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Tax Advisory Director

City of Edinburgh (GB)
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Are you interested in working for a rapidly evolving company?; Are you looking for that clear pathway to becoming a Partner?; Interested in working with an industry varied client base across the SME market?

Who are Azets

Azets are a leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisers operating across the UK, Ireland and the Nordics, we have a wide network of employees and an abundance of inspiring opportunities to join one of our many offices!

We are a top ten accountancy firm in the UK and are the number one largest SME practice.

The Opportunity

A unique opportunity joining our Tax team as a specialist Tax Advisory Director operating within the restructuring and M&A space. We can be flexible on location, therefore this position could be based from any of our offices in Scotland, alongside working from home as part of Azets hybrid working.

Day to day duties
     * Support Tax Partners to deliver high quality and reliable tax advisory services to our clients
     * Establish strong working relationships with your own portfolio of clients through assignments and regular contact, including attending client meetings
     * Lead in our client tax offering in the restructuring and M&A space
     * Ensure we can deliver solutions to our clients when they are considering succession planning
     * Work closely with colleagues across the firm in different service lines including Corporate Finance, Accounts & Business Advisory and Tax Compliance
     * Ensure the successful implementation of restructuring arrangements, including MBOs, trade sales and EOTs.

What are we looking for?
     * CTA/ACA/ACCA/CA (or equivalent) qualified
     * Experience and knowledge in tax within restructuring work
     * Confident dealing directly with clients, colleagues and tax authorities
     * Comfortable delivering projects on time and within budget
     * Strong technical tax knowledge
     * This role may be suited to someone currently at Senior Manager level and looking to take a step up, or already operating as a Director but considering a new challenge

What's in it for you?

Our benefits include hybrid & flexible working, birthday leave, professional subscription and much more. You can find out more about how we reward our colleagues - Careers | Rewards And Benefits | Azets UK

Interested in hearing more about Life at Azets

Azets is open to suggestions for flexible working arrangements that will not impact delivery in this role. Please talk to our Recruitment Team about what you think could work so that we can bear this in mind during your application process.



Azets UK is the UK’s largest regional accounting firm and specialist business advisor to SMEs. It is part of Azets Group, an SME-focused international accounting, tax, audit, advisory and business services group, with over 7,000 people, including more than 600 Partners, in the UK and Europe. Azets supports some 120,000 clients across its network of 165 offices in the UK, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Norway, Sweden, and Romania. Its clients include enterprises, SMEs, large scale businesses, public sector organisations, and private clients, across multiple sectors.


In the UK, Azets employs more than 3,800 people and has 84 offices nationwide. Blick Rothenberg, the award-winning international corporate and private tax and accounting brand, and Nordic-based companies Karabingruppen, Legeregnskap, Luotsi Isännöinti, and Idur are also a part of Azets Group.



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