Assistant Accountant

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Salary : GBP13.5 - GBP13.5
Location : Edinburgh
Post Date :
Employment Type : Temporary
Job Order Number : 469671
Line of Business : Accounting and Finance

Description :

The Role

Robert Half are working with a well known and respected client based in Edinburgh to recruit a temporary Assistant Accountant to assist during their busy year end process. This interesting and rewarding role will see you responsible for the day to day financial processing of financial information to the ledgers. You will be required to manage high volumes of purchase invoicing as well as the incoming cash reconciliation to the accounts. The role will see you also involved in the month end process and closure of the ledgers that you manage so you will be required to run the accounts to Trial Balance. This scarcely available opportunity is one that will allow a capable Assistant Accountant the opportunity to step up and take on more responsibility for the accounting side of the business and move into a more accounting based role in the longer term. Working knowledge of Sage would be required for this role.

Your Profile

This opportunity will be suited to an experienced Assistant Accountant that is confident in being able to add value to the month end and accounting duties of the business and looking for a challenging yet rewarding role. Ideally you will be used to working in a fast paced and dynamic office where an ability to prioritise and organise your workload is required. This role will see you reporting directly to the FM and as such you will be required to highlight any anomalies or issues that you may identify within the day to day operations. This role is a pivotal hire in the long term for the business and you will ideally be able to demonstrate an ability to improve processes in regards to making efficiency in the finance department.

The Company

My client is a reputable and respected operator of commercial sales with well over 40 years of trading behind them and a real vision for growth in the coming years. Offering flexible working hours this business are known to reward their staff well for their input and encourage everyone to be make suggestions on ideas to improve the operations.

Salary & Benefits

Based in Edinburgh this Temporary Assistant Accountant vacancy with a reputable employer will be hugely sought after and as such the salary on offer will be in the region of £26k.

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.

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