Cloud Solutions Advisor - Glasgow

Accountancy Practice - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 2969 Date Posted: Monday 09 Sep 2019
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A large, independent accountancy practice currently requires a Cloud Solutions Advisor to complement its team based in Glasgow

The Firm

One of Scotland's largest independent accountancy practices offering a full range of professional services including Business Services, Audit, Tax and Corporate Finance with a particular emphasis on being at the forefront of technological developments

The Role

The Firm is partnered with Xero and the role would be primarily providing systems advice to clients including demonstrations, conversions, implementations, set-up and training as well as involvement in financial and management accounts preparation

The Person

The ideal candidate will have experience of Xero and other cloud-based accounting packages such as Quickbooks and Sage, as well as an awareness of the app marketplace and add-ons, and have a forward-thinking approach towards problem solving.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Providing systems advice to clients, including systems demonstrations, system conversion, implementation, setup & training.
  • Preparation and review of VAT returns within cloud-based software.
  • Preparation and review of management accounts within Xero and associated reporting tools.
  • Liaising with clients to meet targets and deadlines also ensuring a high level of client service is delivered. 
  • Identifying issues and taking proactive approach to reaching solutions.
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement within existing client base.
  • Assist in developing sector-specific service offerings through the use of Cloud-based software.
  • Attending relevant networking events to communicate the firm’s Cloud Solutions offering.
  • Mentoring the junior members of the team and ensuring the processes within our Cloud Solutions Team are efficient and follow best practice.
  • Providing in-house training on Xero and other Cloud-based software.