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Qualified Accountant - Professional Services - Edinburgh

up to £45,000 + Benefits - Accountancy
Ref: 5502 Date Posted: Tuesday 20 Jul 2021
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Qualified Accountant – Professional Services

Qualified Accountant required for the expanding Finance team of our Edinburgh based professional services firm client.  This is a newly created role in which you will support the Head of Finance with Financial Accounts, Management Accounts, Reporting, and Budgeting / Forecasting. Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Month-end Accounting and Reporting
  • Assistance with Budgets & Forecasts
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Year end audit and statutory reporting responsibilities
  • Provide financial support to the business support functions and senior management as necessary
  • Assisting with the training and development of junior staff within Finance
  • Assistance / leading ad hoc projects when required

About you…

You will be a qualified Accountant CIMA/CA/ACCA with a technical accounting background in accounts production and analysis (ideally). In addition, you will have the relevant skills/experience:

  • Developed Excel skills
  • Experience using Financial Systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Methodical approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy
  • Able to prioritise and multi-task
  • Able to interact positively at all levels and a good team player
  • Can demonstrate initiative and the ability to be proactive, while also being able to follow instructions and provide support to the Head of Finance / firm Partners.
  • Desirable: Experience of working in a professional services environment

Salary up to £45,000 (DOE) + Benefits.  Hybrid working arrangements available, including WFH part of the week (if desired).  For further information contact Stuart Ringland on (0131) 516 4333 or email