Accountant
Lusona Consultancy
Edinburgh, GB
7d ago

£Competitive salary + Benefits + Flex Working

Our client, a highly reputable mid-tier firm of Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors currently seek an experienced Accountant for their successful Business Services department.

The team provides a range of business support services for clients including management accounts, business plans, projections and secondments.

This is a rare opportunity to work in a tailored business advisory capacity for your clients.

You will have the opportunity to work with clients in a wide range of sectors including SME’s, not for profit clients, technology companies, entrepreneurial clients and start-

ups. The role will involve a great deal of client contact some of which will be at their premises so strong interpersonal skills are essential.

Your core responsibilities will include :

  • Proactively working with an interesting and varied portfolio of clients
  • Preparation of management accounts for a variety of clients
  • Producing meaningful commentaries on client figures to assist clients in effectively running their businesses.
  • Preparation of forecasts, business plans and other ad hoc reports.
  • Preparation of annual accounts for sole traders, partnerships and ltd companies.
  • Preparation of VAT Returns, including partial exemption calculations.
  • Assisting with the review and development of improved working practices and in-house training sessions.
  • Coaching and mentoring junior staff.
  • Developing and maintaining client contact and effective relationships.
  • Regular communication with both Managers and Partners.
  • You will be a qualified Accountant (ACCA / CA or qualified by experience) with experience of working within practice preparing management accounts, VAT returns and annual accounts.

    You will have good financial reporting skills and can adopt a highly commercial approach to analysing figures. This is a good opportunity for a newly qualified or ambitious individual to join a busy and expanding, client facing team.

    Experience of cloud-based accounting software is advantageous but not essential.

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