Assistant Accountant


Salary:

GBP27000 - 32000 / annum

Location:

Edinburgh

Date Posted:

30th January 2018

Employment Type:

Permanent

Job Reference:

792374


Description

My client is looking for an exceptional assistant accountant to fit into a busy, fast paced and buzzing environment within a medium sized engineering and distribution business to the west of Edinburgh.


The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience with clear development throughout and a minimum of 1 year in a similar role.

Key responsibilities:

  • Handling creation of new accounts
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Oversee accounts payable function and ensure accurate processing of invoices
  • Posting of journal
  • Preparation and analysis of costing information
  • Handle the budgeting and forecasting for your allocated accounts
  • Produce stock reports and ways to improve processes
  • Assist with development of new pricing strategy
  • Liaise with stakeholders, other account managers and non-finance managers
  • Assist with month and year end processes

Person specification:

  • You must have demonstrated advanced excel skills
  • Demonstrate career development and talk through your acquisition of skills
  • Proven experience of handling month end processes
  • Bring a ready to work attitude and a sense of ambition
  • Have previous experience in manufacturing preferred

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: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-statement



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