Accounts Assistant

  • Job Reference: 00039259-1
  • Date Posted: 16 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: £22,000 to £26,000
  • Sector: Accounting, Banking & Financial Services, Insurance & Superannuation, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Accounts Assistant | up to £26k + Benefits Package + progression opportunities | Edinburgh (working remotely initially due to COVID-19)

StaffCo Professional are working with a well-known, independent Chartered Accountancy firm based in Edinburgh. The firm are looking to expand their established and dedicated team and currently require an Accounts Assistant or Part- Qualified Accountant. This busy, growing practice are looking for someone with at least 2 years' experience working within a Practice firm and to work on a Full-Time basis. The full-time salary will be up to £26k (depending on experience). The firm is willing to provide flexible working hours at 35 hours per week and an excellent benefits package.

Accounts Assistant Responsibilities:

You will be a key point of contact to a portfolio of clients and provide efficient and effective service to clients ranging from Sole-Traders to large Limited Companies.
Assist with the preparation of Financial Statements.
Preparation of Accounts to disclosure stage 
Preparation of CT600’s and Income Tax Returns 
Preparation and submission of VAT returns
General Bookkeeping duties
Accounts Assistant Skills and Experience

You must have 2-years minimum experience working in a similar Accounts Assistant role within a firm.
Experience of preparing accounts to review stage. 
Ideally, you will have experience of cloud accounting software such as Xero, Sage or QuickBooks 
Excellent communication skills will be required, and you must be comfortable liaising with client personnel.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail, get in touch with Sarah Cairns at StaffCo Professional