Accounts Assistant

Job Details

Edinburgh, Scotland Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Sector: Accounting & Finance Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP Contact: Sarah Cairns

Accounts Assistant - Salary £20,000 - £25,000 + bonus + benefits - Chartered Accountancy Firm - Edinburgh

SRGEurope is recruiting for a Chartered Accountancy firm in Edinburgh. My client offers the chance to work with clients in a wide range of sectors. This is an opportunity to join a growing team as an assistant to help support clients' accounting functions both onsite and in our office. The role is about both keeping clients accounting records up to date and enabling them to grow and understand their businesses

The Responsibilities:

  • Processing bank transactions and reconciling the bank on accounting software
  • Run reports from the accounting software
  • Preparing management accounts and commentary
  • Preparing and filing VAT return
  • Able to prepare monthly accounting journals (e.g. prepayments / accruals / depreciation / payroll journals)
  • Manage client relationships, be comfortable being onsite and main contact with clients
  • Assist in taking on new clients, getting new clients set up / processes established

The Candidate:

  • Experienced in using Sage 50 Accounts and Xero
  • Strong Excel knowledge
  • Knowledgeable of VAT and able to prepare VAT returns
  • Background in a smaller/similar accounting firm would be advantageous
  • Experience preparing management accounts from core records
  • Extensive processing experience
  • Personable and confident to be onsite at clients and provide advice
  • Strong on accounting processes to ensure the work is done as efficiently as possible

The Company:

Our client's style is personal and they value their strong client relationships and genuinely partner-led service. Providing excellent training and development opportunities for staff is an important part of what they do, as their long - standing Investors in People accreditation demonstrates, also they have been named as one of 'Britain's Top Employers' for the twelfth consecutive year.

To Apply

Please click on the 'apply' button and upload your CV or alternatively contact Sarah Cairns, Recruitment Consultant on 0131 510 0024.

We have a variety of jobs within the Accountancy and Finance sector ranging from £25k-£150k, so if this one is not suitable please get in touch to discuss other exciting opportunities you can apply for.

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