Accounts Assistant

Vacancy posted: Tuesday, 20 September 2016

Salary: DOE
Location: Edinburgh

Job ref. no.: 78892

Change Public Practice are delighted to be partnering with a small independent firm in Edinburgh city centre in the recruitment of an experienced Accounts Assistant. This position will allow you the chance to work within a well-established team to support one of the Partners and will offer you the responsibility of managing your own portfolio of clients.


Key responsibilities within this role will be:

·    Managing a small portfolio of clients which include sole traders, limited companies and partnerships
·    Preparation and production of statutory accounts for client base
·    Additionally responsible for preparation of management accounts
·    Preparation of VAT Returns including partial exemption calculations
·    Adhoc tasks including some Payroll may also be required


Skills and attributes to be considered:

·    Must have at least 2-3 years’ experience working within an Accountancy firm environment
·    Experience of preparation of statutory and management accounts is key
·    Previous experience managing own client portfolio is advantageous but not essential
·    Good working knowledge of Xero, Free Agent, Sage or CCH Suite software is advantageous


The right person for this role must be motivated and able to work on their own to meet deadlines as a great deal of responsibility will be given to the successful candidate.

To discuss this role further, or other opportunities within Public Practice, please contact Johanne Smith.

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