£40,000 - £50,000 Plus bonus - Industry & Commerce - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 4260 Date Posted: Monday 18 Sep 2023

Company Accountant - Permanent Role

Our client is a well established retail business, based in Edinburgh. They have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Company Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will play an integral part in presenting meaningful MI to senior management, providing data analysis and making daily improvements where possible. They should have strong organisational skills, a strong attention to detail and be able to work in a confidential manner. The ideal candidate should have financial accounting experience, with experience of financial ERP systems and excellent Excel skills.

The successful candidate is expected to be an excellent team player and demonstrate culture and value alignment. They should have a positive attitude and will be capable of working at pace in a sometimes-dynamic environment. In addition to working from the office, this role offers the flexibility to work one day a week from home.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The preparation of statutory accounts
  • Month end review and reporting
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Completion of various month end balance sheet account reconciliations to specified deadlines
  • Preparation of VAT returns and HMRC payments
  • Coaching and assisting finance department team members
  • Working with key stakeholders regarding reporting, budgets, cash-flows and forecasts

Skills and Abilities:

  • Educated to degree level and hold a recognised UK accounting qualification (e.g., ICAS, ICAEW, CIPFA, CIMA, ACCA)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate and influence staff and managers at all levels
  • Strong planning and organising skills, with the ability to prioritise and multi-task in a constantly changing environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills with the confidence to make decisions and resolve problems
  • Ability to take ownership of your responsibilities

You should be confident in all of the above skills, but equally important is the right attitude, aptitude and fit for the team. The group has grown significantly in the last 5 years and for the right candidate there is significant opportunity for growth and development.

What you’ll get

The opportunity to play an important role in the next phase of development of this exciting, fast-growing business. Fulfilment of working in a fun and friendly team. Training and support in your ongoing career development. Experience of working with entrepreneurs and helping to make things happen.


£40,000 - £55,000 dependent on experience, with company benefits and a flexible working environment

Please contact Andrew Robinson for more information:

T: 07592203080

E: andrewrobinson@imultiplyresourcing.com

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