Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Bathgate, West Lothian
  • Category
    Accountancy - Bookkeeper
  • Contract Type
  • Salary
    £ 26000 - £ 28000 / Year
  • OrganizationType

*Are you a proven Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant looking to work for a rewarding company culture?

*Do you have experience of managing a portfolio of clients and knowledge of all round bookkeeping?

*Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a high attention for detail?

If the answer to the above is yes, Office Angels would love to chat to you regarding an amazing new permanent opportunity we are working on with one of our prestigious clients based in Bathgate, West Lothian.

We are recruiting for a full-time experienced Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant to work within this small but friendly and dynamic finance team. The role will be offered on hybrid basis after successful probation as well as working in the West Lothian office. Salary from £26,000 up to £28,000 depending on experience and office hours are 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday.

What you will be doing:

You will be a proven Bookkeeper or Accounts Assistant with all round knowledge of bookkeeping duties and experience of managing a portfolio of client and financial records. You will have a high attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to manage your own workload and changing priorities in the most effective way. You must be naturally IT savvy and able to adapt to different systems, in particular excellent proficiency in using Microsoft office packages including Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Word and Sage Line 50 is essential.

What you will need:

  • Proven experience as a Bookkeeper or Accounts Assistant managing a portfolio of clients

  • Either Part qualified with ACCA/ACA or considerable proven experience

  • Excellent working knowledge and skills of Microsoft office packages including Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Word and Sage Line 50 is essential

  • Experience of preparing and submitting VAT returns

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Calm under pressure and the ability to work accurately and to tight deadlines

  • A people person with excellent relationship building skills with both internal and external stakeholders

Interested? Apply today or contact Nadia at Office Angels Livingston for more information on 01506832250 or

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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Nadia Gray