Accounts and Business Advisory Assistant
  • Job title:Accounts and Business Advisory Assistant
  • Location:Edinburgh
  • Job Level:Assistant
  • Business Area:Accounts & Business Advisory
  • Contract Type:Permanent
  • Ref number:AZ03171

Are you interested in working for a rapidly evolving company?; Currently studying towards your qualification but want to get further experience and exposure?; Interested in working with an industry varied client base across the SME market?

Who are Azets

Azets are a leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisers operating across the UK, Ireland and the Nordics, we have over a wide network of employees and an abundance of inspiring opportunities to join one of our many offices!

We are a top ten accountancy firm in the UK and are the number one largest SME practice.

The opportunity


As an Accounts Assistant at Azets, you will have the ability and motivation needed to:

  • Understand and become involved in basic compliance tasks
  • Preparation of basic computations for review by senior staff
  • Work within your own chargeable time budget

Day to day duties

  • Work to produce annual statutory accounts and record keeping for a number of clients
  • Begin to offer advice on best practice and recommendations for partner review
  • Provide support to your clients from an accounting perspective
  • Communicate with HMRC
  • Involvement in basic compliance, beginning to take more responsibility for sections of the job
  • Having some responsibility for a basic portfolio
  • May include VAT/payroll preparation
  • Work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Assist in any reasonable manner with administrative tasks
  • Ensure your work is in line with the four Group values and the overall people strategy
  • Work within your own chargeable time budget
  • Aware of expected utilisation % budgets and work towards delivering this

What are we looking for?

  • Actively studying towards either ACA/ACCA/CA
  • We will provide you full study support for your remaining exams including paid study leave, mentorship and coaching as we support you all the way on your journey to becoming a qualified accountant in the future.

What's in it for you?

Our benefits include hybrid & flexible working, birthday leave, professional subscription and much more. You can find out more about how we reward our colleagues - Careers | Rewards And Benefits | Azets UK

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