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Accounts Assistant

Practice Accounts Assistant – Edinburgh – £22k – £25k

Are you an experienced Accounts Assistant currently working within a practice environment? Are you looking to take on a new opportunity within a growing organisation?

We are keen to speak with Accounts Assistants, currently working within an accounting practice who are interested in joining a reputable Edinburgh based practice. Working across various duties you will take on a diverse role covering off management accounts prep, statutory financial statements and VAT returns along with a number of other tasks.

 This post will also provide opportunity to assist in the future development of the team: including reviewing and revising new technologies and processes. You will be looking for a varied and challenging working day which allows for increased responsibility within a structured environment.

 

What does the day to day look like?

  • Preparing management accounts with full commentary on both a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Preparing statutory financial statements based off of clients records
  • Preparing VAT returns on both a monthly and quarterly basis
  •  Conducting in depth, analytical reviews
  • Proofing of accounts to ensure the accuracy of statutory disclosures
  • Preparing accurate fee notes for clients
  • Working alongside clients, providing effective training accounting software
  • Liaising with management, providing complete packs for review
  • Contributing to the business advisory plan
  • Reviewing and suggesting any streamlining in regards to current processes
  • Overseeing more junior colleagues, assisting with their development

Are you the right person?

  • Previous experience of working within an accounting practice environment
  • Experience of using accounting software, ideally Sage and Xero
  • The ability to plan your own work and prioritise duties as required
  • Experience in making effective decisions efficiently  
  • Experience in a client facing, consultative position
  • A self-motivate attitude and enthusiasm for the role

As well as a fantastic opportunity the Accounts Assistant role offers a number of great benefits including a competitive salary, flexible working, generous holiday entitlement, a great working environment along with a number of other perks.

Interested? If so apply today with an up to date CV. Alternatively get in touch with Alistair Dickson on 0141 212 7744 or adickson@hrcrecruitment.co.uk.

HRC Recruitment acts as both an employment business and an employment agency. HRC Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer & all applications will be treated as such.

 

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