Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Stirling, Stirling
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Admin
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 23000 - £ 27000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

The role - Accounts Assistant
Location - Stirling
Hours - Monday to Thursday 8am to 5pm, Friday 8am to 3.30pm
Salary - £23-27K (depending on previous experience)

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment?
Are you ready for a new challenge where your days will be varied?
Can you bring a wealth of Accounts experience to the table?

Our client is well established within the Construction industry and are seeking a talented Accounts Assistant to join a busy team based on the outskirts of Stirling City Centre.

The ideal candidate will have a wealth of accounts experience and be proficient in a finance software (i.e Sage 200). We will only be shortlisting candidates who can demonstrate this experience and are proficient in Microsoft Excel.

What will be required of you:

* Daily bank reconciliations
* Maintaining efficient & accurate nominal ledger
* Recording bank drawn transactions accurately accounting for VAT in the accounting ledgers
* Processing credit card, staff and petty cash expenses
* High volume sales invoice processing
* Assistance with VAT returns
* Producing schedules, reconciliations and back up to support profit and loss and balance sheet accounts
* Assisting Financial Accountants in preparing accounts
* Processing cost transactions and analysis of costs from contract costing system
* Assisting with preparation and reconciliations from job costing system in Excel for monthly reports

Skills required:

* Proficiency using SAGE or another finance software
* Knowledgeable in Construction Industry Scheme rules (desirable)
* Intermediate to advanced Excel experience
* Accuracy and attention to detail
* Process driven

Initially this role will be fully office based but after the probationary period there may be the option for the role to be based from home 2 days per week.

If you have ample accounts experience and are ready to embrace a new chapter in your working life, please get in touch today.

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