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Bookkeeper

Get-Staffed

Edinburgh, Scotland
4 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
4 days ago

Bookkeeper

Our client is looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to join their team based in four shops in Dalkeith, Easter Road, Fairmilehead and Musselburgh. The firm is modern and forward-thinking and is part of the largest network of accountants who focus specifically on small businesses and individual taxpayers. Technical knowledge is essential, and they prefer candidates who have experience working in a practice environment or at least working with software such as Receipt Bank and QuickBooks, but what really matters is your attitude and commitment.

The role will be based across all four shops, giving you plenty of variety and the chance to get to know the whole team and a broad range of clients. The working hours will be 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday, but the client is also willing to consider Part Time options.

The role includes the following duties and the client is looking for people who have experience in:

  • Receipt Bank (now Dext Prepare), and QuickBooks cloud bookkeeping software
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Getting accounts to Trial Balance stage
  • Working with a portfolio of multiple clients and juggling priorities
  • Training clients on use of software

The firm is also in the process of moving some clients to Xero and whilst full training can be provided, experience with Xero software is desirable.

The ideal candidate will have worked in practice before and have at least two years' experience dealing with the above responsibilities. You must also have a strong customer service focus and be able to take meetings with clients as and when required (currently on Zoom). You should also have good people skills and a confident and friendly personality to help build strong relationships with the team and with clients.

You must have great attention to detail and be used to working on your own initiative whilst following established processes, with the ability to take ownership of your work and see things through to completion, including working unsupervised and to deadlines.

Ideally you will be qualified to at least AAT Level 3 or be working towards this, however if you feel you are qualified by experience we are happy to hear from you.

Our client is looking for an individual with a sense of ownership, a thirst for learning and with a growth mindset both personally and for the business.

In return, the business is offering:

  • Competitive salary which will be based on experience and qualification(s)
  • Total of 30 days holiday per year
  • Use of company pool car
  • Team away days and meals (when restrictions allow)
  • Career Progression Opportunities
  • Regular Training Opportunities

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Bookkeeper to join a dynamic firm of accountants which supports over 1,000 small business and individual clients in Edinburgh and the Lothians. All employees play a key role in the ongoing success and growth of the business. The closing date for applications is 26th March, with interviews taking place before the end of March. The start date will be based on the candidate's availability.

Please apply now via the company's dedicated recruitment portal.

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Assistant Accountant

Orange Recruitment

Livingston, Scotland
3 days ago
Livingston, Scotland
3 days ago

Assistant Accountant

Based: Livingston

Simply Solutions
 are an International provider of strategic facility management & workplace solutions.


We pride ourselves on challenging the fundamentals of our sector, creating a team of empowered, dedicated staff, who are focused on meeting and exceeding the requirements of our valued clients.


We are looking to appoint an experienced Assistant Accountant on a permanent basis.


Working in an ambitious, entrepreneurial, dynamic and driven environment, you will work closely with both the accounts team (of 3) and the wider business.


Given the nature of the business flexibility and a ‘can-do’ attitude are key qualities you will possess.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Operating / overseeing both the sales and purchase ledger.
  • Daily banking.
  • Resolving customer and supplier queries (where applicable).
  • Involvement with VAT returns and CIS scheme.
  • Assist in the monthly management accounts.
  • Assist with statutory reporting (including audit).
  • Ad-hoc duties. Being a small team, in a growing environment, this item is significant.


It would be advantageous to have the following background and skills:

  • Previous experience of working within an accounting department, ideally within a similar SME environment.
  • Professional qualification (advantageous).
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal combined with ability tailor to best suit the recipient.
  • Supervisory / mentoring skills.
  • Tenacity!
  • Good IT skills, Excel being essential, Xero would be beneficial.
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Tax Assistant

Vistry Homes Ltd

30+ days ago
30+ days ago

Vistry Group brings together the energy and talents of Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Vistry Partnerships (formerly Galliford Try Partnerships).

With developments from Northumberland to Cornwall and Cheshire to Norfolk, Vistry Group will be delivering around 12,000 homes a year across the country, this makes us one of the top five housebuilders in the UK.

We are a real powerhouse of a business with a focus on delivering for our people, our customers, our clients, our contractors and our shareholders.

 

In a Nutshell:

 

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant to join the Group Tax Team based at our Coleshill office.  This role will be primarily compliance focused and provide the opportunity to understand the compliance work for a large corporate.

The Assistant will support the Group Tax Team to ensure that we manage the groups tax risk by both undertaking compliance work and assisting the Tax Accountant, Senior Tax Manager and Head of Tax in supporting the wider business.

This role provides a great opportunity to further develop knowledge of the tax affairs for a large UK corporate and receive support for a career in tax whilst undertaking professional qualifications.

