Assistant Accountant – AWD online – Kilmarnock

AWD online


We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an Assistant Accountant who has a logical and analytical approach to their duties with previous accounting experience working within a busy Finance Department.

Working as the Assistant Accountant you will be required to support the financial operations of the company by performing a range of accounting duties and supporting the Finance Manager

As the Assistant Accountant you will need intermediate or advanced Microsoft Office / 365, MS Word and Advanced MS Excel skills with the ability to work to a high level of accuracy within a busy finance team.


If this job looks like your ideal position, then please send in your CV as soon as possible for our Recruitment Team to review.


Your duties as an Assistant Accountant will include:

  • Purchase Ledger management, including posting invoices, and processing them for payment
  • Register Overdue Accounts
  • Set up new suppliers on Coins
  • Sales invoicing
  • Employee expense processing
  • Cashbook entries
  • Enter financial transactions into internal databases
  • Reconcile invoices and identify discrepancies
  • Bank account reconciliations
  • Constant contact with the suppliers to review the statements
  • Present data as and when required
  • Assist with internal & external audit
  • Scan and file various documents
  • Ensure that all documents are appropriately organised

    This position is ideal for an Accounting Technician studying towards their AAT qualifications or a Part-Qualified Accountant. The company will also consider candidates who have commercial experience working within an Accounting / Finance Team looking to progress their career.

    Other skills and experience include:

  • Intermediate (minimum) skill level in Microsoft Office, Word and Advanced Excel
  • National 5 (N5) / GCSE’s Maths and English (or equivalent)
  • Previous accounting experience
  • Knowledge of SAGE X3 is essential
  • Team working skills
  • Able to work under pressure and deliver results to a defined deadline
  • Logical and analytical
  • Can-do attitude, self-motivated
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information
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