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Accounts Assistant Manager

29 June 20222022-06-29
Edinburgh, Central belt
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Hutcheon Mearns are partnering with a top 20 firm of Chartered Accountants and Registered Fiduciaries, to recruit for the position of Accounts Assistant Manager, to join their well-established team in Edinburgh. The team of over 50 employees in Edinburgh have a wide portfolio of clients which has expanded over the years to include large multi-national corporations and landed estates to small family companies.

The Role:

Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the accounts preparation process
  • Managing and monitoring progress of work and budgets
  • Ensuring all work is delivered on time and to a high standard
  • Supervising and coaching qualified staff and trainees
  • Liaison with the tax team
  • Opportunities to work on special assignments and projects

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate should be hardworking, show initiative and be self-motivated, with the ability to organise and manage their own workload. They should also demonstrate the ability to cope with some repetitive tasks. They should display a flexible, professional approach and have the confidence and ability to communicate effectively with partners and clients. They will be a natural team player with a positive and enthusiastic attitude and an excellent eye for detail.

Applicants will be either ICAS/ACCA/ACA or equivalent qualified, with good pass rates. Professional training experience should have been broad-based with exposure to a good range of clients both in size and sector in general practice. The ability to use Excel and Word is essential. Knowledge of Xero, Sage, Quickbooks as well as CCH Accounts Production is advantageous, but not essential as full training will be given.