Overview

Salary:£17,000 – £23,000 per annum, depending on experience. 
Hours:35 
Worktime:9.00am-5.00pm, days to be confirmed. 
Closing date:28/06/2021 

Job Duties:

McKinty Associates are pleased to be working on behalf of a well-established, award winning and growing accountancy practice with an immediate need for an experienced Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant to join their team.
This will be a remote position however the successful candidate will be required to travel to Edinburgh several times a year.
The main duties of the position include, but are not limited to;

Client bookkeeping and preparing VAT returns for a variety of clients.
Organising and controlling client records for processing through Xero.
Checking that Vat coding and bookkeeping allocations are correct.
Acting as the first point of contact for some clients, responding to client queries.
Help to deliver Xero training to clients and helping set Xero up for new clients.
Ad hoc duties as required.

Qualifications / Experience:

Essential eligibility criteria:
Previous experience in a similar role would be desirable.
Awareness of specific VAT rules for different industries (although training can be provided).
An IATI qualification (or equivalent).
Be proficient with relevant accounting packages (Xero, FreeAgent and QuickBooks).
Motivated and flexible attitude.
Have the ability to manage a busy and varied workload and meet deadlines.
Able to communicate to a high standard with clients and other staff.
Ability to liaise with clients across a range of sectors.

Application Method:

To apply for this role please forward your CV ASAP to Paul Coulter at paul@mckintyassociates.com or telephone 078 0384 3023 to discuss further. Employer Reference: PCONE030621

Other Information:

Applications for this role will be considered immediately with a view to placing the right individual ASAP, so please register your interest early. Please note, the opening may close in advance of advertised closing date – this is a guideline only.