 

What we would like from you:

 

Key Responsibilities –

  • Assisting in the preparation of various tax compliance filings such as VAT, CIS and Corporate Tax and analysing data to support the required filings.
  • Assisting in the submission of tax filings to HMRC and management of the HMRC agent account.
  • Assisting the Tax Accountant, Senior Tax Manager and Head of Tax in dealing with tax queries from across the business.
  • Alongside the wider Team supporting with the implementation of a Tax Risk and Control Framework.
  • Assisting the Team in ensuring that the Tax DUG (Intranet) page is kept up to date and that all training material as part of the Tax Education Programme is consistently prepared and then published.
  • Liaising with other stakeholders across the business in order to collate information and data to support our tax filings.

Competencies –

  • A basic level of tax knowledge is required for this role and a desire to build a career in the tax function of a large corporate group.
  • We will consider candidates currently working in Industry or those wishing to move from Practice
  • GCSEs: Minimum pass of 4 or more (C and above) in 5 subjects, including Maths and English; A-Levels: Minimum of C’s in all 3 subjects
  • Whilst a degree would be beneficial it is not essential.
  • Strong IT skills and proficient in Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint etc.
  • Good analytical and organisation skills with an attention to detail.
  • Good communication skills
  • Team player
  • A desire to learn and develop from colleagues within the team

 

The Good Stuff:

 

Vistry Group is a fast paced and exciting place to work. We offer our employees multiple opportunities to learn, develop and nurture successful careers with us.

Some of our key benefits include…

  • Competitive salary and package
  • 28 days holiday plus the option to buy or sell up to 5 days
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Sharesave scheme
  • Company car, car allowance or travel allowance (role and geographic dependant)
  • Support with a professional membership

Inclusion and diversity are paramount to us within Vistry Group – we firmly believe that this culture nurtures stronger performances across the wider business. All of our applicants and employees are treated fairly and respectfully, regardless of any protected characteristic/s. If you require assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during your application process with us, then please do not hesitate to contact us  – we will always be happy to help.

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Accounts Payable Team Leader

Xylem

26 days ago
26 days ago

An industry leader with a global footprint, we are currently growing our Finance team and capabilities to better support our various divisions and subsidiaries in the UK and broader EU.

We need qualified, experienced and enthusiastic AP and AR professionals at various levels of seniority, to help us as we seek to assist all our stakeholders to align with strategic business goals and growth objectives, as well as better manage risk, financial performance and compliance requirements.

 

Roles are based in Nottingham.

Highly competitive remuneration and benefits packages.

 

About the Role

 

The AP Team Leader will be responsible for leading a team, driving process improvements and standardisation to meet internal and external service delivery expectations.   This individual reports to the Region Manager and is a strategic business partner providing support to the finance teams and other key stakeholders for the units assigned.

 

About the Ideal Candidate

 

In addition to being good at all the typical numbers stuff as well as highly analytical with exceptional attention to detail, we need finance professionals who are dedicated, enthusiastic, highly collaborative and good communicators.

People who are accountable, responsible and innovative thinkers and problem solvers, thrive in our organisation. We encourage continuous improvement and ongoing personal and professional development.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or a related field
  • 2 or more years’ relevant work experience
  • Experience working for a multinational company with IFRS, GAAP and SOX compliance is preferred.

Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

 

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com​.

 

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

           

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.
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Senior Legal Cashier

Page Personnel United Kingdom

Edinburgh, Scotland
6 days ago
Edinburgh, Scotland
6 days ago

An urgent vacancy has arisen with a leading law firm in Edinburgh city centre. The firm has a long established, prestigious name and there is an opportunity for a new Legal Cashier to come in and assist with managing the financial comings and goings of the company. Experience is essential and the company will offer an immediate start for the right person.

An experienced Legal Cashier ideally with process improvement and systems implementation experience

A highly competitive salary and generous benefits package

Our client is looking for a Legal Cashier

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Assistant Tax Advisor - Capital Allowances - Open to Flexible Working

