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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 enthusiastic and hardworking individuals to join us as CA trainees. This role would suit someone at the start or in the early stages of their accountancy career. It will provide the essential skills and the varied experience you require as you embark on a career in accountancy. Our students will work with a clients from a broad spectrum of industries from across Scotland.
We provide hands-on experience for graduates working towards their professional qualifications – including CA. We encourage our students to take ownership of their work, enabling them to flourish in a flexible, supportive structure. We will provide experience across the key areas of audit, accounting, corporate and personal tax which will form a solid basis for graduates as they embark on a career in accountancy.
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 as soon as sufficient applications have been received.
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 interviews will be held as soon as a sufficient pool of potential candidates have been identified; with second interviews following soon after. We envisage completion of the recruitment process by the end of April.
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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