Bookkeeper / Finance Assistant

Up to £23400 per annum
28 May 2019
25 Jun 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Part Time
This awarding-winning leading provider of IT services puts people first. To make their customers, employees and partners happy!

Temporary Cover, Part - Time Position - Approximately 25-30 hrs per week with some flexibility of how these hours are structured across a week.

This is a Temporary Cover position as Bookkeeper / Finance Assistant for a leading provider of IT services based in Edinburgh city centre. The company has strong, ethical values and standards and a healthy team working ethos where the views and input of all employees is valued.

Working alongside the Directors & their outsourced Accountants, you will be administering and processing day to day financial transactions for a small but busy office environment. The period of cover is initially 4-weeks but this may be extended as required.

Essentials Duties & Responsibilities:

- General Ledger bookkeeping and financial record-keeping using Accounting Software
- Processing of all day-to-day Financial Transactions into our Accounts Application
- Customer Ledger, Invoicing, Statements and basic Credit Control
- Purchase Ledger, Order / Bills Processing
- Banking, Payments & Reconciliation
- Processing employee expenses & Credit Card transactions
- Preparation of PAYE & Pension Information for outsourced Payroll Bureau
- Following existing Financial Policies, Procedures, Processes & Checklists
- Maintaining accurate, high quality financial records and files

In addition to the above you will also be required to support the directors and team with the following:

- Additional duties when required to support the Directors & Management Team
- Efficiently manage calls and e-mails when Office Administrator is unavailable

Essentials Skills, Qualities and Experience:

- Strong organisational and time management skills
- Ability to work to deadlines with minimal supervision
- Solid experience of standard accounting practices and processes
- Solid understanding of General, Sales & Purchase Ledger Accounts
- Strong integrity and discretion in handling and processing sensitive and/or personal data
- Strong attention to detail and an innate ability to finish tasks completely
- Good experience of Accounting Software, especially QuickBooks would be an advantage.
- Good Microsoft Office experience especially with Excel, Outlook and Word
- Previous experience with an SME / Service Company would be an advantage.

Discretion and Non-Disclosure of Company Information

Hours of work - Negotiable but anticipated to be approximately 25-30 hours across Monday to Friday.