Job Type:
Job Sector:
Accounting, Financial Services
London, Scotland
£29,000 to £35,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Plus bonus and benefits
Job Ref:

Accountant | Salary �29,000 - �35,000 + bonus + benefits | Chartered Accountancy Firm | Edinburgh, UK

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified Accountant to join the Business Support Management Team, working as part of a current team of 22. Our client offers the chance to work with clients in a wide range of sectors and the role will involve a great deal of client contact some of which will be at a clients’ premises. The role represents the opportunity for someone to assist in the continuing growth and development of the department.

The appointed Accountant Main Duties will be:

* Service a varied portfolio of clients in a pro-active manner.
* Preparation of management accounts for a variety of clients and writing meaningful commentaries on the figures which will assist clients in effectively running their businesses.
* Preparation of forecasts, business plans and other ad hoc reports.
* Preparation of annual accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.
* Preparation of VAT Returns including partial exemption calculations.
* Assisting with review and development of improved working practices and in house training sessions.
* Coaching junior staff.
* Developing and maintaining client contact and relationships.
* Liaison and communication with Managers and Partners.

The appointed Accountant Profile and Skills are:

* Professionally qualified accountant, or qualified by experience.
* Experience in business support work in an accountancy practice.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Willingness to take responsibility and suggest solutions to problems encountered.
* Proven ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.
* Good IT skills including Sage and/or Xero experience.
* Track record of work delivered to budget.
* Ability to analyse figures in a meaningful way.
* Good time management skills and ability to efficiently organise your own workload.
* Attention to detail.
* Good technical (financial reporting) skills.
* Proven success as a team player but must also be able to demonstrate a high level of initiative and self-motivation.

To Apply

If you would like to proceed to the next stage press apply now, if you want to know more e-mail us at or call us for Edinburgh 0131 510 0024, for UK 0207 183 6462 we look forward to hearing from you.

We have a variety of jobs ranging from �25k-�150k, so if this one is not suitable please visit our website for other exciting opportunities you can apply for.

Skills: ACA , ICAS , ACCA , Qualified , Chartered Accountant , CIMA , Audit

Contact Details:
Tel: 0131 510 0024
Contact: Sarah Cairns

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