Practice Accounts Senior – Peebles

June 20th 2024

With an ever-growing client base, we are looking to recruit an experienced accounts senior in our Peebles office.

As a business, we focus on exceeding our clients’ expectations and adding value to them in a commercially effective way. It is therefore essential that candidates have this same outlook.

What we are looking for: Practice Accounts Senior
If you are an accounts senior, experienced in general accounts practice, and with a dedication for first class client service, then this could be the perfect role for you.

Candidates will have at least 3 years of practical experience in the preparation of accounts files for partner review, and excellent working knowledge of accounts production software. An ability and willingness to handle discussions, correspondence and meetings with clients as appropriate is crucial to this role.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced individual who is looking for a position within a rapidly growing practice, with opportunities to develop their career path for their long-term future.

Your main responsibilities will include:
• Preparing limited company, sole trader and partnership accounts for partner review
• Preparation of Corporation Tax Returns
• Preparation of Business tax computations
• Managing and complying with reporting requirements and filing.

You will have:
– ACCA/ICAS/AAT Qualified / qualified by experience
– Experience in a client facing role
– Experience in an accountancy firm
– Experience in professional accounts production software and procedures
– Ability to work autonomously
– Strong communication and administrative skills

• Company events
• Company pension
• Flexitime
• Sick pay
• Some homeworking possible

About JRW Hogg & Thorburn
As one of the largest accountancy firms in the Borders, JRW Hogg & Thorburn have a team of accountancy and taxation specialists with well established procedures and a wealth of experience who help and advise clients, enabling them to get on with running their businesses. Our client base covers businesses of all sizes, from sole traders to large employers across all industries in Scotland and wider afield.

We provide the full range of accountancy services for clients, including bookkeeping, accounts preparation, payroll, audit and taxation services. The variety of work we do and the range of clients we work with mean you will have plenty of opportunity to experience a broad range of bookkeeping and accountancy issues. With our support you’ll have the space to grow professionally.

JRW Hogg & Thorburn has offices in Biggar, Edinburgh, Galashiels, Hawick, Langholm and Peebles.

Job Types: Full-time
Salary: Competitive dependant on experience
Applications by email to our Practice Manager, Eilidh Graham