Trust Manager (Edinburgh)

Trust Manager
Full Time

Welcome to a very different kind of law firm. One that recognises its success is down to its people. Where you can be yourself. Be inspired by your talented work colleagues. Where you’ll feel part of a dynamic team. Where, right from the start, you will be trusted with responsibility. This is what a rewarding career looks like at Thorntons.

What to expect

Thorntons has one of the largest Private Client teams in Scotland, helping our clients plan for the future, protect and manage their assets and deal with significant life events. Our team are experts in every aspect of Private Client work and are recognised leaders in their field. Our Trusts team is growing and we are looking for a new Trust Manager who will:

  • Manage a portfolio of Trusts
  • Prepare annual trust accounts
  • Liaise with trustees and beneficiaries of trusts
  • Ensure filing and reporting requirements meet statutory deadlines.

What we’re looking for

  • Accounting experience (Accountancy qualification is preferable but not essential)
  • Substantial knowledge of trusts
  • Experience of trust administration including trust accounting and trust taxation
  • Working knowledge of Inheritance Tax legislation including completion of Ten Year Charge tax forms and calculations

Doing What’s Right

A great working environment is the first thing you’ll notice. One where you’ll be inspired and supported by your colleagues. Where we’ll help you achieve what you want from your career. Where you can have both flexibility and connection with our supportive culture. Where you are valued. Where your voice is heard and you can make a difference through our employee network groups.

As your employer

Our benefits package goes well beyond competitive remuneration and we recognise and reward the hard work and effort you put in - learn more at rewarding you

For your Health and Wellbeing

Our Healthcare Cash Plan covers things like dental, optical, physiotherapy, chiropody, therapy and health screening needs. Our mental health first aiders and access to a 24-hour counselling line provide support for your mental and emotional wellbeing.

Embracing Diversity and Inclusion

We strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive working environment: one that does not tolerate any form of discrimination at any level. We value a truly diverse workforce: we are all equally different. We celebrate our individuality: from gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, faith to life experience, we know our differences make us stronger, together.

For our Community

We’re proud to be part of the communities we serve across Scotland, that’s why we actively engage with charities that support them. From our annual Charity Wills campaign to regular fundraising and volunteering opportunities, our colleagues give back to communities with skills and advocacy as well as funds.


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