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Assistant Accountant - Edinburgh

£22,000 - £25,000 - Industry & Commerce - Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper
Ref: 2549 Date Posted: Monday 16 Jul 2018
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The position of Assistant Accountant has arisen within a growing business based in Edinburgh city centre. 

The Company 

This role presents the opportunity to join a growing business in the heart of the city. The business is considered as market disruptive with innovative ideas and a strong potential to grow even further offering fantastic job security & career opportunities. Furthermore, you will be reporting to a Head of Finance with a proven track record of harnessing and developing finance teams.

The Role

The position of Assistant Accountant will have the successful candidate reporting to the Head of Finance and processing all aspects of the finance function. Working within the small finance team you will get hands-on with a wide variety of different duties and responsibilities. The facilities lend themselves to a variety of activities and events including professional meetings, exhibitions and social events. 

On Offer

The position of Assistant Accountant is offering a salary of £22,000 - £25,000. Based in Edinburgh the business is easily accessible via public transport with parking on site also.

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

  • Assisting with the production of Management Accounts for senior management
  • Assisting the Head of Finance with the daily running of the finance function
  • Assist with the transactional duties
  • Assisting with forecasting and budgeting 
  • Assisting with preparation of statutory accounts 
  • Assisting with quarterly VAT returns 
  • Cash Flow forecasting
  • Fixed Asset Register
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Prepayments & Accruals

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Have or be currently working towards an AAT qualification
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office in particular Excel to an advanced level
  • Knowledge of Sage or Xero accounting system
  • Excellent verbal and written communication


If you would like to have a confidential discussion regarding this position, please do not hesitate to contact Andrew Robinson on 0131 603 7747 or