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The vast majority of accountancy practice jobs in scotland are split between Edinburgh and Glasgow. Over 55% of the accountancy practice jobs in Scotland are located in Glasgow. If you take a more detailed look into these jobs, the results become particularly interesting. In Glasgow there are currently over 175 Audit Senior jobs that are being advertised by both direct employers and recruitment agencies - both specialist and generalist....
There are lots of interesting tools and services available for small businesses and accountancy practices in 2017. We often get into conversation with clients about what new tools, apps and websites have made a big difference to the way they run the business. We thought it may be interesting to put together a “mini-guide” about some of the most popular.   Swytch   Do your clients have your mobile...
The Accountancy practice RSM has filled one of their most senior jobs. Martin Cooper has been hired as Director for their Manchester office. Martin has previously worked at Ernst Young and Eversheds. He will advise on share schemes and tax matters. This is the latest of many director level appointments from RSM. Jill Jones, from RSM said: “The right share scheme arrangement can deliver significant commercial...
Congratulations to Olivia at Lamin & White Accountancy Practice in Rutland who won our social media pizza competition.  We will be running more social media competitions regularly for accountancy practices across the country. Check out our social channels to be in with a shot! Twitter and Facebook are the best places to look. 
The accountancy firm Grant Thornton have filled 20 accountancy practice jobs in their Yorkshire offices. These jobs have been filled in their advisory and accountancy audit teams. A key sector for Grant Thornton is “high growth” and three of these appointments have been for this part of the business. The three hires for “high growth” are Richard Offy, Casper Kaars Sijpesteijn and Rory Goldthorpe. Clearly...
  During Q1 of this year, the number of available opportunities in the accounting and finance sector have soared by over 41% according to statistics released by  Robert Walters . Interestingly their findings also report similar findings to our own research. Chartered accountants being the biggest increase followed by assistant accountants.   There is currently a lot of available options out there for job seekers....
  Often, the biggest challenge faced by modern day accountancy practices is how to successfully grow their business. There are a variety of different options available, all of which have their own particular advantages and disadvantage. Today we’re going to look into several potential options.   Marketing   Successful marketing is clearly an effective way to drive new clients to your practice and also to...
  Ever wondered which accountancy practices are in the top ten? We’ve looked into it for you and compiled a mini report for your reference. This report is based on revenue. The top ten accountancy firms are:   PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS LLP DELOITTE LLP ERNST & YOUNG EUROPE LLP KPMG EUROPE LLP GRANT THORNTON UK LLP...
What are the key differences between accountancy jobs in practice and accountancy jobs in industry? These differences are something that a huge number of recruiters fail to differentiate between, but, are absolutely key for anybody working with or recruiting for the accounting industry. The variances between the two are different depending on what type of role you are in or looking for. One key factor to realise is that nine times out of...
One of the most common jobs in an accountancy practice is a Semi Senior Accountant. Today, we wanted to look at what exactly does a Semi Senior Accountant do? The role of a semi senior tends to vary from practice to practice, particularly depending on the size of the practice. A Semi Senior Accountant is usually, but not always, a candidate who is currently studying - likely towards AAT or similar. Semi Senior Accountants tend to...
Ernst & Young are the latest Big 4 accountancy practice to announce a number of partners have joined the organisation. The three appointments have been to lead the Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction department. These three appointments will play key roles in international property transactions, managing private and public property vehicles. The three jobs have been filled by Richard White, Nicola Westbrooke and Richard Ross. All...
Rotheram Taylor are one of the fastest growing accountancy firms in Preston. They have just recently hired a new Tax Accountant. This will be the practices fifth new appointment in the last 18 months. Simone Kelly (MAAT, AAT and CTA) has over ten years experience. She specialises in taxation matters for individuals and owner managed businesses. Kelly said: “I am delighted to be joining Rotherham Taylor Limited. This is a...