Newly Qualified Accountant, Dundee

Newly Qualified Accountant, Dundee

Dundee

The Opportunity

As a modern, energetic accounting, tax, and business advisory practice, we aim to provide a working environment that is inspiring, encouraging, friendly and supportive. Renowned for our delivering a valued service to clients, we are looking to strengthen our team and service offerings in our Dundee office by recruiting a Newly Qualified Accountant.

The Role

In this role you will be responsible for your own portfolio of clients as a ‘controller’, working with Managers/Partners in servicing that portfolio and marketing firm services to clients and prospective clients.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting with services to clients (including planning, overseeing, and reviewing services provided i.e. accountancy, tax, business advisory work)
  • Communicating with the engagement Partner/Manager and ‘team’ involved to ensure they are fully briefed on current assignments
  • Delegating services to the ‘team’ involved ensuring client’s needs are met
  • Where a need exists, encouraging existing clients to make full use of the firm’s services
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Preparing and monitoring budgets/WIP and prepare/aid collection of fees
  • Maintaining full awareness of the firm’s internal systems and services
  • Involvement in marketing activities
  • Assisting the Partners and Managers in attracting new clients to the firm
  • Attending networking events on behalf of the firm
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with intermediaries/potential clients
  • Assisting Managers and playing an active role within the technical team – motivating, training and developing staff as well as taking part in discussions regarding work-in-progress, deadlines and priorities, and technical issues arising etc.

The Candidate

Essential:

  • ACCA/CA qualified.
  • Newly Qualified or have up to 2 years post qualified accountancy experience, gained in general practice
  • Technically competent in accountancy and tax compliance, with business advisory skills
  • Technically competent and experienced in Audit
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Client service skills and committed to excellent client care
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Desirable:

  • Technically competent in tax planning
  • Driving licence (and access to a vehicle)

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