Business Services Supervisor | Glasgow

Full-time (35 hours), Hybrid working

Consilium Chartered Accountants is an independent firm of accountants providing Accounting, Audit, Corporate Finance, Tax, Payroll and Cloud Accounting services to owner-managed businesses. As part of our continued growth, we are seeking an ambitious and dedicated Business Services Supervisor.

The successful candidate will be a newly or nearly qualified Accountant (CA, ACCA or ACA) who is looking to develop their career in a friendly and hardworking business. Working closely with Senior Managers and overseeing team members, the Supervisor will help our Business Services team deliver a wide range of Accounting and Advisory services to owner-managed businesses and entrepreneurs across Scotland.

Business Services Supervisor job opportunity

This is a key role in a growing business with a strong record of staff retention and great opportunities for career progression. On-the-job training will be provided and support is also available to the successful candidate to complete relevant qualifications.

We are an entrepreneurial firm and our name comes from the Latin meaning to provide advice, wise counsel and planning. Consilium’s vision is simple: to help people – clients and our colleagues – achieve their goals.

Applicants must have the right to work in the United Kingdom.

Functions of the Business Services Supervisor

The Supervisor will add value to the Consilium team by:

  • Preparing accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies;
  • Preparing Corporation Tax and Business Tax computations;
  • Undertaking ad-hoc bookkeeping duties using Accounting software;
  • Preparing Management Accounts for clients and reporting in the required format;
  • Preparing and reviewing client VAT returns;
  • Taking responsibility for their workload and multi-tasking in an organised manner
  • Meeting clients and developing good relationships while demonstrating professionalism
  • Understanding the full range of services Consilium offers and identifying areas that clients could benefit from
  • Mentoring and supporting junior members of staff and reviewing their work.

Business Services Supervisor – key skills and qualifications

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following skills and qualifications:

  • CA / ACCA / ACA qualified or nearly qualified with relevant Practice experience;
  • Demonstrable experience in preparing statutory accounts under FRS102 and FRS105;
  • Good working knowledge of Sage, Xero and Microsoft 365 (formerly Microsoft Office) including MS Outlook, MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint; and
  • Working knowledge of CCH is desirable.

Salary and benefits

  • Competitive salary dependent upon experience
  • Flexible working
  • Generous leave allocation
  • Private medical insurance
  • Death-in-service cover
  • Enhanced pension contributions
  • An extra day off on your birthday
  • Staff social events.

How to apply

To apply for the position of Business Services Supervisor, please email your CV and cover letter to Recruitment outlining what interests you in this role and what you will bring to it.

Closing date: the deadline for applications is Friday 21 June 2024 at 5 pm.

Consilium is an equal opportunities employer.


Working at Consilium

Consilium’s vision is a simple one: to help people achieve their goals. This vision includes the goals of both our clients and our team.

By matching the skills of our team to their roles, we aim to allow them to reach their full potential. Consilium Chartered Accountants provides a challenging and supportive environment where the team can thrive and excel.

Be Consilium: our core values

At Consilium Chartered Accountants, our culture is central to helping us achieve our vision and meet our purpose. Our culture is underpinned by the mantra ‘Be Consilium’.

To Be Consilium, we live by our values:

Advice: we plan, we advise, we counsel, we exercise our judgement and share our wisdom

Integrity: we do what’s right, we act with honesty and openness and we take responsibility for our actions. If we make a mistake, we correct it and learn from it

Teamwork: we do it together and we are inclusive. We respect, trust, and support each other, and we celebrate together. We encourage, we challenge, and we teach

Progressive: we look forward, we learn, we adapt, and we improve. We embrace modern technology and working practices.


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