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Accounts Senior - Edinburgh

Professional Services - Transactional / Part-Qualified
Ref: 2344 Date Posted: Thursday 27 Jun 2024

Accountant/Accounts Senior  : AAT or ACCA Part Qualified Sought : Fully Remote

Near to fully remote working ( training period aside )

W&A are excited to bring to the market a new opening for an Accounts Senior within a growing business in Edinburgh. This firm is at an exciting time in its journey  with it’s growth and ambition. A business that is thriving due to delivering exceptional service to it’s clients.

In this role you will be providing accounting consultancy, training, payroll, management reporting, advisory and bookkeeping services to a wide range of charitable clients. With a loyal and growing client base this has resulted in continued and substantial growth and now looking to expand their team.

The Accounts Senior will take primary responsibility for a portfolio of clients within the practice – working with them to understand their businesses and to provide up to date and relevant management information. In addition, the practice provides the day to day finance support for clients and the Accounts Senior will be required to supervise this work, ensuring a high quality of delivery and that work is turned out to an appropriate timetable.


Responsibilities :

  • Preparation of monthly or quarterly management accounts, across a specified portfolio of clients.
  • Ongoing review of systems and processes, ensuring clients work is delivered in the most meaningful and effective way possible
  • Preparation, review and submission of VAT Returns
  • Preparation of working papers, ensuring balance sheet control accounts appropriately reconciled and documenting this appropriately
  • Preparation of appropriate journal entries at period ends to ensure management accounts are meaningful
  • Liaison with external accountants responsible for production of financial statements and tax returns
  • Engage in new business activities, attending meetings with prospective and existing clients


The ideal candidate will be AAT Qualified or part way through ACCA.

You will have strong commitment to excellent customer service, ensuring clients are well informed and that clear goals are agreed and delivered within deadlines.

You will be experienced in preparing a range of financial reports, including profit and loss, balance sheet, budgets, variance reporting, cashflow reporting and forecasting with a clear understanding of the purpose of various financial reports and to be able to communicate this appropriately to clients.

This is a small but growing team – and the post holder will be required to turn their hands to transactional data entry, assisting with clean-ups and supporting others in the team.


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