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Tax Associate – Advisory – Private Client


Gillespie Macandrew has an excellent opportunity for a senior appointment in their Tax Advisory Team to join our leading Private Client team.

The successful candidate will possess excellent technical tax skills, along with the confidence and ability to advise on all areas of tax planning relating to personal, succession, trust and executry taxation with support provided by the Tax Director and Tax partners, where required. They will have experience in providing succession planning advice around Inheritance Tax (particularly APR and BPR), CGT, Income tax and basic VAT advice.  Knowledge of LBTT and SDLT is desirable, but training can be provided.  Experience of advising on tax aspects of land transactions and heritable property is also required.

This role requires a highly motivated and collaborative team player with excellent technical skills and a strong client focussed approach. The ideal candidate will be very personable and have a commitment to providing an excellent level of client service, demonstrating a strong positive, proactive attitude. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to business development opportunities and in house training to generate cross service line referrals.

The successful candidate will be ATT and CTA Qualified, or be qualified by experience. Support may be available to follow the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners syllabus to achieve TEP status.  It is expected they will have at least 5 years’ practical tax advisory experience and an understanding of the procedures relating to tax compliance. Applications from Solicitors with tax experience will also be considered. This is a full-time position however consideration will also be given to part time and flexible working.

This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop their career in a professional and rewarding environment.  A competitive salary and benefits package are offered.  If you are interested in applying for this role, please send a full CV stating current remuneration to

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