EY

11 days ago
11 days ago
Assistant Tax Advisor - Capital Allowances - Open to Flexible Working Tax Requisition # UNI00FXC Post Date Feb 24, 2021 Our specialist Capital Allowances (CAs) professionals help our clients to optimise the tax relief available on capital expenditure incurred on property and fixed assets. They do this by combining the dual skills of both tax and surveying. This combination ensures that they not only understand the complex tax legislation, but also the practical aspects of construction, cost management and building technology. **The Opportunity** This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and ambitious individual to join EY’s specialist Capital Allowances team. The team help support and deliver pursuits and projects across all business sectors. This role will provide an opportunity to be involved in a fast growth part of the Business Tax Services team, working across the UK. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work with both clients and all of the EY local offices, providing a great opportunity to build and expand your corporate network. Our Assistant Tax Advisors are also supported in their professional studies, with a view to earning qualifications with the Association of Taxation Technicians, the Chartered Institute of Taxation or Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. **Key responsibilities of a CAs Assistant Tax Advisor:** Assistant Tax Advisors in our specialist team get involved in a wide range of activities to support the senior team members, and are given responsibility from day one, under the guidance of a Consultant, Manager or Senior Manager, for example: + Drafting capital allowances proposals and high-level feasibility exercises to determine the potential level of allowances available. + Reviewing legal documentation (such as sale and purchase, leasehold and contribution agreements) and the tax legislation to clarify a company's entitlement to claim capital allowances. + Liaising with the client and their advisors to obtain detailed construction cost information. + Analysing the relevant available documentation and supplement any deficiencies in details utilising our team's quantity surveying skills to arrive at defendable valuations. + Investigating asset lives and business requirements to assist with decision making of allocating qualifying expenditure to the appropriate capital allowances pool. + Measurement of technical drawings and floor plans, preparation of reinstatement cost estimates using industry pricing books and comparable data sources. + Assistance with business rates portfolio reviews and valuations. + Liaising with the client and their advisors to obtain full details of the energy efficient / environmentally friendly plant and machinery installed to identify assets that could qualify for an accelerated rate of relief. + Reviewing ground investigation and contamination reports to determine eligibility to claim land remediation relief. + Analysing whether expenditure incurred on repairs and dilapidations could be eligible for revenue deductions. + Drafting capital allowances reports detailing the various categories of allowances identified. + Researching and responding to tax technical queries from the wider tax practice. + Preparation of technical updates to clients and the wider tax practice following changes to the capital allowances legislation. + Drafting technical responses to queries raised by HM Revenue & Customs into our clients’ claims. + Building and maintaining productive working relationship with clients and providing high levels of client service. **Skills and Experience required for the role of Assistant Tax Advisor** + Previous work experience of Capital Allowances is not required. + Strong technical skills and keen to develop further. + Sound working knowledge of MS Excel. Additional or advanced technology skills are welcomed. + Good project management skills, capable of planning and prioritising work whilst meeting all deadlines. + Ability to solve problems creatively and pragmatically and willing to proactively suggest ideas. + Team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly. + Outgoing with good relationship skills and the ability to deliver quality output. + Excellent communicator in range of situations both written and oral. + Relationship management skills with ability to manage client expectations. **\#HappyToTalkFlexibleWorking** .
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Accounts Assistant

Artemis Clarke

8 days ago
8 days ago

Job title:          Accounts Assistant

Package:         £20,000 (plus study)

Location:         North Bristol

Reporting to: Senior Accounts Assistant

Job Type:         Full time, Permanent

 

About our Client 

 

Our client is a rapidly growing accountancy practice based in North East Bristol, whose client portfolio comprises growing SMEs across the country ranging from start-ups to much larger groups of companies. 

  

They enjoy a relaxed working environment where everyone is focused on continuing to develop the business through a combination of excellent client service and the application of the latest cloud accounting technology.  

  

Due to their continued success and growth, they are now looking to recruit a part qualified accountant with accountancy practice experience who has ambitions to work in an entrepreneurial environment.   

 

Job Description

 

This is a role for someone who is organised, has great attention to detail and enjoys processing accounting transactions. Study support will be provided should you wish to progress your accountancy career.

 

In your new and varied role, you will:

 

  • Maintain client bookkeeping and records on Xero
  • Look after your client’s bank reconciliations
  • Assist with the processing of payroll and expenses
  • Raise sales invoices and process purchase invoices
  • Prepare month end journals including accruals and prepayments
  • Review client fixed asset registers and deal with depreciation treatment
  • Assist with the preparation of VAT returns, agreeing them with clients and submitting to HMRC using Xero
  • Assist with the preparation of limited company year-end accounts and associated corporation tax returns using TaxCalc
  • Provide advice and assistance to clients on an ad-hoc basis in relation to their companies
  • Assist with client set-up on Xero and Receiptbank

 

The Successful Applicant 

 

You will be an ambitious part qualified accountant, ideally with experience of working in an accountancy practice. 

 

Requirements include: 

 

  • AAT 3 or above 
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Xero (preferable)
  • Payroll/RTI and CIS experience advantageous 
  • An inquiring analytical mind and ability to work under own initiative  
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Planning and time management 
  • Ability to drive to client premises 

 

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Accounts Payable Analyst

Xylem

26 days ago
26 days ago

An industry leader with a global footprint, we are currently growing our Finance team and capabilities to better support our various divisions and subsidiaries in the UK and broader EU.

