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Be part of the personal tax team of this independent firm of Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors in Edinburgh.

The role is part of a personal tax team servicing the whole office, working with the Tax Associate and Partners. You will manage a portfolio of clients including HWNI's, directors, sole traders, partnerships and trusts and the role will mainly be of a compliance nature moving on to more advisory work as experience grows. You will take a hands-on approach to some of the more complex returns, whilst also assisting more junior members of the team. This will include review of work prepared by members of the team, managing work flows and identifying tax planning opportunities.

This is an excellent opportunity for either an experienced supervisor or a senior looking for a more challenging role. ATT and/or CTA qualification is preferred but not essential, but some experience at review level is essential.

Salary £30,000 - £34,000 plus 6% pension

For further information send your CV to Lachlan Fernie at lachlan.fernie@geoghegans.co.uk.

Company/Organisation Information:

Geoghegans is one of Scotland’s leading, independent firms of Chartered Accountants and business advisors, offering a full range of bespoke services to the SME and ‘not for profit’ sectors. We are an innovative, modern and progressive six partner practice situated in the heart of Edinburgh’s highly prestigious “New Town” area of the city. Our proactive approach combines the traditional values of excellence and service with the latest technology and methods to achieve the efficient delivery of the highest quality service to our clients. The quality of our client base, our comprehensive CPD programme and the friendliness of the office environment all form part of our commitment to our staff in helping them to realise their full potential.

Job Description:

Owing to continued growth and expansion, we now have an excellent opportunity for a newly or recently qualified accountant to join our team and assist in the delivery of audit and accounting services to a portfolio of clients. A large proportion of this portfolio will involve working closely with our charity and not for profit client base and a strong knowledge of audit requirements in this sector is essential. It is important to emphasise that you will be working closely with each client from the planning to the reporting stage and will therefore play an important role in helping clients to develop their organisations and advising them on current legislative requirements.

Candidate Specification:

Applications are welcomed from candidates holding a relevant professional qualification (CA/ACA/ACCA/IIA). You will have current experience of working in a practice coupled with strong exposure to UK financial accounting and auditing requirements. Experience in the charity sector and not for profit sectors would also be very desirable. At Geoghegans, the emphasis is very much on teamwork, so the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the following personal traits:

  • Flexibility
  • Lateral Thinking
  • Co-operation
  • Affability

Benefits:

  • Highly competitive salary and pension benefits.
  • 20 days holiday per year + 9 days statutory.
  • A sensible work life balance.
  • Excellent working environment and genuine career progression for the right individual.

To apply for this position please contact Paul Marshall at Paul.Marshall@geoghegans.co.uk