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Trust Manger

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
St Albans
£55000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
18 Dec 2023

Job Details

A very exciting opportunity has arisen for a Trust Manger to join a Top 40 accountancy firm with an international reach based in St Albans. 

Reporting directly to Directors and Partners, you will be looking after an interesting portfolio that includes charitable trusts.

What the role includes

  • Responsible for an interesting and varied portfolio of UK resident and charitable trusts, ensuring deadlines for annual accounts and tax compliance are met. 
  • Reviewing work prepared by members of the team having an input in their training and mentoring. 
  • Assisting with advisory work and ad-hoc matters, including high level taxation and general advice regarding Inheritance Tax
  • Liaising with tax, accounts, and financial planning teams, as appropriate, to ensure a joined-up approach. 
  • Monitoring budgets, own chargeability and raising fee notes
  • Experience of charitable trusts, probate work and estate accounts would be an advantage but it is not essential as there are development opportunities in this area. 
       The practice uses CCH Practice Managment System. A working knowledge of CCH Trust Accounts and CCH Personal Tax would be an advantage. 


  • CTA and/or STEP qualified - or a desire to work towards a STEP qualification. 
Required Skills

  • Strong knowledge of trusts
  • Good organisation, communication and teamwork skills 
  • Motivated with a positive attitude 


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




Company info
0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
1 Hardman Square, Spinningfields
Greater Manchester
M3 3EB

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