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Accounts Assistant - Edinburgh

£22,000 - 25,000
Ref: 166 Date Posted: Saturday 07 Oct 2017

Dickson Lewis are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join an established medium tier accountancy practice based in central Edinburgh.

The role offers a fantastic opportunity to work on a large and varied client base and offers excellent support and progression opportunities.


Service a varied portfolio of clients 

Preparation of managements accounts 

Preparation of final accounts for clients including sole traders, partnerships and limited companies 

Responsible for the preparation and submission of VAT returns 

Build and maintain relationships with clients  


Accountancy practice experience is advantageous but not necessary 

Able to meet strict deadlines and work under pressure 

Good knowledge of Sage and or Xero

Ability to not only produce accounts but analyse figures in a meaningful way 

Excellent technical skills with attention to detail 

Good communicator with the ability to build customer relations

Ideally you will be part ACCA / CIMA qualified or qualified by experience, study support will also be on offer.

If you feel you have the relevant experience and skills for this role or know anyone who does please apply or get in touch to discuss this further.