow our own and bring out the best in people.

What’s in it for you?

  • Pension - Looking after your future self when it’s time to step back and relax.
  • Excellent annual leave + bank holidays – Time to focus on your family and what’s important to you. Where will your precious time take you?
  • Agile Working – We’re on a mission to give you back your time.
  • Life Assurance – 4 x times salary, our family is important to us, and so is yours.
  • Employee Referral Bonus – We’re always looking for talented individuals to join our family.
  • Employee Benefits Portal – Cashback and vouchers on everyday purchases.
  • Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities – Continuous development and support not only for your professional qualifications but also for your personal goals and aspirations, so we can grow together.
  • Opportunity to attend social events – Time to stop, pause and have fun.
  • Career Coaching – Better never stops. Sharing our time to make the best use of yours.
  • 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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