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Accounts / Payroll Assistant


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£25000 - £30000 per annum + Depending on experience + Pension


5th May 2022

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Looking for the next step in your Finance career?

ASA Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Accounts/Payroll Assistant on behalf of a successful business based in Edinburgh.

Working as part of a compact finance team your responsibilities will include:

  • Creation, analysis and review of weekly client billing and profit reports and other ad-hoc related reports
  • Review and improvement of all billing and related reporting processes and procedures
  • Data Import and reconciliation routines
  • Balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Reconciliation of payroll control accounts
  • Accounting and business analysis and reporting and involvement in month end procedures
  • General accounting journals
  • Working closely with the Finance Manager for continual business process improvements
  • Responsibility for of all aspects of a small monthly payroll
  • Responsibility for management of IR35 Contractor workforce for income tax and VAT internal control purposes
  • Ad hoc duties within the team to support the operation of the business

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Previous accounts experience
  • A good working knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to work as part of a team as well as individually
  • A basic knowledge and understanding of payroll would be an advantage but not essential as training will be provided

In return the company are offering full training and support as well as a competitive salary with the scope to develop your career further within the business.

If you feel your skills and experience make you an ideal candidate for this role then please apply online.

ASA Recruitment is one of Scotland’s largest independent multi-sector recruitment agencies. We specialise in providing effective tailored solutions for permanent, contract and temporary employment requirements for our Clients and Candidates. We are members of the REC and are ISO certified.


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