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Assistant Accountant - Edinburgh

Industry & Commerce - Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper
Ref: 2449 Date Posted: Tuesday 01 May 2018
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iMultiply are engaged to recruit a permanent Assistant Accountant position based in Edinburgh paying £26,000 - £29,000 plus a competitive benefits package.

The Company

This highly ethical business provides a range of services and products to support the UK economy and communities. It provides a service and resource which is vital to so many families across Britain which has gained them a sterling reputation. If you are seeking to join a company with a fantastic ethos and excellent morals then this could be the perfect opportunity for you…

The Role

The position of Assistant Accountant will support the senior finance team with the preparation of monthly and annual financial reporting. Furthermore, you will work closely with a motivated and experienced transactional finance team to ensure a robust month end close. The role would ideally suit a part qualified Accountant however qualified by experience will also be considered with relevant practical experience.

On Offer

The role of Assistant Accountant will offer a salary of £26,000 - £29,000 plus a competitive benefits package. The office premises are located close to Edinburgh city centre and easily accessible via public transport.

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

  • Reporting to and deputising for the senior finance team
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Preparation of statutory accounts and returns
  • Assisting with budgeting and variance analysis
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Journals, accruals and prepayments
  • Bank reconciliations of various accounts
  • Adherence to internal and external compliance & regulations
  • Overseeing month end processing including purchase ledger and sales ledger
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Adhoc duties

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

  • Part qualified or qualified by experience
  • Exposure to both management and financial accounts
  • Strong month-end experience including reconciliations
  • Proficient user of Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please do not hesitate to give John Gilbertson on 0131 603 7747 or for a private and confidential discussion.