Accounts Assistant

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Accounting, Admin, Secretarial
£16,000 to £16,000 per annum
Salary Description:
Circa £16,000 per annum
Job Ref:

Accounts Assistant – Maternity cover – 1 year fixed term – Full Time

LOCATION: Jedburgh, Roxburghshire 


COMPANY: Our client, based in Jedburgh is a global, internationally renowned organisation with first-class reputation in the manufacture of high quality precision measuring instruments, hand tools, bandsaws, hacksaws and holesaws.

SALARY: Circa £16,000 per annum

Other benefits to include:

• Group bonus scheme
• 33 days annual leave per annum (FTE)
• Life assurance
• Contributory pension
• Comprehensive training and development


THE ROLE We are currently recruiting for an Accounts Assistant to join our busy finance team based at our Jedburgh facility, to cover maternity leave.

The role reports directly to the Financial Accountant and is a fixed term contract for 1 year.

The Accounts Assistant will be expected to maintain and reconcile cash books, bank accounts, and payables and receivables ledgers. The role will also involve Intrastat submissions, preparation of VAT returns as well as day to day general accounting duties. There will be some involvement with payroll on an ad hoc basis to cover annual leave etc.

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate will have excellent numeracy and computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Excel. Although not essential, the candidate will preferably have some previous experience of working within a similar role however in house training will be provided as required. You will also demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, along with a proven track record of adhering to deadlines, whilst maintaining high levels of accuracy and attention to detail at all times.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience for the Accounts Assistant:

• Must live within a commutable distance of the Jedburgh area
• It is essential that you have a good understanding on Microsoft Excel
Does this sound like you? If yes and you would like to apply for the Accounts Assistant position based in Jedburgh then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps.

Contact Details:
Tel: 01733 427 182
Contact: Glenn Jones

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