Job Details

Edinburgh, Scotland Salary: £29000 - £35000 per annum + Plus bonus and benefits
Sector: Accounting & Finance Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP Contact: Sarah Cairns

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.

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

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