Accounts & Audit Assistant

Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Edinburgh Technopole
£20,000 - £24,999
03 Sep 2019
06 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Accounts & Audit Assistant - Central Edinburgh - £Competitive Salary

Your new company
Your new firm are a long-standing Chartered Accountancy firm who are looking to add an Accounts & Audit Assistant to their team. With 8 partners and approximately 50 staff over 2 central belt offices, you will be joining an intimate and friendly yet thriving CA firm, which focuses on quality client service and staff well-being. Further to this, with a 35 hour week and the opportunity for reduced hours and remote working, your new firm is incredibly flexible and not only advocates, but facilitates, an excellent work-life balance.

Your new role
Your role as an Accounts & Audit Assistant is a seasonal role, being mostly Audit from April through to August and mostly Accounts work for the remainder of the year. You will be working with a wide variety of client types and sizes, ranging from private wealth companies to housing associations and charities. On the audit side, you will be responsible for planning through fieldwork, and will work alongside audit seniors on larger audits. There will be a mix of on-site and in-office audit work, but most clients are Edinburgh-based so travel will be limited. On the Accounts side you will be preparing annual accounts and carrying out VAT returns.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a part-qualified (ACCA/CA, or equivalent) individual coming from a Practice background. You will have experience preparing statutory accounts with knowledge of management accounts being a bonus. You will have previous exposure to audit software such as CaseWear or CCH, alongside knowledge of cloud accounting packages such as Xero. Experience working with charities would be beneficial but not necessary.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a competitive package alongside the support and guidance from the firm with any studies. Flexible working options are also available alongside various benefits.

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