Chartered Tax Advisers & Accountants

Graduate Tax Traineeship

Published On: 10 May 2018
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M & S Accountancy and Taxation Ltd (M&S), Fife’s leading firm of Chartered Tax Advisers, are looking for a tax trainee to join their highly skilled tax department. 

This is a tremendous opportunity to start a career in the exciting world of tax in a friendly and supportive environment where you will be encouraged and required to sit professional tax exams.

Working in tax is different to being an accountant, as tax rules are constantly changing and it is essential you keep up to date with these.  As you might expect with directors who have themselves been part of the Big 4, the standards we aim for are high in everything we do. 

Although we are relatively small in size, don’t let this put you off. Our client base is nonetheless extensive and includes some of the very largest companies in Scotland where we provide niche (bespoke) tax services. In addition, we look after the tax affairs of many individuals and family businesses who require specialist tax advice specific to their circumstances. There are not many firms of Chartered Tax Advisers in Scotland who can offer the same range of work, including international and US tax.

To be successful, you will need to be hard working, enthusiastic and very determined about developing a career in tax under the guidance of our expert team.  In addition you will be a good communicator. Knowledge of Office 365 would be advantageous. Good literacy and numeracy skills are essential as will being a good team player who can respect the contributions colleagues in other departments make.  If you have these qualities then you will flourish through the variety of work and training offered to you. 

As a commitment to you, we will provide excellent and supportive training that will allow you to develop into an accomplished individual who can pursue a successful career in the tax profession where there are many opportunities. 

This traineeship will commence in August 2018 and is expected to last for two years.  During this time you will be required to pass the ATT professional examinations. On successful completion of the traineeship you will have the benefit of a highly regarded professional qualification, relevant work experience which would most likely lead to the offer of permanent employment with M&S.

In addition to having all your training costs paid, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary and benefits which will be reviewed as you progress through your traineeship. 

If you are interested in becoming a member of our highly regarded and expert team please send your cv to email applications to me at:


Stewart McKinnon
M & S Accountancy and Taxation Ltd
Dalgety House
Viewfield Terrace
KY12 7HY