Edinburgh: 0131 603 7747
Glasgow: 0141 648 9150
Belfast: 028 9244 9980
One of the largest independent accountancy practices in Scotland requires an experienced accountant to join its Business Solutions team in Glasgow.
This is a well-known and very successful Top 20 firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers
Join a growing team as a senior to help support clients’ accounting functions both onsite and in office based, with a specific role in assisting clients transfer to cloud based accounting systems. The role is about both controlling a portfolio of clients and assisting in the planning and execution of the work, ensuring deadlines and budgets are met and the supervision and development of less experienced team members.
A competitive remuneration package with great opportunities for career progression within a growing area of the business
Duties and responsibilities:
Assisting clients transition to cloud based software, specifically Xero, and suggesting improvements to their existing finance functions
Set up and maintenance of client management accounts, accounts and tax files
Accurately process clients’ accounting data, e.g. through Sage or Xero
Prepare accurate management accounts and client financial information
Use data to analyse further supplementary analysis and commercial business advice
Preparing/supervising and filing VAT returns
Prepare a P&L/ BS/ Cashflow for businesses, with assumptions.
Prepare sole trader, partnership and Limited company accounts to a high level and with minimum assistance
Prepare corporation tax computations
Plan, schedule and delegate work to the Business Solutions/Business Advisory assistants
Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within the teams you work in
Monitor budgeted versus actual time spent, flagging up scope issues, on-site issues and overruns to the Senior Manager
Manage client relationships, be comfortable being onsite and main contact with clients
Assist in taking on new clients, getting new clients set up / processes established
Skills and experience:
Strong knowledge of cloud based software, specifically Xero, as well as Sage 50 Accounts, Excel, accounting packages such as CCH and Alphatax.
Will have led the transition of clients’ bookkeeping systems on to cloud based platforms and will be able streamline accounting processes, suggesting solutions to improve the efficiency of their accounting functions
Good technical knowledge
Good knowledge of VAT and able to review and supervise preparation of VAT returns
Experience preparing management accounts/statutory accounts onsite
Personable and confident to be onsite at clients, discuss their accounts and provide advice
Ability to manage own portfolio of clients and look after their client’s needs
Will be qualified, nearly qualified or qualified by experience.
Strong on accounting processes to ensure the work is done as efficiently as possible
For further information on this role please contact Alex Allen on 0141 648 9150 or use the link to apply.
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