Senior Practice Accountant (Edinburgh)

Senior Practice Accountant Edinburgh

Our Client is a thriving Accountancy practice with 2 Offices in Edinburgh and they are now keen to recruit a Senior Practice Accountant.  You will be based in the office in Corstorphine with occasional visits to the other office in Slateford area.

Reporting to the company owner, this role involves:
  • Preparing and reviewing year-end accounts for a variety of clients including Limited companies, sole traders, partnerships etc.
  • Managing and supervising the Accounts team for example
    • Organising, planning and monitoring the workload of the Accountancy team
  • Ensuring a high level of client service at all times
  • Providing Tax support
  • Ad hoc projects including company valuations, re-organisations, acquisitions and sales
  • Dealing with HMRC inquiries and investigations
  • Reviewing tax return prepared by junior team members
  • Ensuring deadlines are met and submissions are accurate
  • Dealing with client enquiries by email, phone and face to face
In order to apply, you should have the following skills and experience:
  • Fully or part-qualifies technical qualification and at least 5 years’ experience in practice OR qualified by experience (QBE)  with at least 7 years’ experience in practice
  • A strong knowledge of accounting principles and strong business acumen together with up to date tax knowledge and excellent IT skills
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
  • An organised and methodical approach to work
  • Experience of the following accounting packages would be desirable but not essential as training will be provided: TaxCalc, CCH Xero and Quickbooks online.

This is a busy and interesting role with a dynamic Accountancy practice in Edinburgh. This is a full-time, permanent role though some flexible working options may be considered.  If you have the relevant skills and experience and wish to apply, please send your CV asap.

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