Assistant Accountant
at Robert Half International UK

Date Posted: 20/04/2019

Job Description

Ref ID:  06470-0010903555


Robert Half Finance and Accounting are working on an exclusive basis to recruit an Assistant Accountant for our client based in Edinburgh. Reporting directly into the Finance Director, this role provides an unparalleled exposure to an expanding business. Set in very modern offices in Edinburgh, this team is close-knit and very invested in the great work that they do. This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate who is looking for a fantastic entry level assistant accountant role. We are looking for a real 'numbers' person; someone who loves working on excel!

The Duties

  • You will be involved in processing certain key accounting areas including purchase ledger, sales ledger and expense reports
  • Assisting with bank reconciliations
  • Assist with internal management reporting, while demonstrating professionalism with regards to sensitive information
  • Utilising in depth excel knowledge to collate, analyse and report on financial data
  • You will work alongside the finance director on the building of financial models
  • Complete special projects as needed and as other duties are assigned

The Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate
  • Ideally you will be currently studying or have aspirations to study professional qualifications (ACCA/CIMA)
  • You will need to be flexible and able to adapt to work in a fast-paced and busy environment
  • You will be highly proficient on Excel; a real 'numbers' person
  • Experience of VBA and SQL would be beneficial
  • Capability to learn quickly and adapt to changing priorities

Salary and benefits

£20,000 - £28,000 DOE + competitive benefits

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:

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