Role details

Assistant Accountant (Practice Accountancy)

Edinburgh   •   £26,000 - £31,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • City Centre
  • Edinburgh

About Our Client

A leading firm

Job Description

  • Preparation of statutory financial statements from clients records maintained on Xero, Sage, etc.

  • Preparation of management accounts with commentary.

  • Preparation of planning including budget and fee quotes

  • Providing analytical review of the figures in the accounts.

  • Proofing of accounts and ensuring statutory disclosures are accurate.

  • Provide a complete pack to managers for review which includes letter to the client, final accounts, a list of queries etc.

  • Proactively communicate with managers on progress of workload and where possible, provide assistance with ad-hoc tasks.

  • Proactively carrying out technical research to enhance knowledge and assist clients.

  • Preparation of fee notes to be issued to client.

  • Ad-hoc assurance work including grant claims and similar engagements.

  • Liaise/meet with clients.

  • Providing constructive advice to clients, for example, making recommendations to improve their accounts processes or identify cost savings.

  • Provide training for clients on accounting software, including Xero and Sage.

  • Assist managers with the review of planning and small accounts jobs.

The Successful Applicant

A candidate with a practice background

What's on Offer

Opportunity to study towards ACCA qualification and to progress within the team to Client Manager.

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