Accounts Assistant

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Salary: 20-24,000
Location: Falkirk (Town)

Closing date: 08 April 2017

We need an accurate, experienced Accounts Assistant to join the company to:

Prepare accounts, business and personal tax and VAT returns for a range of small and medium sized business clients.

Support clients to ensure documentation is timely and accurate and help with client queries.

Undertake some general office duties to support the running of the accountancy practice.

Duties include:

Prepare and finalise accounts accurately using IRIS Accounts software, to deadlines and ensure all filing deadlines are met.

Prepare business tax calculations including all relevant allowances/expenses and liabilities.

Prepare personal tax calculations and tax returns and ensure all filing deadlines are met.

Prepare VAT returns including input and output VAT and ensure returns are lodged to deadlines.

Draft correspondence to clients.

Plan workload to meet deadlines.

Proactively work with clients to ensure all relevant documentation is available for accounts, tax and VAT requirements, e.g. bank reconciliation.

General administrative and office work to support the running of the practice.

In due course, you may provide basic training for clients on cloud accounting software packages

Ideally you will have the following:


Part-Qualified Accountant - HND Accounting or equivalent.

Higher English.


Microsoft Office Skills, particularly Excel and Word.

Accounts Preparation Software​, preferably IRIS.

Bookkeeping skills would be an advantage.


Accurate with strong attention to detail.

Can-do attitude and team-player.

Able to work independently.

Flexible and able to juggle priorities.

Experience of

Working in an accountancy practice.

Team working and contributing to team environment.

Managing workloads and meet deadlines.

Dealing with clients, face to face and on telephone.

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Contact Name Susanne Harrison
Telephone 01324 633550

About Martin Robertson Associates Ltd

Martin Robertson Associates Ltd is a small, friendly Chartered Accountants located in Falkirk town centre.

We work with a range of sole traders, limited companies and partnerships of different types and sizes across Scotland providing accounting, business advisory and business coaching services.

We believe in making a positive difference to the lives of our clients and in a work/life balance for our staff.

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