Russell & Russell

Part Qualified Accountant

Location
Glasgow City (GB)
Salary
Salary £DOE with annual performance bonus. Pension scheme with 5% employer contribution.
Posted
21 May 2019
Closes
31 May 2019
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Assignments/projects

  • Accounts preparation for limited companies, partnerships, sole traders and charities.
  • Preparation of corporation tax returns.
  • Supporting clients in accounting and taxation issues.
  • Assisting with audit assignments.
  • Preparation of management accounts.
  • Bookkeeping for clients and preparation of related VAT returns.
  • Working as part of a team to carry out other client and in house projects

Key success factors

  • Ability to learn and apply technical skills.
  • Co-operative team player.
  • Ability to develop effective relationships with clients.
  • Interest in business and commercial affairs.

Responsibilities

  • Deal with one or more client assignments simultaneously and bring them to completion for review by a senior accountant or director.
  • Effectively document work.
  • Identify project issues as well as project progress in a timely and organised manner.
  • Build working relationships at peer client level and gain knowledge of your clients’ businesses.
  • Demonstrate an active interest in the business world by keeping abreast of market trends and business developments.
  • Develop technical skills both on the job and through formal learning channels.
  • Build strong team relationship skills.

Key performance indicators

  • Meeting assignment/project objectives (timeframes, budgets, outcomes).
  • Client feedback.
  • Quality of work output.
  • Integration into the team.

Qualification/skills and experience and personal attributes.

  • Part Qualified ACCA with a minimum of 2 years experience in an accountancy practice.
  • Experience in a client facing role.
  • Good interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Team player with a positive – ‘can do’ approach.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Audit experience preferred but not essential.
  • IRIS/Sage/Xero experience preferred.

Study support

Study support for ACCA qualification, including exam kits, revision classes and study leave.

 

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