We are looking for a highly motivated and experienced Assistant to join our Accounts and Business Services team in our Scott-Moncrieff, Inverness office. The successful candidate will provide support to managers and senior employees through a varied role which includes; bookkeeping, preparation of VAT returns, management accounts, tax, audit and various administration tasks

Main duties

  • Preparation of monthly/quarterly VAT returns
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts together with commentary
  • Preparation of statutory financial statements from client records maintained on Sage, Quickbooks, 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.
  • Provide training for clients on accounting software, including Sage and Xero
  • Preparation of business tax computations for manager review
  • Preparation of personal tax computations for manager review
  • Involvement in audit fieldwork as required
  • Involvement in corporate finance work such as cashflow projections and business valuations as required.

Skills required

  • Relevant previous experience required within professional services.
  • Work both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Effective team working skills
  • Effective planning and organising skills to ensure that the varied workload is managed effectively
  • Accurate decision making
  • Good communication skills and the ability to engage at all levels
  • Good client service skills
  • Self-motivated
  • IT literate; good knowledge of Microsoft Office. Knowledge of corporation tax software

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

Vacancy details

Job title:
Accounts and Business Services
Responsible to:
Mhairi Callandar
Office location(s):