Current vacancies

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Trainee (Start date: January 2022)

We are currently looking for an individual to join us for a two-year traineeship to start in January 2022. 

A Trainee Solicitor can expect a varied traineeship and will experience work in more than one department but can expect to be in the Litigation Department for at least one year of their two-year traineeship.

Our trainees can apply for their Limited Practising Certificate after three months. We will pay the cost of this, along with the cost of admission as a Solicitor and the cost of the Professional Competence Course.

We offer 26 days’ holiday per year, staff socials, training and numerous business development opportunities.

Please send your CV to Margaret Peet by 10 December if you are interested in applying.

Executry Paralegal 

We currently have a vacancy for a paralegal to join our friendly executry team.

The ideal candidate will have a positive, enthusiastic approach and already be an experienced executry paralegal.

You will have a significant degree of autonomy as well as your own case load. The main duties of the post will be to deal with all aspects of executry administration to include investigating the extent of the estate, preparing the Confirmation application and Inheritance Tax return, preparing the executry account and dealing with related tax matters. These duties will be carried out under the supervision of one of our partners.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please send a covering letter and a copy of your CV to HR Director, Margaret Peet (margaret.peet@balfour-manson.co.uk) by the closing date of Friday 3 December 2021.

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Management Accountant

We are looking for a PQ/NQ/Finalist accountant to join our team. Law firm experience preferable but not essential. Accounting experience should include:

  • balance sheet/profit and loss reconciliations
  • preparation of financial statements
  • accruals and prepayments
  • fixed assets
  • debtor/creditor reconciliations
  • VAT
  • Liaison with Auditors

Ideal candidate should also be skilled in Microsoft Excel, MS Query, Practice Management Software/Accounting software experience and knowledge of SAGE.

This is a full time role on our Edinburgh office working as part of a team. Interest in use of systems and problem solving is also desirable. 

If you are interested in this role please send your CV to Ken Dinneen, Finance Director at ken.dinneen@balfour-manson.co.uk

 

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Please note: Due to the current restrictions we are not currently running a summer placement or work experience schedule. We will update this section when that changes. 

We are however happy to receive CV’s speculatively for other full or part time positions that may become available in future.

If you are interested in us keeping your CV on file please send it through to our HR Administrator, Anne Downie at anne.downie@balfour-manson.co.uk who will be in contact should a suitable position arise.

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