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Finance Assistant - Edinburgh

£18,000 - £21,000 - Industry & Commerce - Transactional Services (Purchase/Sales Ledger,Credit Control, Payroll)
Ref: 2611 Date Posted: Tuesday 09 Oct 2018
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A permanent position has arisen with an iconic brand and brilliant employer based in Edinburgh city centre paying upto £21,000 plus an excellent benefits package. Furthermore this employer is renowned for offering a fantastic work-life balance with zero overtime required and an early finish every Friday. 

The Company

Based very close to Edinburgh city centre, this organisation is currently experiencing a period of significant growth due to strong business performance.  For the past 5-10 years they have gone from strength to strength, and consistently growing their product range with a number of major and recognisable brands.

The Role

The key focus for this Finance Assistant position will be to support the finance function and business with the maintenance of the AP ledger and working with suppliers to resolve any issues. The role will also include some accounts receivable responsibilities to include credit control and customer statements. 

On Offer

The permanent position of Finance Assistant will offer a salary upto £21,000 with an excellent benefits package.  The organisation is based in Edinburgh and are accessible via public transport links. The employer is renowned for offering a fantastic work-life balance with zero overtime required and a early finish every Friday. 

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

  • Accounts Payable – invoice logging/ coding & posting both expense and materials
  • Supplier Statement reconciliation & maintenance
  • Credit control management
  • Accounts receivable statement production 
  • KPIs 
  • Providing support with any additional ad-hoc finance related tasks

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

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience within a finance environment or a similar role
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems
  • Competent with excel
  • Exceptional communication skills and customer service skills
  • Enthusiastic and self-starter
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

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