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Business Advisory Services - Edinburgh

£33,000 - £39,000 - Professional Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1935 Date Posted: Thursday 12 May 2022
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with a progressive practice based in Edinburgh as they seek to hire a part or newly qualified accountant.

Our client has hybrid, agile and family friendly working practices in place to enable you to manage your work life alongside your home life.

The role holder will undertake and execute planning and completion of accounts preparation assignments, including liaising with other departments.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn and develop in a supportive environment that provides ongoing personalised coaching and mentoring programmes to maximize your potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production of accurate monthly and quarterly management accounts to client and third-party deadlines
  • Act as a point of contact for clients’ queries
  • Undertake technical research and help to resolve technical issues as they arise following discussion with a senior member of the client team
  • Attend client meetings’, taking an active role in the preparation, agenda and follow up actions and maintain contact with client throughout the entire account’s preparation and management accounts process
  • Manage work delegated to junior members of the team while still being responsible for overall delivery to meet deadlines
  • Assist with the review of accounts compliance work, as required
  • Assist with the review of management accounts as required
  • Be responsible for undertaking work in line with budget, manage fees and demonstrate commercial awareness on jobs, including setting expectations on deliverables with junior members of team

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Finalist/newly qualified professional qualification (ICAS/ACCA or equivalent)
  • Candidates will be required to have a good working knowledge of clients accounting systems such as Xero
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines
  • Experience of a client facing role
  • Experience of technical compliance and advisory work