Assistant Accountant - 12 month contract NJ/47562 | Eden Scott

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Assistant Accountant - 12 month contract

  • Aberdeenshire
  • £25000 - £34000 per annum + DOE Excellent Benefits Package
  • Contract

We are looking for a full-time engaging and driven colleague to join our client to cover a 12-13 month maternity leave period as part of a fast-paced growing fabrication company. This is a great opportunity for an individual who is keen to develop a varied career within an Accounts function and be part of a friendly and supportive working environment.

Responsibilities include:

Management of the sales ledger, including all sales invoicing and job closures, client queries, credit control management and assisting the Financial Controller with cash flow projections.

Management of the purchase ledger, including all purchase invoice processing, overview of compliance on the purchase order system, supplier reconciliations, payment run scheduling.

Preparing bank reconciliations and ensuring clearance of outstanding bank transactions within deadlines.

Balance sheet reconciliations monthly.

Maintain fixed asset registers monthly.

Provide holiday and sick leave cover for the Payroll Administrator as required to process weekly and monthly payroll requirements.

Assist Financial Controller with month end reporting requirements.

Work alongside the wider team on any financial aspects of ongoing business projects

The ideal candidate will have:

3 years minimum in a similar role

Excellent time management

Strong experience in both purchase and sales ledger

Experience working with Xero accounts desired but not necessary

Proficient in Excel

Ability to hold and process highly confidential information in the upmost classified manner

Outstanding communication skills

Can confidently work independently as well as part of a team

Part-qualified preferred but not essential

Can demonstrate the ability to work in a fast paced, energetic environment

What's on offer:

Salary £25,000 -£34,000 dependent on capability & potential.


Private Healthcare

Cash Plan

Income Protection

Critical Illness Cover

Authentic and supportive working culture

Please click on the link to apply or send your updated CV to

Nicky Johnston
Point of contact
Nicky Johnston
Senior Consultant
01224 965503

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