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Accounts Assistant

  • Edinburgh, Central Belt
  • £16,000 to £22,000
  • Permanent / Full-Time
  • Advertised 117 days ago

This is an opportunity to join a fast growing owner-managed modern accountancy firm which specialises in business advisory work and tax planning. They strongly believe in the principle of going above and beyond for their clients.

The company is based in a beautiful parkland setting in Midlothian, on the outskirts of Edinburgh, and are now looking to recruit an accountancy professional who is able to work with little to no supervision and would welcome the opportunity to develop their own position within the business.

If you are frustrated by your current work situation and are looking for a role with more responsibility and flexibility, then they would like to hear from you.

Why should you apply for the role?

- Opportunity to develop your career
- Have flexibility with work hours and the opportunity to work from home occasionally
- Be part of a friendly, client focused environment
- Work in beautiful surroundings

General Duties:

- Preparation of accounts for sole-traders, partnerships and limited companies
- Bookkeeping and VAT return preparation and review
- Tax return preparation
- Payroll experience helpful but not essential
- Reporting to the Client Manager

Minimum Requirements:

- A minimum of 1 years general practice experience, preparing accounts for a wide variety of clients
- Confident approach to develop client relationships and build rapport with the team
- Ability to work unsupervised
- Experience of using bookkeeping packages such as FreeAgent and Xero
- Great attention to detail, pro-active and organised
- A commitment to getting the job done
- A high level of empathy and a sense of humour


- Your salary and package will start £16,000 - £22,000 per annum

Please note that selected applicants will be invited to apply via the client’s application portal, details of which will be sent out in a separate email, and this will include an on-line assessment which should take no longer than 15 minutes to complete. Please don't forget to attach a copy of your CV.

Good luck!

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