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Accounts Assistant - Glasgow

Accountancy Practice - Part Qualified Accountant
Ref: 2683 Date Posted: Thursday 01 Nov 2018
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 A well known, international firm of Chartered Accountants requires and experienced Accounts Assistant for its office in Glasgow

The Company

This is one of the most dynamic and progressive firms of Chartered Accountants with a wide range of clients; ranging from individuals, family businesses and large corporates across the breadth of Scotland                     from all industry sectors.

 The Role

You will ensure the smooth completion of accounts preparation jobs, along with associated tax work and managing a client portfolio.

Responsibilities

  • Preparation of year-end limited company accounts (FRS 102) 
  • Preparation of VAT returns 
  • Preparation of corporation tax computations 
  • SAGE/XERO set-up and training for clients 
  • Preparation of financial forecasts 
  • Preparation of management accounts 
  • Lead other ad-hoc advisory assignments 

On Offer

This role comes with a competitive salary, as well as other benefits, and the opportunity for career progression.

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

  • Part qualified accountant with broad practical accounting experience. 
  • Substantial experience working within an accountancy practice 
  • Experience of portfolio management including attending finalisation meetings with clients and answering client queries  
  • Strong organisational skills. 
  • Preparation of statutory accounts for limited companies 
  • Preparation of VAT returns  
  • Strong business acumen and capacity to influence and convince. 
  • Strong interpersonal and client handling skills. 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills