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Your new company

This is the opportunity to join an excellent independent accountancy firm based in Edinburgh. The firm have a friendly, supportive, culture with an attractive approach to work-life balance and are keen to onboard a bookkeeper to join their team. The firm themselves offer a range of services including Business Services, Accounts and Tax and boast an interesting and varied client base. The firm place a strong emphasis on staff wellbeing and are keen to provide all staff with sustainable working hours and good work/life balance offering an early finish every Friday alongside hybrid and flexible working arrangements.

Your new role

In your new role, you will be responsible for assisting the Business Services department with basic bookkeeping duties including the preparation and submission of VAT returns, assisting clients with software support issues relating to Sage and Xero and other ad hoc duties where necessary. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to assist the wider team with accounts preparation in busy periods, allowing for excellent career development opportunities.

What you'll need to succeed

The ideal candidate will have experience in a similar role working in a practice environment. The ideal candidate will have excellent knowledge of both Sage and Xero, posses strong bookkeeping capabilities and be comfortable carrying out client-facing work. The successful candidate will be able to work well as part of a team, have excellent written and verbal communication and have a strong work ethic, attitude and willingness to learn.

What you'll get in return

Alongside a competitive salary and excellent career progression opportunities, the role offers benefits including:

  • A compressed 34.5 hour week for full-time staff over 4.5 days (early finish on a Friday)
  • A strong emphasis on work/life balance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Discretionary bonus schemes
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • The opportunity to work from home on a hybrid working model

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.

If this job isn't quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion about your career.

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