Cloud Accountant

£28,000 - £30,000
02 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Change Public Practice are working with a highly reputable independent Chartered Accountancy firm in the Fife area to assist them establish and grow their stand-alone cloud accounting service line which will sit within the Accounts & Business Services team. This firm has a strong focus on their company culture and as such they pride themselves on having a much more relaxed environment and work-life balance that has resulted in them witnessing very strong staff retention and company reputation in the market. This role is a brand new position to assist the business in their growth and offering to their current and future client base. As the world of accountancy is evolving, the need for accounts and bookkeeping professionals with cloud accounting software exposure is becoming ever more demanding. This firm consistently listens to their clients and look to evolve with their needs and therefore they are looking to add the cloud accounting software offering as a standalone service line. This area of the business will see a lot of investment and growth over the coming years and this is a fantastic opportunity to join something at the beginning and be part of its development. With making tax digital a key focus, the successful person will be responsible for: · Implementation of cloud accounting systems for clients using either manual records or desktop software · Training clients on the use of cloud bookkeeping software and associated apps · Identifying new apps and software for use by clients · Actively involved in business development opportunities for the business, including cross-selling services to the current client base · Bookkeeping and management reporting using cloud accounting software · VAT compliance · Supervision and training junior staff members The ideal person will have the following experience: · Either Qualified-by-Experience or a Newly Qualified Accountant i.e. AAT / ACCA / ICAS · Minimum 3 years’ Public Practice experience · Working in either an Accounts Assistant / Senior position with exposure to bookkeeping or working in a standalone Bookkeeping role · You must have previous exposure to cloud based accounting software such as Xero, Iris Openbooks, FreeAgent cloud accounting etc. This role initially will operate as a dual accounts / cloud accountant role as the service line gets set up and will gradually move towards being 100% focused on advising the existing client base on the various cloud accounting packages which would be best suited for their business, in addition to training clients and staff on the use of each software package. If you would like to discuss this opportunity further