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About Consilium – Every number tells a story
Accountants understand numbers, but not every accountant takes the time to understand the stories these numbers tell. Here at Consilium, we take that time to listen and make sure the numbers tell the best possible story for our clients’ businesses.
Consilium Chartered Accountants was establish by partners who identified the opportunity to develop an independent Scottish accounting firm focusing on meeting the needs of Scottish businesses. We are passionate about what we do and excited about the future opportunities available to us, our staff and our clients. Our clients are all owner managed businesses and the owners themselves. We have experienced professionals with expertise in a range of specialist areas including audit, tax compliance and advisory, business services and corporate finance. We work as a team, understanding our clients’ needs and providing a service tailored to each client’s requirements.
We seek an enthusiastic and hardworking individual to join us a CA trainee in our Tax team. This role would suit an individual with an interest in developing a career in tax. As a tax student, you will work with clients from a broad spectrum of industries across Scotland.
As part of our Tax team, you will receive hands-on experience as you work towards your CA qualification. Although this mainly a tax focused role, you will also gain experience in our Audit and Accountancy departments in order to complement your CA studies. We encourage our students to take ownership of their work, enabling them to flourish in a flexible and supportive structure. This is demonstrated by our students’ excellent first time pass rate.
The role will provide the essential skills and the varied experience you require as you embark on your Tax career.
No previous tax or accountancy experience is required, although it is desirable.
You should be willing to be challenged and have the following skills:
- Attention to detail;
- Team work;
- Organisational skills;
- Communication skills; and
- Numeracy skills.
No previous accountancy experience is required, although it is desirable.
We are looking for a graduate with a minimum 2:1 degree with higher Maths and English (or equivalent) or an AAT qualified student.
Please apply through the link below attaching your CV and covering letter explaining why you want to apply to Consilium and your suitability for the role.
Please include full details of your academic history within your CV or as a separate document. Candidates will be required to bring copies of their academic transcripts to their first interview.
Applications will close on Friday 18th June 2021.
Our recruitment process is straightforward. We focus on assessing each candidate’s ability in a number of key areas, including:
• Desire to learn new skills;
• Willingness to contribute individually and as part of a team;
• Compatibility with Consilium’s culture; and
• Technical excellence
This assessment is made over the course of two interviews where these abilities are examined by managers and partners across different areas of our business.
First interview will be held during end of June with second interviews following soon after.
Our structure supports a swift decision making process with successful candidates being notified very promptly after the completion of the second interview.
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