Accounts assistant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Edinburgh Technopole
08 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Temporary to permanent accounts assistant role working for a private sector organisation in Edinburgh

Your new company

Reputable, private sector organisation based in the East of Edinburgh is going through a period of expansion and is looking to recruit a motivated accounts assistant within their finance team in the companies head office.

Your new role

You will be an essential part of the accounts team working along side one other accounts assistant and two assistant accountants. You will be responsible for all aspects of transactional finance including purchase ledger and sales ledger, processing payments and daily takings, credit card and expense analysis, bank reconciliations and dealing with supplier and customer queries. The accounting system used is Sage and Microsoft Excel. A full time position, you will be working Monday to Friday from 09:00 until 17:00 with the potential for flexible working for the right candidate.

What you'll need to succeed

In order to succeed you will need excellent finance knowledge and experience of working as an accounts assistant and/ or bookkeeper in previous roles. Experience of using Sage packages is desirable but not essential. In person you will be motivated and enthusiastic with excellent communication skills. You will have excellent attention to detail and accuracy. You will thrive in a busy environment and be comfortable working to tight deadlines and targets.

What you'll get in return

In return you will have the opportunity to obtain a permanent, full time opportunity with a reputable Edinburgh based organisation. You will work closely with the assistant accountants and receive support from them whenever needed. You will receive a competitive salary and training where necessary. Your office will be a comfortable working environment near to many shops, restaurants and cafes.

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