Accountant

  • Location
    Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh
  • Category
    Accountancy (Qualified) - Financial Accountant
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 50000 / Year
  • OrganizationType
    Home/Office

Are you a qualified accountant looking for a new challenge?



Then read on…



Here at Office Angels Edinburgh, we have an excellent opportunity for an Accountant to join our clients team. This is a commercial role where there is possibility for growth into a finance manager post over time. In this role you will present meaningful management information to senior management and have strong data analysis skills with a continuous improvement mindset. The hours of work are Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm and the salary is £35,000-£40,000. This client offers a hybrid working model.



You should be well organised, able to prioritise tasks, have strong attention to detail, can work at pace, and able to deal with information in a confidential manner. Ideally you will have accounting experience, experience with sage50 and a strong grasp of excel. What is also important is that you align with our clients culture and values, and you have a positive 'can do' mindset.



Main Duties and Responsibilities



  • The preparation of statutory accounts

  • Month end review and reporting.

  • Preparation of management accounts

  • Completion of various month end balance sheet account reconciliations to specified deadline.

  • Preparation of VAT returns and HMRC payments.

  • Coaching and assisting finance department team members

  • Working with key stakeholders regarding reporting, budgets, cash-flows, and forecasts.



Skills and Abilities



  • Must be a qualified accountant

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate and influence staff and managers at all levels.

  • Strong planning and organising skills, with the ability to prioritise and multi-task in a constantly changing environment.

  • Strong problem-solving skills with the confidence to make decisions and resolve problems.

  • Ability to take ownership of your responsibilities



Whilst we'd love to get back to every applicant personally, it isn't always possible and sadly we cannot provide individual feedback. If you are interested in this role and wish to be considered, please click apply! This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Office Angels who are operating as an employment agency. Office Angels are an equal opportunities employer.



**If you are currently registered with Office Angels and interested in this role please contact your consultant directly by email**

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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