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Accounts Senior - Glasgow

£Up to £32,000 (DOE) + Benefits + Flexible working - Accountancy
Ref: 4840 Date Posted: Friday 21 Feb 2020
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Ambitious Accounts Senior required the successful Business Services team of this highly-respected firm of Chartered Accountants in Glasgow. This is a career-enhancing opportunity created as a result of internal promotion within a team that nurtures and develops talent at all levels. 

The team provides high-quality advice and assistance in every aspect of their SME clients’ financial and accounting needs allowing their owners to concentrate on generating income for their business activities. Reporting to Management, you will work with an extensive range of SME clients from a variety of industry sectors. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing monthly and quarterly management accounts
  • Reviewing and submitting VAT returns
  • Preparing statutory financial statements
  • Preparing corporation tax computations and returns
  • Providing accounting system advice to clients including implementation, set-up, and training
  • Regular communication with clients to meet targets and deadlines, prioritising a high level of client service at all times
  • Identifying issues and process improvements, adopting a proactive approach
  • Mentoring junior members of the team, acting as a role model and supporting management with team goals

You will be an experienced Accounts Senior with a minimum of 2-3 years' experience in either a small firm of Chartered Accountants or alternatively the Business Services/Advisory team of a mid-tier CA practice.  Part-qualified, newly qualified ACCA/CA or QBE preferential. Strong accounts preparation skills are imperative, as is the ability to communicate effectively with clients and work well in a team environment. Experience using Xero and Sage Line 50 would be highly advantageous.

Salary up to £32,000 (DOE) + Benefits. For further information contact Lynsey Kerr on (0)141 530 4333 or to arrange a confidential discussion.