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Bookkeeper - Edinburgh

£25,000 - £30,000 - Industry & Commerce - Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper
Ref: 2119 Date Posted: Wednesday 15 Nov 2017
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A busy and growing business based in Edinburgh are currently looking for a Bookkeeper to join their team and be the focal point for their accounts department.

The Company

The company, still very much in a growth phase has experienced significant growth that has seen its turnover double in the past year. Experts in their service they plan to grow the business above and beyond where it is now. They are now looking to strengthen their team with a likeminded individual who can improve the processes and procedures of the accounts department to facilitate further growth.

The Role

The key focus for this role is for the successful candidate to take full control of all aspects of the accounting procedures for the business.

On Offer

The position of Bookkeeper will offer a salary of £25,000-£30,000 dependent on experience. The organisation is based in Edinburgh and are easily accessible via public transport.

In this role candidate’s duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Producing monthly accounts to trial balance
  • Maintaining the purchase and sales ledger
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Process payroll 
  • Dealing with any supplier queries
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • VAT returns
  • Processing of journals, accruals and prepayments
  • Managing business cashflow
  • Ad hoc duties

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

  • Proven experience in a bookkeeping role is essential (at least two years)
  • AAT or equivalent accounting background
  • Working knowledge of SAGE software (ideally Sage 50)
  • Working knowledge of SAGE Payroll
  • Good computer literacy, in particular, Microsoft Excel, Word.
  • Problem solving abilities and willingness to use your own initiative to drive improvements in processes

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