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Murray Beith Murray is a leading Scottish private client law firm.

For over 170 years we have specialised in meeting the legal, financial and administrative needs of individuals and families, family trusts, charities and private companies.

We now have a vacancy for a Trust Accountant to join our Accounts Team. This role is full-time (35 hours, Monday – Friday).

Key responsibilities:-

  • Be responsible for a portfolio of personal and trust accounts to be prepared on an annual basis;
  • Be responsible for cash management for both personal clients and trusts, in conjunction with the firm’s cashroom;
  • Carry out administration duties on behalf of personal clients and trusts, and provide assistance to the firm’s solicitors and other colleagues where necessary (e.g. payments and handling clients’ paperwork);
  • Maintain accounting and filing records and keep them up to date.

This list is not exhaustive and is designed to give an overview of the post.

Skills, knowledge and experience:-

  • Experience in a similar role in a legal firm or an accountancy practice
  • SOLAS qualification or equivalent is desirable though not essential
  • Excellent IT skills, willingness to embrace new technology
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to plan and prioritise own workload
  • Accurate data entry and strong attention to detail
  • Strong numerical skills
  • Good communication skills - ability to build relationships with staff at all levels

If you wish to apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter, to include your salary expectations, via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by post to: HR Generalist, Murray Beith Murray, 3 Glenfinlas Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6AQ. 

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