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Accountant - Xero - Glasgow

£Competitive (DOE) + Benefits - Accountancy
Ref: 3890 Date Posted: Friday 13 Jul 2018
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Lusona’s client, a growing firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers, are looking to recruit a Xero Accountant for their team in Glasgow. This is a fantastic value-add opportunity to become the key Xero contact for new and existing clients of a respected Glasgow accountancy practice.

You will join a team of professionals who are committed to providing a trusted accounts and advisory service to clients from a range of sectors including technology, healthcare, leisure and hotels. The firm is leading the way in offering comprehensive cloud accounting solutions and as such, applicants must have strong working knowledge of Xero software. You will carry out accounts preparation using Xero and act as a key point of contact for clients. You may also be required to visit client sites to carry out Xero demonstrations and act as an ambassador for the firm's accounts offering.

Responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of management and annual accounts for a range of clients using Xero
  • Providing technical support and assistance with bookkeeping and management accounts preparation on Xero
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with clients, answering any queries they may have and providing assistance where possible
  • Working to set timescales and deadlines to ensure maximum efficiency
  • Maintaining and developing technical knowledge and abilities in a self-motivated approach to your role
  • Visiting client premises to undertake work on occasion, ensuring a professional manner at all times

You will be professionally qualified (AAT/ACCA) or nearing qualification, with a minimum of 2-3 years’ experience gained in an accountancy practice. Excellent working knowledge of Xero is essential, as is the ability to identify and solve any issues or discrepancies that may arise. You must have experience in preparing management accounts, while experience of preparing statutory accounts would also be advantageous. You will be highly-organised and a strong communicator, demonstrating high levels of client service and the ability to forge strong client relationships.

£Competitive Salary + Benefits. Our client offers genuine opportunity for development and progression for the right candidate. For more information please contact Lynsey Kerr on (0) 141 530 4333 or lynsey@lusona.co.uk