Senior Accounts Assistant

Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Ewan Brown

Contact email:
Job ref: 135097
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 18 Jun 2025 00:59

Change are working with a medium sized Scottish accountancy firm who have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Accounts Assistant to join their team in Edinburgh. They are looking for a candidates who can manage a diverse client portfolio and deliver a range of accountancy services - from preparing annual accounts to taking responsibility for monthly/quarterly reporting for a diverse range of clients. 


Role & Responsibilities:

  • Prepare annual accounts for limited companies, LLP’s and partnerships.
  • Prepare and carried out independent examinations for larger charities and trusts
  • Attend and work at client premises, as necessary
  • Establish a professional and confident working relationship with clients, dealing with telephone/email enquiries timeously, escalating queries as appropriate, in order to enhance the Firm’s reputation and business opportunities
  • Coaching and supporting junior members of the team on a day-to-day basis
  • As an Accounts Senior in a smaller firm, you will play a key role in supporting the senior management team in driving process enhancements, strategic planning and decision-making.


Person Specification:

  • Part or recently ACCA qualified or breadth of knowledge to the equivalent level essential
  • Advanced accounts preparation experience and skills within a professional practice.
  • Good numerical and data analysis skills
  • Must be able to build effective relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels from a variety of sectors
  • Client-driven and commercially aware
  • Organised with the ability to cope with multiple responsibilities within tight deadlines
  • Sound technical knowledge with a proactive approach to CPD
  • Must be able to demonstrate a commitment to high standards of both personal and professional performance with the ability to take ownership of tasks
  • Computer literate with experience in accounts production software desirable


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