Part Qualified Accountant – Edinburgh

Our client is offering a great opportunity for a part qualified accountant to joining their busy high street accountancy firm. They are offering the right candidate an opportunity to learn, develop and grow, a competitive salary and the opportunity to progress their studies in the accountancy field.

The Company: 

Our client is an established High Street Accountancy and Tax specialist with ambitious plans for continued growth. They are currently seeking a Part Qualified Accountant to join their friendly team based in Edinburgh. They offer their clients a comprehensive range of accountancy and tax services to mainly SME clients. 

The Position

Due to continued growth our client is looking for a part qualified accountant to join their expanding team.

They are offering an attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with skills and experience.

Reporting to the Operations Director, this is a key role for the business.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be required to produce and submit annual accounts for Limited companies, Sole traders and partnerships
  • You will liaise with clients and provide excellent customer service and support at all times
  • You will be expected to remain compliant at all times with new accounting standards
  • You will be responsible for maintaining accurate records on the clients accounting tax software
  • You will be responsible for Preparing VAT returns, Annual Accounts, Self-Assessment Tax Returns, Payroll, General Accounting support and advice as well as building good relationships with clients

Requirements:

  • A qualification in Accounting such as ACCA/AAT (or be working towards one)
  • Experience in a similar Trainee or Assistant Accountant role (not essential but desirable)
  • Knowledge and experience of using Accounting software (CCH, Xero, Free Agent, Quickbooks, etc.)
  • A genuine desire to find out about client’s businesses and help them succeed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills

The Location: 

The role is based in Edinburgh about a 20-minute walk from Waverley Train Station.  With excellent bus links and on road parking nearby.

Why Should You Apply?

  • You are a Part Qualified Accountant with practice experience looking for a new opportunity 
  • You have a genuine interest in accountancy practice and enjoy working in a small team of like-minded individuals
  • You enjoy working with people and helping them and their business
  • You are looking to develop your skills and experience in a rewarding environment

This is a really good opportunity to join a growing and dynamic independent account practice with genuine scope for career development. If you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply, please send your CV asap.

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