Accountancy Practice - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 4217 Date Posted: Monday 26 Feb 2024

iMultiply is working in partnership with a national accountancy practice that is looking to recruit a Supervisor to join its Accounting Insight Advisory team

The Company

The Practice provides tax, audit and assurance, advisory and business outsourcing services to companies across all sectors of the economy. It is part of a global network and has offices in multiple locations in the UK.

The Role

The Accounting Insight Advisory Group (AIA) are responsible for the preparation of accounts for SME clients.  Much work is done for the client on the year end statutory accounts and therefore a strong understanding of FRS 102 and FRS 105 is essential. 

The successful candidate will be required to provide support to the AIA Managers in regard to the profitable running of their client portfolios, working with a team of staff to ensure the highest possible standards of client service at all times and to take an active role in the growth of the office through identification of opportunities and involvement in the business development process.

Responsibilities include:

  • To ensure that jobs are completed to the highest standard, within the agreed internal budget for the job and to discuss all material points arising on the assignment with the manager / partner and client
  • To plan assignments in accordance with the firm’s standard procedures and confirm arrangements with the client, including likely costs and billing arrangement
  • To take the hands on supervisory role on assignments as and when required
  • Train clients on their accounts system
  • Deals quickly and effectively with client queries (client focus)
  • To brief junior staff on the client’s business and the pre-assignment instructions, to supervise and control the completion of work, and to undertake ‘on the job’ training and provide feedback where necessary
  • To implement the firm’s review and completion procedures and to ensure that the client subsequently receives the final accounts, management letter and adjustment to opening balances on a timely basis
  • To liaise with the client throughout the year and to practice the principles of excellent client service at all times
  • To ensure that appropriate liaison takes place with all other departments, mainly audit and tax, and that all potential client needs are identified and serviced accordingly
  • To develop a detailed knowledge of the firm’s specialist services, actively look for opportunities to cross sell, and to undertake special work in response to client needs where appropriate
  • To maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and to fulfil any development or training requirements
  • To support the training and development of the staff within the AIA department
  • To be involved in any other administrative departmental and office issues as deemed appropriate

Person Requirements

  • A good understanding of UK financial reporting requirements
  • An understanding of the following accounting packages would be advantageous: Sage and Xero.
  • Ability to demonstrate commercial awareness and to add value
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Well-developed people skills to relate to clients and colleagues
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • Strong accounts production skills. Previous experience of CCH Accounts Production would be desirable, but not essential.
  • Ability to prepare corporation tax computations. Previous experience of Alphatax would be desirable, but not essential.
  • Newly ACA or ACCA qualified

On Offer

The role comes with a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

The Firm also offers an agile working framework.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to further develop and grow the firms offering in Scotland. There are future promotion opportunities available, depending on personal and business performance.

For more information please contact Alex Allen on or on 07719 108230.

If you like the look of this vacancy and think you could perform the role, but, you don't think you meet all the requirements, please DO APPLY for this opportunity. Data shows that certain groups, mainly women and people from BIPOC communities, are less likely to apply for jobs where they don't meet 100% of role.  iMultiply would encourage you to apply for roles where there is room for development and growth.

iMultiply is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all employees, workers and applicants. iMultiply will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual's protected characteristic.

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