Trust Administrator

Kitsons Solicitors - Current Vacancies

Vacancy: Trust Administrator

Hours: Full-time, permanent contract
Location: Torquay

An opportunity has arisen for a Trust Administrator to join the Tax & Trusts Team in our well-regarded Private Client department based in our Torquay office.

We are therefore seeking a motivated, client focused individual who is looking for a new and challenging opportunity and has a broad range of experience of dealing with trusts and tax issues on behalf of clients gained from either a legal or accountancy background.

Job Description

To undertake fee earning work as a Trust Administrator in the Private Client department, with specific responsibility for the management and administration of trusts, overseeing the distribution of assets within those trusts according to the wishes of the individuals who created them and dealing with personal tax issues on behalf of clients.

To provide a profitable contribution to the work of the Private Client department, as a whole.

The Trust Administrator is expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative whilst delivering outstanding client service and seeking to protect their clients’ interests at all times while taking precautions against potential fraud and money laundering.

Tasks Specific to Position

To undertake and be responsible for:


  • The personal taxation of clients’ affairs.
  • The completion of Individual Tax returns.
  • The completion of Trust Tax returns.


  • The setting-up of trust accounts and maintaining trust records.
  • Managing the assets held within a trust.
  • Overseeing the distribution of income and capital within a trust according to the terms of the trust.
  • Advising trustees on their duties and responsibilities.
  • Liaising with beneficiaries regarding their entitlements.
  • Preparing annual trust accounts and tax returns.
  • Transferring and investing balances on behalf of the client/trust.

Vacancy details

Position: Trust Administrator

Department: Private Client

Location: Torquay

Contract: Full-time, permanent contract

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: Friday, 4th January 2019

If you are interested in applying for this position and would like an application pack, please contact the Firm’s HR Manager, Louise Mason, or the HR Officer, Julie Squires, on 01803 202020.

Alternatively, please download a copy of our Employment Application Form and return your completed form to the email address or mailing address.

Employment Application Form


Mail: Miss L Mason, HR Manager, Kitsons LLP, Minerva House, Orchard Way, Edginswell Park, Torquay, Devon TQ2 7FA