Accounts Senior - Edinburgh

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

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Job ref: 133756
Published: 11 months ago
Expiry date: 03 Sep 2023 23:59

Change Public Practice are working with a Scottish Chartered Accountancy firm based in Edinburgh city centre to assist them in the recruitment of a Qualified Accountant to join the firm as an Accounts Senior due to expansion of the business amid a period of continued growth.


The firm are well known in the local market for their support & development of staff at all levels and are keen to grow their own future senior leadership team. As a business, they are very value driven with the staff and clients at the heart of everything that they do. Furthermore, the business is a genuinely great place to work, with a sociable & vibrant team, which offers a hybrid working model and flexibility in hours.


This is an exciting role for someone looking to take a step up since qualifying and will allow you to work with a portfolio of clients to build & maintain a strong working relationship and act at the point of contact for all matters.


Responsibilities will include:

· Providing accountancy services to a high standard in order to meet the requirements of the clients and to exceed clients’ expectations

· Preparing annual and management accounts in addition to ad hoc tax computation preparation as required

· Work closely with Management to support and develop the accounts team including coaching and mentoring junior members of staff

· Managing your own portfolio of clients which will include a significant amount of client contact



· You will be a Qualified Accountant i.e. ACCA / ICAS or Qualified by Experience

· You will have experience of working in an accountancy firm environment i.e. Top 10, Mid-Tier CA, Independent CA firm and have an understanding of client deadlines

· Must have strong technical accounting skills to be able to hit the ground running

· You will be eager to manage a portfolio of clients, to develop existing relationships and build new ones

· Previous experience to IRIS, Xero and Receiptbank would be advantageous. Experience of Quickbooks would also be considered.


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