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Accounts Senior

About EQ 

EQ Accountants is an accounting, taxation, audit, and business advisory practice with offices based across Scotland and England, offering the full spectrum of solutions to meet our clients’ financial needs. Our specialisms include Agriculture, Engineering and Manufacturing, Healthcare, Leisure, Professions, Property and Construction, Technology and Charities. All of our employees are committed to utilising their financial and business expertise to inspire, support and encourage clients to realise their ambitions.  

We have been supporting our clients since the early 1990s, but there has never been a more interesting or important time to join us. Joining the EQ team at this juncture is an exciting opportunity propelled by the recent investment from Sumer Group. With an ambitious plan to triple turnover within the next five years, EQ stands as a frontrunner in Scotland’s accountancy sector.  

Bolstered by Sumer’s backing, EQ gains access to a vast network of over 1,000 colleagues across 40 offices while retaining the localised expertise of its core team. Led by a dynamic leadership team and fuelled by strategic acquisitions, EQ is poised for growth. As part of this journey, EQ fosters a culture of development and empowerment, exemplified by employee-focused initiatives.  

Join EQ and be part of a transformative endeavour reshaping the landscape of UK accountancy.  

The role: 

The Accounts Senior role is a varied and rewarding and is responsible for controlling a client portfolio (under manager supervision) you will be responsible for leading audit assignments, accounts preparation and presentation, and associated tax work. 

Your ‘go to’ person is the Accounts Supervisor and Manager, who will coach, support, and challenge you not only to succeed in your role but to realise your potential and career aspirations at EQ. 


Key Responsibilities: 

In the Accounts Senior role, client exposure will be very varied but will include owner-managed and family businesses (including privately-owned companies), high net worth individuals etc. 

Main Duties will include but are not limited to:  

  • Audit planning, supervising fieldwork, and completion  
  • Staff supervision and training  
  • Internal audit compliance within the firm  
  • Briefing staff and partners on changes to auditing standards and Financial Reporting Standards  
  • Control of upgrades to audit software  
  • Preparation of statutory accounts 
  • Business development 

What you’ll need to be successful: 

This job description represents a guide to your responsibilities as Accounts Senior; however, you may be asked to take on additional or alternative tasks within your capability from time to time. 

  • ACCA/CA Qualified 
  • 1-3 years post qualified Public Practice Experience 
  • Technically Competent in Audit/Taxation/Financial/ Business Development 
  • Excellent communication skills and recent experience in public practice.  
  • Strong report writing skills are important for this role, as is a good knowledge of International Standards on Auditing and Financial Reporting Standards 
  • Passion for auditing and adding value to client businesses. 
  • Excellent listening, communication, and interpersonal skills with the ability to articulate audit findings, recommendations, and accounting concepts clearly and concisely. 
  • The ability to build positive working relationships with clients and colleagues. 
  • Computer literate with knowledge and experience of audit and practice management systems as well as the usual MS Office applications. 
  • Good attention to detail and the ability to effectively analyse and report on outcomes and issues. 


We offer an inclusive culture that values difference, pride in the service we provide to our clients, belonging, employee welfare and continuous improvement as critical aspects of our organisational performance. As well as ongoing learning and development opportunities and a career development programme, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package (subject to conditions) which includes:  

  • Life cover.  
  • Income protection.  
  • Financial planning consultation.  
  • Pension contribution scheme.  
  • Flexible working.  
  • Approved professional subscriptions.  
  • Enhanced annual leave.  

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Accounts Senior
Dundee Office