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Senior Accounts Assistant - Glasgow

Accountancy Practice - Part Qualified Accountant
Ref: 2447 Date Posted: Monday 14 May 2018
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A well known independent accountancy practice based in central Glasgow currently requires an experienced individual to join its Business Services team as a Senior Accounts Assistant

The company

The practice is one of Scotland’s longest established larger independent firms of chartered accountants, providing a full range of services to clients including audit (both internal and external), accountancy and valued added, corporate and personal taxation, business advisory, corporate finance and consultancy services.  


The role


The practice is looking to recruit an experienced accounts assistant.  The client base includes small/medium sized organisations across various industry sectors including charities, farming, healthcare and retail.  


On offer


A competitive salary, study support towards the ACCA qualification if required, in-house training and the opportunity for future career progression.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Planning assignments
  • Preparation of accounts for partnerships and sole traders
  • Preparation of accounts for audit exempt companies and online filing
  • Preparation of charity accounts 
  • Preparation of management accounts including reconciliation of key control accounts
  • Taking ownership of assignments from planning through to completion
  • Preparation of draft tax computations and online filing
  • VAT return preparation
  • Bookkeeping
  • Provision of SAGE software training to clients 
  • Assist in the development and management of the department's control and administration procedures 
  • Assist with the coaching and training of the business services trainee staff
  • Any other appropriate tasks, as directed

Skills and experience

  • Appropriate experience in preparation of accounts for audit exempt, sole traders and partnerships 
  • Competent in the use of accounts preparation software
  • Competent in the use of SAGE software 
  • Excellent day to day use of the Microsoft suite (eg, Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Knowledge of preparation of charity accounts and of carrying out independent examinations of charity accounts
  • Experience of preparing the accounts of farmers and retailers would be beneficial
  • Qualified or Part Qualified ACCA


For further information please contact Alex Allen on 0141 648 9150 or apply via the link below.