Assistant Accountant

Change Recruitment
Edinburgh Technopole
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Part Qualified Assistant Accountant
Temp to Perm
£25, 000 - £28 000

Change Recruitment Group are partnered with a professional and ambitious company based in Edinburgh who have a need for an Assistant Accountant to join their experienced, hardworking yet friendly finance team. This role is ideal for an ambitious and forward-thinking individual, who’s keen to undertake a "value add" position within a project driven organisation. The role is being recruited on a temp to perm basis.

Reporting into the Finance Manager you will be responsible for all aspects of transactional accounting duties, across the sales and purchase ledgers. You will process accruals, prepayments, journals, bank reconciliations and ensure all key balance sheet accounts are reconciled on a monthly basis.

In addition to the core remit, you will assist the Finance Manager with the preparation and analysis of monthly management accounts, providing supporting narrative on results to date for a range of internal stake holders. You will work closely with managers across the wider business regarding financial matters.

The ideal candidate will be studying towards a professional accounting qualification and be part qualified.

In order to be considered for this role, you will be expected to have proven experience in each of the following key areas:

· Preparing monthly management accounts
· Maintaining the balance sheet
· Overseeing the ledgers
· VAT returns
· Bank reconciliations
· Preparing VAT and CIS returns
· Monitoring Cash flow

The successful candidate will be a driven, enthusiastic and forward-thinking individual with a drive to improve process and add value to the wider business. Due to the business-facing nature of this role, it is vital that the successful candidate has first-class communication and interpersonal skills. You should have strong IT skills, including a firm grasp of Excel.

For further information, please contact me direct at your earliest opportunity.

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