Professional Services Recruitment

Audit & Accounts Manager - Edinburgh

£45,000 - £55,000 - Professional Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1827 Date Posted: Monday 27 Sep 2021
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with a small and welcoming practice in Edinburgh to help source an Audit & Accounts Manager to join their enthusiastic and talented team.

This is a varied role responsible for delivering audits from planning to completion using technical knowledge, working on a combination of accounts preparation and tax-related assignments, including offering informed business advice to clients.

The role is suited to a qualified accountant with extensive experience in a practice environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for an adaptable individual to join an established accountancy practice where they can develop and grow.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver audits for a variety of clients, setting timescales and budgets, and presentation of work to clients
  • Be a primary contact for colleagues, clients and their professional team
  • Preparation of annual accounts for companies and partnerships
  • Preparing sole trader accounts
  • Preparing periodic management accounts on Xero
  • Preparation of corporation tax computations and returns
  • Preparation of Self-assessment Tax Returns
  • Preparing VAT Returns
  • Preparation of Profit and Cashflow forecasts
  • Involvement in business advisory
  • Involvement in tax advisory

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Qualified accountant, CA, ACA or ACCA
  • Audit, accounts, tax and VAT experience
  • Experience of handling a client portfolio with strong client engagement
  • Expertise in technical compliance and advisory work
  • Excellent organisational skills and strong communication skills – both written and oral
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and relevant software packages
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Good team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines