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Accounts Assistant - West Lothian

Upto £22,000 plus excellent benefits including bonus - Industry & Commerce - Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper
Ref: 2657 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Oct 2018
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A growing and thriving business, based in West Lothian, are currently looking for a permanent Accounts Assistant to join their finance team on a full-time basis paying upto £22,000 plus a competitive benefits package including bonus. 

The Company

The company has been experiencing a constant phase of expansion and is now entering another exciting period of growth. This technology business produces a number of unique products and services that are in high demand both locally and internationally. They are striving to maintain their immensely high standards while embarking on this period of change and are looking for a like-minded individual who can mirror their hugely competitive standards. 

The Role

The successful individual will take charge of the transactional side of the company’s finances, producing work with an extremely high attention to detail and accuracy. A major part of the role is the ability to work autonomously and communicating with other key support functions such as procurement, sales, marketing , IT etc. The successful individual will work very closely with a. fantastic Finance Manager to maintain a robust and very efficient finance function. 

On Offer

The offices premises are based in West Lothian with parking available onsite. The office hours are 8.30am – 5pm Mon to Thu & 8.30am – 2pm on a Friday. The position of Accounts Assistant will offer a salary of upto £22,000, with a competitive benefits package:

  • Bonus
  • Pension 
  • 30 days holiday per annum
  • Sick Pay

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

  • Reporting to and deputising for the Finance Manager with a dotted line to the CFO
  • Purchased ledger, including reconciling purchase orders to invoices
  • Sales ledger including aiding in the preparation and posting of sales invoices
  • Monitoring and flagging overdue invoices/accounts to senior management
  • Ensuring the integrity of the ledgers – purchase, sales and general
  • Bank reconciliations in multiple currencies 
  • Adhering to processes, procedures and controls
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers via phone, email and post
  • Maintenance of offices supplies and equipment
  • Adhoc duties

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

  • At least 18 months practical finance experience
  • Well versed in purchase ledger and/or sales ledger
  • Experience of working in an SME business would be desirable but not essential
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

If you have any questions or queries regarding this position, then please do not hesitate to contact Jack Ramage for a confidential discussion on 0131 603 7747 or email your CV to