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What to expect if you work with us

If you work with us you’ll be given responsibility at an early stage. You can expect direct involvement with clients while working alongside senior and experienced members of our team. There will always be someone available to give ‘on the job’ training and support, and we pride ourselves on an inclusive corporate culture fostered by social as well as professional activity.

In our profession the latest technical knowledge is essential. All of our staff receive ongoing training in-house, attend external courses and benefit from continuing professional development (CPD).

We are authorised by ICAS to train CA students and are a platinum-approved training practice for ACCA. We also take part in the Robert Gordon University placement programme for undergraduates on the Accounting and Finance degree course.

We are always keen to receive applications from experienced accountants, including those who are part qualified and recently qualified. Roles may involve accounts preparation work, audit assignments, preparing management accounts and providing payroll or assistance to clients.

From time to time we recruit school leavers and provide training. Ambitious candidates with aptitude and a positive attitude can also expect support in gaining accredited accounting qualifications.

We have a busy and successful tax team, and we’re always on the lookout for university graduates and experienced tax professionals. Working as part of our tax team could provide an excellent opportunity to build a senior role within the firm. If you’re interested in joining us in this field, you’ll need experience, initiative and good client management skills.

Current Vacancies
  • Tax Senior Manager/Partner Designate

    An excellent opportunity for an experienced and ambitious Senior Tax Manager/Director aspiring to become partner to join a dedicated tax team and focus primarily on tax advisory services to SMEs. You will have strong technical knowledge across corporate or mixed tax with proven experience of team and client management, and business development.

    The role will be influential working with the tax partners in further developing the firm’s tax advisory services including in areas such as corporate restructuring and transactions; OMB exit, succession and retirement planning; R&D and Patent Box; profit extraction and CGT planning etc. Full encouragement and support will be given to the commercial development of additional tax advisory services for areas in which you may have particular expertise.

    If you wish the opportunity to shape your future career path and destiny as a tax professional, and believe you can make a significant contribution to developing the firm’s tax services then please contact Martin Cheyne to find out more about this opportunity.

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  • Recently/Part-qualified accountant

    We currently have a vacancy for an ambitious accountant to join our audit and accountancy team.

    The role is varied and will primarily involve assisting a wide range of owner managed businesses, registered charities and dealing with group reporting requirements for some of our larger clients. Duties will include preparing year-end accounts, audit assignments, preparing management accounts and assisting clients with MTD compliance.

    We are committed to each employee’s long-term career development and provide a supportive training environment.

    Applicants must have at least two years’ experience working within an accountancy practice and the role would suit either a part qualified or recently qualified accountant looking to take the next step in their career. Experience of preparing accounts from incomplete records is essential.

    To apply please send your CV to smithl@mestonreid.com

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  • School Leaver

    Meston Reid & Co are looking to recruit a school leaver who may prefer to enter the job market straight from school rather than attend further education.

    The role will involve a variety of accounts preparation work, principally involving farming and landed estate clients, and on the job training will be provided.

    The firm is looking to establish a long term relationship with any successful candidate and consideration will be given to supporting the candidate gain an accredited professional accounting qualification such as AAT.

    Students can apply by submitting a cover letter and CV to smithl@mestonreid.com.

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  • Personal Tax Manager

    Our tax professionals provide a comprehensive range of tax services including dealing with tax planning, implementing practical tax strategies and compliance.

    With an increased demand for tax services we are seeking an experienced and ambitious Personal Tax Manager to join our tax team.  You will work closely with partners, clients and fellow team members and the position offers an excellent opportunity to build an influential role around your strengths.  You will also play an important part in the management of the tax department and developing the team.

    The role is varied and may include personal and capital taxes, trusts, inheritance tax planning, overseas employment taxes, property tax planning, dealing with residence issues and planning for high net worth individuals.

    If you think you will enjoy being part of our tax team and are seeking a challenging and stimulating role which offers prospects for career development please contact stewarta@mestonreid.com.  We would be happy to meet with you to discuss the role and your future career plans.

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