Accountancy Practice - Accounts Assistant/Assistant Accountant/Bookkeeper
Ref: 3454 Date Posted: Tuesday 27 Jul 2021
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Accounts Assistant 


up to £26k plus study support (ACCA/ICAS)


iMultiply Resourcing are delighted to be engaged on the position of Accounts Assistant based in Edinburgh city centre.

The Company

A modern, ambitious and forward thinking mid-tier firm with an excellent reputation on the market for providing an excellent level of service to clients. The Practice has grown significantly in recent years and constantly on the lookout for ways to develop and enhance the business.

The Role

The position of Accounts Assistant will ideally suit a candidate with experience in Accounts ideally from a practice background although candidates from industry will be considered. The role will involve assisting in the management a small team and the ideal candidate should be an individual who enjoys developing, coaching and nurturing junior staff members. The position offers excellent progression long term for the right individual. 

On Offer

The role of Accounts Assistant will offer a competitive salary up to £26,000 P.A., agile working, full study support and an excellent benefits package. The Firm’s offices are based in Edinburgh city centre and are easily accessible via public transport.

You will be involved in but not restricted to the following duties:

  • Preparation of management and annual accounts for a variety of clients including Limited Companies, Sole Traders, Partnerships, LLP, Trusts and Charities. The clients operate in a wide range of sectors including farming, landed estates, professionals, service industries, SMEs and high net worth individuals
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Liaison and communication with Managers and Partners
  • Completion of work to agreed timescales and budgets
  • Assisting with bookkeeping for clients including processing invoices and bank transactions on accounting software and reconciling bank accounts


  • Have 2 years’ experience working in a similar Accounts Assistant role within a Public Practice firm (preferred)
  • Experience of audits (preferred)
  • Experience of preparing accounts to trial balance stage or review stage
  • Ideally, you will have experience of cloud accounting software such as Xero and Sage 
  • Excellent communication skills will be required, and you must be comfortable liaising with client personnel

If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail, get in touch with Carla Heron at the iMultiply office in Glasgow, or alternatively you can call 07539 515 892.