Finance Assistant

  • Location
    Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh
  • Category
    Financial Services - Other Financial Services
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Salary
    £25,000.00/Year
  • OrganizationType
    Home/Office

Office Angels Edinburgh are in search for a Finance Assistant to join our clients busy office based in South Gyle. The full time salary would be £25,000 p.a. Start date for the position is as soon as possible and our client also offers a hybrid working environment.



About the role:



We have an excellent opportunity for a Finance Assistant to join our clients team. This will be a busy role with lots of variety so a great opportunity for someone looking to develop a career in finance and to get fully involved in all aspects of finance activities and projects.



Ideally you will haveaccounting experience, experience with sage50 and a strong grasp of excel.



You will provide support to the COO and across the business, on day-to-day finance administrative tasks as well as supporting on-going project work. You should be well organised, able to prioritise tasks, have a strong attention to detail, can work at pace, and able to deal with information in a confidential manner.



What is important is that you align with our client culture and values, and have a positive 'can do' mindset.



Main Duties and Responsibilities:



  • Managing customer queries by phone, email and fax.

  • Responsible for the registration, matching and processing of invoices.

  • Responsible for reviewing unposted invoices.

  • Uploading of bank statement information onto the financial system and assisting with the completion of various month end balance sheet account reconciliations to specified deadline.

  • With support from management accountant gathering data for VAT returns and HMRC payments.

  • Post journals.

  • Process staff expenses.

  • Maintain filing system.

  • Provide administration support to the COO. Skills and Abilities

  • 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 and to deliver at pace.


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**


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