Based in Aberdeen, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join our International Drilling client on a permanent basis as an Accounts Assistant.
Reporting to the Accounting Supervisor, your main duties will include;
- Preparation, processing and submission of purchase/sales invoices - Allocating Invoices to specific contracts - Costing, posting and allocation of invoices onto system - Liaising with Engineers/external staff with management of job codes - Filing and updating of project files - Other ad-hoc duties
The successful candidate will be motivated and work well as part of a wider team. Applicants will be part qualified and must have at least 3 years experience working within a similar position or have 3 years experience working within a larger finance team. Applicants must be highly IT literate particularly with Excel.
Our client is a provider of innovative and adaptable professional services, including business support, assurance, tax, human resources and IT consultancy. Their clients range from individuals and small businesses through to larger companies / groups and they have experience in a wide range of services and sectors. They are a leading independent firm with over 125 years of experience, delivered by nine partners and over 100 staff. Based in Edinburgh they are able to provide a truly UK-wide service.
They are looking for an accountant with at least three year's experience in an accountancy firm to join their Business Support team. This is a developing team which reflects the growing requirement to provide a high quality regular management information service to clients. They are looking for someone who not only has the ability to produce accounts but is able to analyse and review the figures and explain them to clients in a meaningful way. They are aiming to exceed their clients' expectations in all cases. The role will involve a great deal of client contact some of which will be at clients' premises.
The Main Duties of the Role Include:
- Service a varied portfolio of clients in a pro-active manner. - Preparation of management accounts. - Preparation of annual accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies. - Preparation of VAT Returns including partial exemption calculations. - Developing and maintaining client contact and relationships. - Liaison and communication with Managers and Partners.
- At least three years accountancy experience in an accountancy practice. - Excellent written and oral communication skills. - Willingness to take responsibility for own client portfolio. - Proven ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines. - Track record of work delivered to budget. - Ability to analyse figures in a meaningful way. - Good time management skills. - Attention to detail. - Good technical (financial reporting) skills. - Proven success as a team player but also able demonstrate a high level of initiative and self-motivation. - Good IT skills.
Please apply online with your CV and covering letter explaining why you are best candidate, and including your current salary or salary expectations.
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ASA are currently looking for an accountant to work with a manufacturing client. This is an exciting role and great opportunity to grow within a small team, and be part of the on going success of this busy production facility
* Creation of weekly, monthly and yearly budgets * Work with other live managers to support their budgets * Management of VAT and CIS payments * Control Accounts & Journals, Accruals & Pre-payments * Preparation of year end accounts
As this role is working within a small yet busy team, you will benefit from previous operational experience. Which also includes an element of payroll, basic HR and Health & Safety. And be comfortable dealing with both internal and external clients
This is a great opportunity to be involved with a manufacturing business. Our client offers the usual Pension & Health Care benefits associated with any successful business. And a fantastic opportunity to grow & develop with an already established accounts Team. For more information on this excellent opportunity call our recruitment team who will meet all enquiries in a professional & enthusiastic manner. We kindly ask candidates who reply online to attach an up to date CV with 2 working references.