Accounts Assistant - Edinburgh

Industry & Commerce - Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper
Ref: 2977 Date Posted: Wednesday 07 Aug 2019
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iMultiply are working on an Accounts Assistant role based in Edinburgh for a 12 month FTC.


The Company

This position presents the chance to join a growing market leader who are experiencing large volumes at the moment and are looking to expand the team.


The Role

As an Accounts Assistant, you will report to one of the Accountants and will be responsible for supporting month and year end management accounts, group intercompany recharges and back-office Group Treasury function within the central finance team.


You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Bank Reconciliations – multi entity, multi-currency 
  • Prepare journals as required including prepayments, deferred income and accruals 
  • Prepare and issue debit notes for all rechargeable time and third-party charges on a monthly basis and complete related accounting entries including foreign exchange adjustments 
  • Reconcile ICO accounts monthly and resolve any differences, follow up outstanding balances 
  • Process all payments through to release on Bottomline GT Cash and other banking systems and ensure that the appropriate authorised signatories release payments before cut-off each day for all payments 
  • Provide cover/support to Central Accounting team 
  • Contribute towards overall improvement of the Central Accounting 
  • Assist with interim and year end audit 


On Offer

The Accounts Assistant position will offer the equivalent of an annual salary of £20,000 - £25,000. Their offices are based in Edinburgh City Centre.


To be considered for this opportunity you must have the following experience:

  • Previous accounting experience essential
  • Good Microsoft Office skills, especially in Excel
  • Intercompany billing experience advantageous
  • Unit 4 experience advantageous
  • Ability to work on own initiative and take ownership of responsibilities to ensure deadlines are met.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Keen, flexible attitude


Also desirable would be:

  • Educated to HND/Degree lever 
  • Studying towards accounting qualification


Please do not hesitate to contact Callum Lindsay on 0131 603 7747 or callumlindsay@imultiplyresourcing.comfor a private & confidential discussion.