Outsourcing Senior Business Adviser

Job type: Permanent
Job ref: 135153
Published: 21 days ago
Expiry date: 28 Jun 2025 00:59

Elevate your career in the realm of accountancy with a prestigious role as a Senior Business Advisor, based in the vibrant city of Glasgow. This position will not only allow you to engage with a diverse client portfolio but also to extend your expertise across two key Scottish offices, Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Imagine yourself in a dynamic client-facing role, where your days are filled with a variety of tasks from business advisory to outsourcing services, and accounts compliance work. This role is designed for those who thrive in environments that require autonomy and the ability to work without constant supervision.


  • Work will involve business advisory and outsourcing services as well as accounts compliance work. Will be expected to work without supervision at times.
  • Ability to produce forecasts, projections and business plans using relevant software.
  • Provide clients with monthly management information in a range of formats, using technology and dashboards as appropriate.


  • Accurately prepares more complicated entities accounting compliance work using compliance procedures.
  • Maintains and updates technical knowledge of UK GAAP and other relevant accounting frameworks.
  • Confidently engages with clients on accounting issues and brings more complex issues to the attention of senior staff.
  • Assists in identifying, researching and resolving accounting issues.
  • Reviews completed returns for accuracy, uses deductive reasoning to identify anomalies, issues or gaps to raise ahead of manager/RI review.
  • Knows how finance and accounting functions and supporting technology can differ by industry and business structure, what is required from a compliance perspective and what is considered a standard or best practice.
  • Provides clients with advice on day to day accounting transactions and appropriate accounting treatment.
  • Identifies opportunities to use add-on applications to improve business processing efficiency for the firm and the client.
  • Able to tailor standard management reports to the specific reporting needs of the client using relevant software
  • Understands the finance and accounting functions generally performed by a business and common best practices/processes for how they operate.
  • Prepares standard KPI dashboards from the client’s accounting system, using templates.
  • Able to hold a meaningful conversation with clients, new businesses or junior members of staff as to the rules and regulations of doing business in the UK.
  • Able to identify circumstances that require more specialist advice and bring in others as appropriate.
  • Prepares budgets for clients’ management purposes

In return for your expertise, you will be rewarded with the chance to grow within a top 10 accountancy firm, receive a competitive salary, and enjoy a benefits package designed to support your professional development and work-life balance.

If you are ready to take on this challenging and rewarding role, and you meet the above criteria, your application is eagerly awaited. This is not just another job; it's a path to elevate your career to new heights in the world of accountancy and business advisory.