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Accounts Senior

01 August 20222022-08-01
Forfar, Angus/ Fife
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Hutcheon Mearns is working with a highly reputable firm of accountants to add to their team in Forfar. The firm strives to provide a high quality, client focused, service, and this position of Accounts Senior will help to strengthen their team and service offerings.

As Accounts Senior, you will be responsible for your own portfolio of clients as a “controller””, working with Managers/Partners in servicing that portfolio and marketing firm services to clients and prospective clients.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting with services to clients (including planning, overseeing and reviewing services provided i.e. accountancy, tax, business advisory work etc.)
  • Communicating with the engagement Partner/Manager and ‘team’ involved to ensure they are fully briefed on current assignments.
  • Delegating services to the ‘team’ involved ensuring client’s needs are met.
  • Where a need exists, encouraging existing clients to make full use of the firm’s services.
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships.
  • Preparing and monitoring budgets/WIP and prepare/aid collection of fees.
  • Maintaining full awareness of the firm’s internal systems and services.
  • Involvement in marketing activities.
  • Assisting the Partners and Managers in attracting new clients to the firm.
  • Attending networking events on behalf of the firm.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with intermediaries/potential clients.
  • Assisting Managers and playing an active role within the technical team – motivating, training and developing staff as well as taking part in discussions re work-in-progress, deadlines and priorities, and technical issues arising etc.

To qualify for this role, you must be:


  • ACCA/CA qualified.
  • Newly Qualified or have up to 2 years post qualified accountancy experience, gained in general practice.
  • Technically competent in accountancy and tax compliance, with business advisory skills.
  • Technically competent and experienced in Audit.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and client service skills.
  • Excellent organisational and people skills.


  • Technically competent in tax planning.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Full valid current driving licence.

This is an ideal opportunity for an individual experienced in audit and looking to further their career.