jamesmilne

chartered accountants

Banchory

Accounting with a personal touch

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Accounts Manager – Inverurie

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“Our clients tell us that they are reassured by the continuity James Milne provides, they know the team they will be dealing with from day to day and year to year will be the same. That is something that is becoming increasingly rare in our industry.”

richardchristie

partner | banchory

As a firm established for more than a century, James Milne knows the north-east business scene better than most.

Today we serve clients across a diverse range of industries, from the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire staples of oil and gas and agriculture through to retail, hospitality, fishing, haulage, all trades, construction and many more.

Find out how our Business Services can serve you today …

“Finance is one of the most personal parts of any individual’s life and our clients know they have absolute confidentiality when dealing with us. Professionalism is at the centre of everything we do, but we are dealing with people first and foremost – we never lose sight of that.”

michaelfotheringham

partner | aberdeen

As a firm established for more than a century, James Milne knows the north-east business scene better than most.

Today we serve clients across a diverse range of industries, from the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire staples of oil and gas and agriculture through to retail, hospitality, fishing, haulage, all trades, construction and many more.

See how our Personal Taxation services can help you today …

Inverurie
Accounts Manager

We currently have no vacancies at our Inverurie branch.

James Milne is a firm passionate about the future but proud of our past.

Established in Aberdeen in 1888 by James Milne, for more than 130 years, the founder’s name has been synonymous with the highest standards of professionalism.

We have business clients across various sectors, including energy, technology, retail, agriculture, and a broad spectrum of private clients.

We are accountants with a personal touch.

About us

As a firm established for more than a century, James Milne knows the north-east business scene better than most. Today we serve clients across a diverse range of industries, from the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire staples of oil and gas and agriculture through to retail, hospitality, fishing, haulage, all trades, construction and many more.

The core of our service offering to our clients is the assistance, management and fulfilment of their business advisory obligations; preparation of payroll, bookkeeping, accounting and taxation requirements.

The Partners at James Milne are all ICAS qualified Chartered Accountants. The firm continues to be a member of and is regulated by ICAS.

The role

Due to impending retirement, we are looking to recruit a manager to work in our Inverurie office Accounts Department.

The main task of this role is to have day to day responsibility for a portfolio of clients, both unincorporated and incorporated in relation to all their financial business affairs, working closely with our other departments and their obligations to clients, to ensure the accurate and timely completion of work and liaising with the partners of the firm in all aspects of the role.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Planning and management of year end accounts preparation for a diverse portfolio of clients with a dominant share of clients in the agricultural sector.
  • Line manager for a team of accounts staff.
  • Review of all work prepared by staff, providing feedback/training where necessary.
  • Maintain and develop existing and new client relationships.
  • Raise and resolve business and tax queries from/with clients, as well as any other issues with clients.
  • Liaise with other departments as required.

About you

The successful candidate will: –

  • Be suitably qualified for this role, preferably with either ICAS or ACCA.
  • Have current or previous experience of working in a professional practice.
  • Be comfortable and familiar in face-to-face communications with clients.
  • Have experience in dealing with both incorporated and unincorporated businesses.
  • Knowledge of the agricultural sector would be an advantage.
  • Have experience of using in-house accounts production and taxation software.
  • Have a good working knowledge of the full Microsoft Office suite of products.
  • Have a good working knowledge of modern accounting software products, including Xero and Sage.

Salary and benefits

  • 35 hour working week.
  • Salary commensurate with experience.
  • 30 days annual leave, including public holidays.
  • Permanent health insurance against long term sickness and death in service benefits.
  • Private health insurance
  • 5% employer contribution to workplace pension scheme
  • Flexible working hours are an option.

Responsible To: Partners of the firm.

To apply: 

Please send applications, including CV, to Graham Bridgeford, Managing Partner at:-   gbridgeford@jamesmilne.co.uk

Closing date: 28th June 2024

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main contact

5 Bon Accord Square
Aberdeen
AB11 6XZ
Telephone: 01224 584458

5 High Street
Inverurie
AB51 3QA
Telephone: 01467 623311

Rosewood, Raemoir Road
Banchory
AB31 4ET
Telephone: 01330 828500

Email | mail@jamesmilne.co.uk

James Milne & Co trading as James Milne Chartered Accountants is a firm of Chartered Accountants with offices in Aberdeen, Inverurie and Banchory.

The Firm is regulated by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) and is registered with the Information Commissioners Office (Registration No Z6610976).