We need qualified, experienced and enthusiastic AP and AR professionals at various levels of seniority, to help us as we seek to assist all our stakeholders to align with strategic business goals and growth objectives, as well as better manage risk, financial performance and compliance requirements.

Roles are based in Nottingham.
Highly competitive remuneration and benefits packages.


About the Role

The AP Analyst plays a critical role in the day to day activities of the AP team, supporting the business by ensuring transactions are processed in line with standard operating procedures and delivering high levels of customer service.  This individual reports to the AP Team Leader and will work closely with finance team members, Procurement and other key stakeholders of the assigned units. 

 

About the Ideal Candidate

In addition to being good at all the typical numbers stuff as well as highly analytical with exceptional attention to detail, we need finance professionals who are dedicated, enthusiastic, highly collaborative and good communicators.

People who are accountable, responsible and innovative thinkers and problem solvers, thrive in our organisation. We encourage continuous improvement and ongoing personal and professional development.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Management or a related field
  • 2 or more years’ relevant work experience
  • Fluent written and spoken English essential
  • Experience working for a multinational company with IFRS, GAAP and SOX compliance is preferred.

Xylem |ˈzīləm|

1) The tissue in plants that brings water upward from the roots;

2) a leading global water technology company.

Xylem, a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, is the leading global provider of efficient, innovative and sustainable water technologies improving the way water is used, managed, conserved and re-used. Our international team is unified in a common purpose: creating advanced technology and other trusted solutions to solve the world’s water challenges. We are committed to creating an organization of inclusion and diversity, where everyone feels involved, respected, valued and connected, and where everyone is free to bring their authentic selves and ideas.

If you are excited and passionate about helping us #letssolvewater, we want to hear from you! For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com​.

We Offer You More Than Just “A Job”

           

  • Professional Development – To advance the capabilities of our people, we offer a wide variety of experiences to support our employees’ professional growth and continuous learning.
  • Total Rewards – We offer comprehensive programs for compensation, benefits, recognition, learning and development, work-life integration and corporate citizenship.
  • Watermark – Watermark is our corporate social responsibility program working to provide education and access to safe water to ensure healthy lives, gender equality, and resilient communities. Employees have the opportunity to learn and volunteer on various water-related projects.
  • Employee Networks – Our Employee Networks provide a professional, supportive network for employees from diverse backgrounds, including Women’s, LGBT+ and Allies, Veteran’s, People of Color and Allies, Emerging Leaders, and Working Parents Networks.

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

4 days ago

Description

Bookkeeper

Our client is looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to join their team based in four shops in Dalkeith, Easter Road, Fairmilehead and Musselburgh. The firm is modern and forward-thinking and is part of the largest network of accountants who focus specifically on small businesses and individual taxpayers. Technical knowledge is essential, and they prefer candidates who have experience working in a practice environment or at least working with software such as Receipt Bank and QuickBooks, but what really matters is your attitude and commitment.

The role will be based across all four shops, giving you plenty of variety and the chance to get to know the whole team and a broad range of clients. The working hours will be 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday, but the client is also willing to consider Part Time options.

The role includes the following duties and the client is looking for people who have experience in:

  • Receipt Bank (now Dext Prepare), and QuickBooks cloud bookkeeping software
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Getting accounts to Trial Balance stage
  • Working with a portfolio of multiple clients and juggling priorities
  • Training clients on use of software

The firm is also in the process of moving some clients to Xero and whilst full training can be provided, experience with Xero software is desirable.

The ideal candidate will have worked in practice before and have at least two years' experience dealing with the above responsibilities. You must also have a strong customer service focus and be able to take meetings with clients as and when required (currently on Zoom). You should also have good people skills and a confident and friendly personality to help build strong relationships with the team and with clients.

You must have great attention to detail and be used to working on your own initiative whilst following established processes, with the ability to take ownership of your work and see things through to completion, including working unsupervised and to deadlines.

Ideally you will be qualified to at least AAT Level 3 or be working towards this, however if you feel you are qualified by experience we are happy to hear from you.

Our client is looking for an individual with a sense of ownership, a thirst for learning and with a growth mindset both personally and for the business.

In return, the business is offering:

  • Competitive salary which will be based on experience and qualification(s)
  • Total of 30 days holiday per year
  • Use of company pool car
  • Team away days and meals (when restrictions allow)
  • Career Progression Opportunities
  • Regular Training Opportunities

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Bookkeeper to join a dynamic firm of accountants which supports over 1,000 small business and individual clients in Edinburgh and the Lothians. All employees play a key role in the ongoing success and growth of the business. The closing date for applications is 26th March, with interviews taking place before the end of March. The start date will be based on the candidate's availability.

Please apply now via the company's dedicated recruitment portal.