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Chiene and Tait accountancy practice

Chiene + Tait is an award-winning chartered accountancy firm of over 140 staff and 13 partners, with an enviable 130-year heritage. As we continue to grow and develop, we pride ourselves on quality and client focus, together with offering excellent professional development. Headquartered in theheart of Edinburgh’s city centre, we have further offices in Inverness and London. 

Chiene and Tait
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Entrepreneurial Tax Senior

Chiene & Tait are recruiting for a Tax Senior / Assistant Manager to join the Entrepreneurial Tax Team. This is a fast moving, exciting, role with fantastic opportunities for challenging work with phenomenal clients.

Their tax department is one of the largest outside the big four in Scotland.  Their Entrepreneurial Tax Team are a multi award-winning team, with a broad range of clients and a focus on delivering the best client service. The team are usually based in their Edinburgh office.

As a key member of the team your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a portfolio of high-growth companies providing a range of tax technical advisory, primarily share schemes and SEIS and EIS
  • Liaising with clients and HMRC
  • Drafting and review of valuation reports, advance assurance requests, ad-hoc advisory reports and restructure clearances
  • Providing Ad-hoc tax advice internally and externally
  • Coaching and developing junior staff
  • Establishing and maintaining strong client relationships
  • Active involvement in seeking out Business Development opportunities

Chiene & Tait are looking for someone who takes pride in their work and who is motivated to achieve technical excellence for our clients.

Your skills should include:

  • Understanding of (S)EIS and VCT/tax advantaged share schemes/employment related securities and reporting requirements
  • Ideally ICAS/ACCA/ATT qualified
  • Capable of explaining complex technical tax concepts in a clear and concise manner
  • Capable of producing documentation to a high level of quality for submission to HMRC
  • Must be able to demonstrate project management skills and an ability to manage own workload well
  • Forward looking attitude with an ability to use initiative and to solve problems
  • Excellent communication skills

Sound like you? Then please get in touch with Senior Public Practice Consultant, Gareth Spowart on 07719 108 236 or by emailing

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