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ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT - Edinburgh

Job reference: BBBH11435
Type: Temporary
Consultant: Ian Greep
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Edinburgh
Start Date: 09-Jan-2019
Close Date: 06-Feb-2019
Specialism: Accounts Payable / Receivable / Billings
Sector: Accounting and Finance

Job description:

Do you have an accountancy degree or demonstrable experience as an accounts assistant and are looking for your next contract role?

If so then we may have the role for you. Our client; a global financial services company is looking for an Accounts Assistant to provide support in completing the day-to-day activities of their Operations department and performing a range of accountancy tasks.

This is initially a 6 month temporary contract based in Edinburgh.

Core requirements:

  • Degree/HNC/HND or equivalent (accounting, maths, business subjects preferred)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and also on own initiative
  • High motivation and enthusiasm
  • Willingness to learn
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable in a new environment
  • Competent with Microsoft Office programmes: Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Knowledge of the life and pensions or finance sector would be beneficial

Core responsibilities:

  • Perform reconciliations
  • Financial analysis
  • Banking
  • Checking of ledger balances
  • Accounts payable
  • Analysis of ledger balances
  • Ensure that the financial accounting controls are operating as planned
  • Identify accounting and finance anomalies, investigating and resolving issues where appropriate
  • Partnering with key stakeholders to reduce financial risks in relation to associated/key processes

Job reference: 11435

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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