Accountant - Glasgow

Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified by Experience)
Ref: 2229 Date Posted: Wednesday 13 Dec 2017
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A small Accountancy firm, based in Glasgow, requires the services of a qualified or qualified by experience accountant to take on a supervisory/managerial position on a permanent basis.

The Company

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing independent accountancy firm specialising in providing tax advice and accountancy services to Owner Managed Businesses and individuals.

The Role

The aim of the role is to take the day-to-day responsibility of running the office away from the existing job-holder who will then be freed up to do more business development and project work. 

Responsibilities

  • Running a team of bookkeepers and part qualified accountants
  • Allocating workload and reviewing work of other staff.
  • Speaking to clients and giving tax advice to SME (desirable, not necessarily required)
  • Compliance duties - financial accounts preparation, management accounts preparation, preparation of VAT returns, Tax returns and company secretarial work

On Offer

This role comes with a competitive remuneration package as well as the opportunity for future career progression 

To be considered for this opportunity, you must have the following experience:

  • A qualified accountant or QBE with broad practical accounting experience 
  • Cloud accounting experience (Quickbooks preferably but not essential
  • Previous experience in Public Practice is essential
  • Experience of managing and developing junior members of staff
  • Significant experience of:
    • Preparation of year-end accounts
    • Review of year-end accounts
    • Peparation and review of Tax returns
    • Preparation and review of VAT returns
    • Strong business acumen and capacity to influence and convince
  • Strong interpersonal and client handling skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong numerical and IT skills