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Tax Operations Specialist


Job description

We are looking for a Tax Operations Specialist / Senior Administrator to join our team in Glasgow.

Following a period of continued growth, we are recruiting a Tax Operations Specialist to support our busy Corporate Tax Team.  Reporting to a member of our senior team, the role offers an exciting opportunity to develop and establish a long-term career within our successful and growing tax practice.

  • Overseeing the Tax Enquiry Service inbox, dealing with claims, queries, quotes and renewals process
  • Overseeing the enquiry register, obtaining progress updates and maintaining the register
  • Reviewing and managing Investigation Work in progress (WIP), seeking budget updates and billing as appropriate
  • Anti-money laundering annual reviews
  • Preparing fees, fee emails and issuing to clients
  • Preparing Non Audit Services Forms (where applicable) and proposals
  • Assisting in the carrying out of Corporate Tax and Tax Enquiry Risk Reviews
  • Filing emails/reports, arranging meetings, diary management and ad-hoc executive assistant support
  • Processing timesheets
  • Manage external relationships with external suppliers (Markel, HMRC)
  • Overseeing Corporate Tax Advisory tracker and assisting with Tax risk reviews, preparing all reviews with compliance and advisory information
  • Assisting in the project management of various internal projects

About You:

  • A good level of numerical and data analysis skills as well as proficiency in Excel
  • Experience within a similar role or within administration / project co-ordination position
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail with the ability to work to your own initiative
  • A leader of your work and your professional learning
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to positively impact and influence others

Why JC?

With 11 offices across Scotland and beyond, we’re one of the country’s leading firms of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers. Working at Johnston Carmichael means working in a team of over 900 sharp minds - each of which is valued and heard. We support our people to ensure they can grow their own way through proactive learning and development.

At Johnston Carmichael we want what’s best for our clients, our people, and our communities. You’ll be joining a team that’s engaged with its local communities and committed to supporting them. Over the last decade, we’ve raised over £450,000 for charitable causes across Scotland and we’re also Gold Sponsors of the Kiltwalk. You can read more about our culture and the values that define us here.

We have a People and Culture Forum that generates ideas for positive change and has several subgroups including LGBTQIA+ and Gender Equality which seek to educate and encourage everyone in our firm to be themselves in order to do their best work.

If you value enabling leadership, quality, integrity, and a workplace that prioritises giving back as much as you put in, then Johnston Carmichael is the firm for you.

Why Tax?

Our vision remains a constant - to be the firm of choice in all our markets. How we get there is what changes year on year.

The role of a tax adviser is transforming, and we need to keep up with this fast pace of change; both technology and legislation are ever evolving, and us with them. A career in Tax at Johnston Carmichael is diverse and challenging, as we continually strive to provide the best service for our clients - more efficiency, greater innovation, deeper insight. You’ll be joining one of Scotland’s most comprehensive tax practices, spanning an extensive range of corporate, personal and specialist tax services. Winners of the 2019 Tolley’s Taxation Award for Best Tax Practice in a Regional Firm, our team doesn’t merely crunch numbers - you’ll build close relationships with our clients, truly getting under the skin of their businesses and providing advice and guidance that offers real value.

And, with 14 key industry sectors, there’s no shortage of variety when it comes to our client base. We’re also an independent member firm of Moore Global Network Limited, a global accounting and advisory network of over 30,000 advisers across more than 110 countries, so you’ll have the opportunity to work with businesses all over the globe.

How working for us can work for you:

As a valued member of the Johnston Carmichael team, you’ll benefit from a number of employee benefits including but not exhaustive to; a personal pension scheme, annual leave, and life assurance, as well as your own personal training and development plan. Click here to see what’s on offer at Johnston Carmichael.

We know that 9-5 office hours aren’t for everyone. We support flexible working and also use a hybrid working model. One size doesn’t fit all, so let’s discuss what might work for you and our firm.

Doing the Right Thing and Standing in Other People’s Shoes are two of our core values. We nurture and celebrate individuality at Johnston Carmichael. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all communities. Our culture is one where everyone is enabled to be a leader of their work and their learning.

If you’re ready to work in an innovative and forward-thinking firm alongside talented, sharp minds, apply today.

At Johnston Carmichael we are committed to diversity, equality and inclusion in the workplace.  A copy of this policy will be made available on request.  We also welcome applications from individuals who have had time away from paid employment

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