Permanent Payroll Assistant / Tax Trainee Edinburgh

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Our client is looking for a driven individual who is looking to kick-start their career within the finance sector. Our client is an independent accountancy firm with clients throughout Scotland and are currently going through a period of steady growth. As an independent firm, their staff are their best asset and therefore invest a lot of time and effort to ensure their staff are fully training to the highest of standards.


The key responsibilities include:


Assist the payroll department with the following:

  1. Payroll processing for a range of weekly, fortnightly and monthly payrolls
  2. Drafting correspondence to HMRC / Clients
  3. Process CIS returns
  4. Communicate with clients through phone and email effectively



  1. Assist with all Tax requirements for clients
  2. Responsible for ensuring all taxable benefits are reported to HMRC
  3. Preparation and submission of annual PAYE settlement agreements to HMRC
  4. Responsible for payroll and income tax affairs



  1. Assist with general bookkeeping within the practise


Experience knowledge required:

  1. A keen attention to detail
  2. Excellent time management and organisational skills
  3. Previous experience within accounts would be preferred however, training will provided
  4. Robust communication skills

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