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Part Time Assistant Accountant - 3 Days - Edinburgh

Upto £24,000 FTE (£14,400 Pro-Rata) & Excellent Benefits - Industry & Commerce - Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper
Ref: 2638 Date Posted: Thursday 08 Nov 2018
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iMultiply are exclusively engaged to appoint a permanent part-time Assistant Accountant with a private equity business based in Edinburgh city centre.

The Company

The company pride themselves on having innovation at the centre of everything they do. They want to drive change, growth and progression; and have an investment model to match. They are looking for an assured individual to join their finance function, who will hold themselves to the same high standards and founding principles that the company set themselves. Furthermore, this role will give you visibility and access to some of the most innovative, exciting and high-growth businesses within the UK.

The Role

The position of Assistant Accountant is a newly developed role to support the Financial Controller, whom should be a major attraction of the role as they are highly professional, extremely inclusive and with an exceptional track record of success. It essential the individual can maintain the transactional functions and month-end before then spreading their wings wider to get involved in management accounts, budgeting and statutory accounts


The role of Assistant Accountant is a part-time position for 21 hours per week. The client is completely flexible in how these three days are completed i.e. 3 full days or the 21 hours over 4-5 days. The office premises are based in Edinburgh city centre and easily accessible via public transport

On Offer

A full-time equivalent salary of upto £24,000 (£14,400 pro-rata) is on offer plus an exceptional benefits package including:

  • Highly competitive performance related bonus
  • Excellent private pension
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Private healthcare

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

  • Purchase ledger maintenance including: reconciliation, liaising with suppliers and processing payments.
  • Sales ledger maintenance including: processing and raising sales invoices and credit control;
  • Accounting entry processing;
  • Bank reconciliations;
  • Reconciliation and corroboration of balance sheet items across a number of differing legal entities;
  • Producing weekly payment run including purchase payments and payroll;
  • Assist in the preparation of quarterly management accounts;
  • Assist in the preparation of annual statutory accounts;
  • Supporting with cash flow management.

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

  • Experience preparing management and statutory accounts is desirable
  • Strong transactional and month-end experience – ESSENTIAL
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office including Excel
  • Knowledge of financial systems such as Sage, Xero etc.
  • Accomplished communication skills, both written and verbal.

Please do not hesitate to contact Jack Ramage on 0131 603 7747 or for a private and confidential discussion regarding this excellent opportunity.