Temporary Accounts Assistant

  • Location
    Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh
  • Category
    Accountancy - Accounts Admin
  • Contract Type
    Temporary contract
  • Salary
  • OrganizationType

Office Angels are currently recruiting for Temporary Accounts Assistant to join our client based in Edinburgh, City Centre. This is a full time role Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm. This role will start ASAP for initially 2 months but may be opportunity to extend. Paying £12.50 per hour.

The main purpose of the role is to support the Senior Accountant in the Control, Banking and Financial Accounting processes and other areas as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- SAP/PROCUREMENT SUPPORT; Control the process in the UK for the creation of all Purchase Requisitions, Purchase Orders and Variations ensuring that correct approval is received for each and the correct evidence is provided by procurement and contract manager. Ensure these can be evidenced to Internal Audit as required.

- BANKS; Manage payment and collection invoices for the Business Unit companies (remittances, transfers, writing checks, etc.) and process payments to landowners for the right to use their ground (calculation, invoices, send letters and pay the landowner).

- FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING; Prepare the bookkeeping (enter collections, payments, expenses, scheduling, invoices sent and received, control of assets, etc.) for all the Business Unit companies, archive and update the necessary financial documentation, reconcile bank accounts and suppliers, provide information to prepare the documents necessary for monthly reporting, as well as complete the official books for the Register of Companies, receive and check the payment and collection invoices for all the Group companies, follow the returns on investments and the orders, to guarantee that the financial statements give a true and fair view of the Company.

- TAX; Assist with the preparation of the VAT returns and corporation tax computations.

Skills and Experience:

- University Degree in Accountancy.

- Accounting experience within an Accounting Practice or Industry Accounting department.

- Experience in the renewable energy sector considered a plus.

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

- Great attention to detail.

- Ability to prioritise.

Working as a temp is an ideal way of exploring different job roles and industries. It's also gives you control of your own work/life balance. Here are just some of the benefits you can expect when you become part of the Office Angels team:

  • Employed directly with Office Angels, meaning we're always on hand to ensure you're being well looked after

  • Access to discount vouchers with many high street brands

  • Eye care vouchers and money towards glasses should you require them for VDU purposes

  • We can search for permanent work whilst you're in assignments and offer expert interview support and advice

  • Weekly pay

  • Pension scheme option (with employer contributions)

  • 28 days paid annual leave (Based on a weekly accrual)

  • Statutory Sick Pay in the unfortunate event you find yourself under the weather

  • Access to our assistance programme that provides free, confidential and independent advice on a range of issues including grief, stress and legal issues

  • Should you wish to pursue a different career path, we have several sister businesses which cover almost every sector and specialism

We're proud to say our consultants are experts in recruitment and are more than happy to discuss the benefits in more detail; please contact us for more information.

If you are interested in this role and wish to be considered please click apply!

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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To speak to a recruitment expert please contact Kerry Scoular