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Assistant Accountant - Edinburgh

£25,000 - £26,500 plus generous holiday & pension allowance - Non-for-Profit Sector - Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper
Ref: 2500 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Jun 2018
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iMultiply are delighted to be assisting a charitable organisation with the appointment of a permanent Assistant Accountant based in Edinburgh city centre.

The Organisation

This organisation offers unrivalled and essential services to the communities of Scotland. For over 30 years this charity has been a trusted pillar of the community and they partner within some of the well-known and respected charitable organisations within the UK.

The Role

The position of Assistant Accountant will report to the Senior Accountant with the capability of deputising for a large majority of their duties during annual leave, busy periods or adhoc projects. To be considered for this opportunity you must have strong practical finance experience including exposure to assisting with month and year-end accounts.

On Offer

The role of Assistant Accountant will offer a salary of £24,000 – £26,000 plus a competitive benefits package including generous holidays and pension allowance. The office premises are based in 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 Accountant
  • Assisting with production of monthly management accounts
  • Assisting with the preparation of year-end accounts
  • Liaising with external Auditors
  • Assisting with budgeting and forecasting
  • Responsible for month-end including bank reconciliations, purchase ledger, sales ledger and petty cash
  • Maintaining and reporting on income & expenditure
  • Payroll
  • Assisting with organisational and office operations including utilities, vehicles, suppliers, leases etc.
  • Assisting with system and IT enhancements
  • Adhoc duties

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

  • A minimum of 5 years practical finance experience
  • Exposure to both management & financial accounting
  • Not for profit sector experience would be advantageous but not essential
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient user of Excel

Please do not hesitate to contact Fiona Gardner on 0131 603 7747 or for a private & confidential discussion regarding this excellent opportunity.