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Accountant | £29,000 - £35,000 + bonus + benefits | Chartered Accountancy Firm | Edinburgh, UK

SRGEurope is recruiting for a mid- tier Chartered Accountancy firm in Edinburgh.

This is an excellent opportunity for a qualified accountant to join the Business Support Management Team, working as part of a current team of 22.

My client offers the chance to work with clients in a wide range of sectors and the role will involve a great deal of client contact some of which will be at a clients' premises.

The role represents the opportunity for someone to assist in the continuing growth and development of the department

The appointed Accountant Main Duties will be:

  • Service a varied portfolio of clients in a pro-active manner.

  • Preparation of management accounts for a variety of clients and writing meaningful commentaries on the figures which will assist clients in effectively running their businesses.

  • Preparation of forecasts, business plans and other ad hoc reports.

  • Preparation of annual accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

  • Preparation of VAT Returns including partial exemption calculations.

  • Assisting with review and development of improved working practices and in house training sessions.

  • Coaching junior staff.

  • Developing and maintaining client contact and relationships.

  • Liaison and communication with Managers and Partners.

The appointed Accountant Profile and Skills are:

  • Professionally qualified accountant, or qualified by experience.

  • Experience in business support work in an accountancy practice.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Willingness to take responsibility and suggest solutions to problems encountered.

  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines.

  • Good IT skills including Sage and/or Xero experience.

  • Track record of work delivered to budget.

  • Ability to analyse figures in a meaningful way.

  • Good time management skills and ability to efficiently organise your own workload.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Good technical (financial reporting) skills.

  • Proven success as a team player but must also be able to demonstrate a high level of initiative and self-motivation.

To Apply

Please click on the ‘apply' button and upload your CV or alternatively contact Sarah Cairns, Recruitment Consultant on 0207 183 6462 or e-mail

We have a variety of jobs within the Accountancy and Finance sector ranging from £25k-£150k, so if this one is not suitable please get in touch to discuss other exciting opportunities you can apply for.

Skills: ACA , ICAS , ACCA , Qualified , Chartered Accountant , CIMA , Audit

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £29000 - £35000 per annum + Plus bonus and benefits
  • Location:
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Accountancy
  • Recruiter: SRGEurope
  • Tel: 0131 510 0024
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2018-01-24 12:36:45 -

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