Accounts Manager - Stirling (Hybrid)

Location Edinburgh
Discipline: Public Practice
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Johanne Smith

Contact email:
Contact phone: +44 131 271 9313
Job ref: 133690
Published: about 1 year ago
Expiry date: 01 Aug 2023 23:59

Change Public Practice are working with a leading Accountancy Practice in Stirling to assist with the appointment of an Accounts Manager. This role requires approximately 5 years’ experience working in an accounts role in a Public Practice firm and strong FRS102 and Xero experience would be highly advantageous. The main requirement for this appointment is previous people management experience and team management skills being one of your key strengths.


This firm is one of the leading UK CA Practices who have undergone exciting across Scotland in recent years which makes this an excellent time to join the business. Aside from the varied role and exciting client base, this firm has an excellent market reputation both internally and externally. The internal culture is something that the leaders are extremely passionate about and they ensure that all members of staff feel valued and that they have a clear development plan and path for progression.


Responsibilities will include:

· Responsible for managing portfolio of clients, being the main point of contact and building & maintaining relationship

·Delegation of statutory year-end limited company, partnership and sole trader accounts and reviewing work of junior staff

·Review of VAT and corporate tax returns

·Ability to identify business development opportunities and develop relationships to attract new clients to the business

·Provide support to the Partners in servicing clients and in the efficient running of the office

·A key responsibility of this role will be to provide support and training to junior members of staff including day-to-day mentoring in addition to regular contraction relating to development and progression and identifying any training requirements

·Assisting clients with financial and cashflow projections, budgeting, forecasting and business planning



·You will be Fully Qualified i.e. ACCA / ICAS, however those who are Qualified-by-Experience will also be considered

·You will have a minimum of 5 years’ accountancy experience gained within a Public Practice firm i.e. Big 4, Top 10, Mid-tier CA, Independent CA firm

·Previous team management experience is essential including review of work in addition to staff development

·Some experience of identifying new business opportunities would be desirable but not essential

·Software experience of CCH and Xero would be advantageous

The business promotes a very healthy work/life balance with very little overtime and a range of flexible working options. They currently operate a hybrid working model with a few days worked in the office and at home.

Along with a competitive salary package depending on experience, this firm also offers a range of staff benefits.


Please note that you must also have full UK working rights to be considered for this position.


To discuss this role further, or other opportunities within Practice, please contact Johanne Smith on 0131 271 9313 or email