Brook Street Edinburgh is working alongside one of UK's top accountancy firms. Our client is one of the top 20 firms of Chartered accountants; they have been in business for over 160 years providing advice to their clients and working together with them to deliver the best service possible.
We are currently recruiting for a part qualified trainee (Audit) to join their Audit and Accounts team in Edinburgh. The team is growing in response to an expanding and more demanding client base and this is an excellent opportunity to join a team as it continues on its long term growth path.
The successful applicant will provide complete and efficient delivery to the Audit department management team and the Edinburgh office partners. This is a mixed role that will include undertaking audits and accounts work, both in the office and at client premises.
The applicant should ideally have 1-2 years' experience in the delivery of external audit and accounting services. A range of experience across client type and size would be desirable but is not essential.
The applicant should be able to demonstrate the following skills and behaviours:
A passion for delivering quality and ensures that client needs are met, benefiting both the client and the firm.
Defines performance measures and continuously looks to assess, improve and achieve objective.
Sets priorities, defines activities, gives responsibilities and plans work so that results are achieved on time.
Seeks self-development and provides support that enables others to develop within the firm.
Works cooperatively with others, positively influences them and ensures team participation to support the firm's goals.
Thinks widely and laterally to identify and consider different options before determining the best solution.
Listens to, understands and communicates confidently with others in a clear, concise, polite and purposeful way.
Motivates self and others to succeed for the benefit of the firm.
In addition to the above the individual should be organised and commercially minded. They should display a flexible, professional approach and have the confidence and ability to establish credibility with Partners and clients. Technical skills are obviously important, but this position also requires a team orientated and flexible personality.
Education and Experience
Applicants may be a graduate/AAT qualified and/or part qualified ICAS/ACCA (first time passes in the professional exams to date will be expected). Professional training experience should have been broad based with exposure to a good range of clients both in size and sector.
Our client has an excellent record of training their people and helping them grow and achieve exam success.
Competitive annual salary - dependant on experience.
Paid overtime or time off in lieu.
Hours 9.00am - 5.00pm (35 hour working week).
Group Personal Pension Scheme
Interest free season ticket loan on completion of probationary period.
If you have the relevant experience I look forward to receiving your CV