Accounts Assistant Mid-Tier

We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant Mid-Tier to join our Edinburgh Business Advisory Group on a 12 months fixed term basis. 

Main duties

  • To provide support to Managers and senior employees through a varied role which includes; preparation of management accounts, VAT returns and statutory financial statements.
  • The role would also involve assisting with the development activities of the team, including reviewing new technology, processes, etc.
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts together with commentary.
  • Preparation of monthly/quarterly VAT returns.
  • Planning annual work including setting budgets, fee quotes.
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements from clients records maintained on Sage, Xero, etc.
  • Providing analytical review of the figures in the accounts.
  • Proofing of accounts and ensuring statutory disclosures are accurate.
  • Provide a complete pack to managers for review which includes letter to the client, final accounts, a list of queries etc.
  • Preparation of fee notes to be issued to client.
  • Provide training for clients on accounting software, including Sage and Xero.
  • Active involvement in the business advisory plan which could include renewing new accounting software/add-ins, renewing internal processes.
  • Assist junior members of the team with basic accounting issues, helping them to develop.
  • Active involvement in the training and development of new and junior employees.
  • Opportunity to act up when accounts assistant (senior) / assistant manager is absent.
  • Begin to research more complex and technical queries.
  • Opportunity to join a relevant sector group and actively contribute.

If you are interested in this role please complete our submission form and upload the required document.

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Vacancy details

Job title:
Accounts Assistant Mid-Tier
Department:
Business Advisory Group
Responsible to:
Accounts Manager
Office location(s):
Edinburgh