Assistant Accountant (Practice Accountancy)

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 19 October 2016

Salary: 26000 - 31000 per annum
Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 02 November 2016
Job ref. no.: 13771423/001

Our client is looking for an Assistant Accountant - it is essential they have a practice background

Client Details

A leading firm


  • 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.


A candidate with a practice background

Job Offer

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

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Contact Name Victoria Natillo
Telephone +44 131 243 2919

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