Accounts Manager

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 7 February 2017

Salary: údependent on experience
Location: Edinburgh

Position:              CA/ ACA/ ACCA Qualified Accounts Manager

Location:             Edinburgh, Morningside

Salary:                  £dependent on experience

Job Type:             Permanent – Full Time (Part time or flexible working options will be considered)

Company:           Greenbank Accountants

Our Practice:

Greenbank Accountants, based in the Morningside area of Edinburgh, is a growing firm of chartered accountants which has been established for 9 years.  The firm offers a full range of general accountancy services to a wide variety of clients, with specialist focus in the renewable energy and charity sectors. Our priority is ensuring excellent customer service whilst offering our employees a good work life balance.

Who we are looking for:

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an ACA/ CA/ ACCA Qualified Accounts Manager who is looking for a varied and interesting role.  This position will provide support to the existing director team while managing a team of Accounts Assistants. This is an ideal opportunity for someone with a good mix of accounts, tax or audit experience from a practice background looking to build upon their skills in a friendly environment.

The company is interested in candidates with a desire to continue to undertake further professional development, and offers support for further professional qualifications in addition to a range of other training opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for working with a team of Chartered Accountants and Accounts Assistants in the delivery of a range of client services

  • You will review and finalise year end Statutory Accounts and periodic management accounts for partnerships, limited companies and charities across various sectors

  • You will be responsible for preparation of self-assessment, corporation tax and VAT returns as required

  • You will ensure compliance with relevant procedures and processes and maintain evidence as required

  • You will be involved in projects to enhance the service provided to clients

Key skills required


  • Recent experience in a practice environment involving preparation of financial statements

  • Good level of accounting knowledge and experience

  • Ability to prepare accurate financial information

  • Knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • A proactive, flexible approach to work

  • Competent, decisive and well organised with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Able to work as part of a team and under your own initiative

  • Alongside other members of staff, participate in the smooth running of a small but busy office, demonstrating a willingness to help out

  • Experience of managing a team


  • Good level of tax knowledge and experience
  • Specific experience of using accounting software systems such as Sage and  Xero
  • Experience of preparing statutory financial statements

  • Experience of preparing self-assessment and corporation tax computations

  • Experience of preparing charity accounts and familiarity with the charity SORP

  • Experience in the renewable energy sector

Please note we do not accept applications via recruitment agencies.

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Contact Name
Address Greenbank Accountants
6c Canaan Lane
EH10 4SY

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