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Newly Qualified Accountant

01 August 20222022-08-01
Dundee, Angus/ Fife
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Hutcheon Mearns is working with a highly reputable firm of accountants to add to their team in Dundee. The firm strives to provide a high quality, client focused, service and are looking to strengthen their team by recruiting a Newly Qualified Accountant to their Dundee and Glenrothes offices.

In this role 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)
  • 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 regarding work-in-progress, deadlines and priorities, and technical issues arising etc.

To quality for this role, you must be:

Essential:

  • 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
  • Client service skills and committed to excellent client care
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Desirable:

  • Technically competent in tax planning
  • Driving licence (and access to a vehicle)

This is an excellent opportunity for a newly qualified accountant looking to gain experience in a practice role.