Qualified Assistant Accountant – Aberdeen

Qualified Assistant Accountant – Aberdeen

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.

Due to continued success, we are looking for a Qualified Assistant Accountant for our busy Aberdeen office.


Here are some things you can expect from the Assistant Accountant role.

The main requirement is to assist clients in the timeous preparation of annual business accounts and to manage and carry out a review of accounting work prepared by department staff, all as directed by the firm’s partners.

You will join the team in Aberdeen and have the responsibility of managing and supervising staff in the Accounts and Business Services departments. We are a close and supportive team.

Preparation of annual accounts for limited companies, partnerships, and sole traders, mainly with our more important and complex jobs.

Preparing audit files for a few audit clients and liaising with the audit partner regarding these.

Raise and resolve queries and issues with clients to enable accounts to be finalised.

Reporting to the Partners of the firm.


You must be qualified, minimum AAT, or CA, ACCA, or equivalent.

Would suit newly or recently qualified individuals.

Experience in coaching and developing team members.

Enthusiasm to help deliver our services, with an ability to challenge processes and suggest new solutions.

Excellent written and presentation skills.

What can we offer you?

Working with friendly, supportive and approachable partners.

Access to all the resources you will need to excel in your role.

A collaborative working culture.

Benefits include competitive salary, pension, private medical insurance, life assurance, income protection scheme, flexible working, career coaching, training and development opportunities and further study support

To apply:

If you feel you meet the specific qualifications outlined above, please send your CV to Graham Bridgeford, Managing Partner