Senior Accounts Assistant

Location Edinburgh
Discipline: Public Practice
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Claire Dearlove

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Job ref: 134716
Published: about 2 months ago
Expiry date: 10 Mar 2024 23:59

Senior Accounts Assistant – Edinburgh


Change Recruitment Group is delighted to be working with a local Accountancy firm on the search for a Senior Accounts Assistant to join their team. They offer a friendly and collaborative environment and specialise in accounting and business solutions.


The Senior Accounts Assistant will be responsible for a range of essential accountancy services, from preparing annual accounts to taking responsibility for monthly/quarterly reporting for a diverse range of clients.  It’s all about making sure our clients are on solid financial ground while showcasing your skills in a dynamic and collaborative setting.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare annual accounts for limited companies, LLP and partnerships
  • Prepare and carry out independent examinations for our larger charities and trusts
  • Attend and work at client premises, as necessary
  • Build relationships with clients, dealing with telephone/email enquiries timeously, escalating queries
  • Coaching and supporting junior members of the team
  • Play a key role in supporting the senior management team in driving processes in improvements and strategic planning


Key skills and experience:

  • Part or recently ACCA qualified or breadth of knowledge to the equivalent level essential
  • Advanced accounts preparation experience and skills within Public Practice
  • Good numerical and data analysis skills
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels from a variety of sectors
  • Client-driven and commercially aware
  • Organised with the ability to work within tight deadlines
  • Sound technical knowledge with a proactive approach to continuous personal development
  • Computer literate with experience in accounts production software desirable


This is a great opportunity to join a collaborative and supportive team.  For more information, please get in touch with Claire Dearlove -