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Senior (Audit & Accounts)

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    Edinburgh, Scotland

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    6 months ago

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Job Description

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 Senior within the Audit and Accounts department in Edinburgh. Corporate staff and Partners advise businesses ranging from large multi-national corporations and landed estates to small family companies, many of which are owned by wealthy individuals. In addition to commercial companies in service/manufacturing industries, our client also deal with professional partnerships, financial service companies, sports and entertainment businesses, entrepreneur's charities and schools. The aim is to provide outstanding service in a professional and efficient manner tailored to give the client the benefit of exceptional advice and maximum added value.


To become part of the audit and accounts department which provides a wide range of advisory, audit and accounting services to their clients. Your time will split approximately 50% on audit work and the remainder on offering other professional services such as accountancy, systems reviews, corporate tax and company secretarial work.

The individual

Demonstrate a passion for delivering quality and ensures that client needs are met, benefitting both the client and the firm.

Defines performance measures and continuously looks to assess, improve and achieve objectives.

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.

Education and experience

Applicants will be CA/ACA/ACCA qualified and good pass rates in the professional exams would also be expected. Professional training experience should have been broad based with exposure to a good range of clients both in size and sector in general practice or audit. Experience in preparing group accounts and auditing groups and familiarity with electronic auditing packages (eg Caseware) and accounts preparation with Viztopia would be an advantage. Experience should also include providing detailed journal assistance to clients where necessary.


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:
23 days annual leave.
Eligibility for the firm's Profit Sharing Plan that runs from October to September each year. The scheme enables staff to share in the profits of the firm.

If you have the relevant experience I look forward to receiving your CV


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