Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper


MHA Henderson Loggie is a key Scottish independent firm of accountants and business advisers, with offices in Aberdeen, Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow. 

We have two vacancies for experienced Accounts Assistants (one of which will have bookkeeping responsibilities too) within our Accounting and Business Solutions department based in Dundee.  These roles will provide operational support to the Managers/Partners in the provision of accountancy services on behalf of a mixed portfolio of clients, including the preparation of accounts and corporation tax computations.


Duties include:

  • General accounting and bookkeeping work for a range of clients
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Processing of year end journal entries to clients’ accounting systems
  • Prepare annual accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Prepare and examine or audit accounts for small charities
  • Prepare management accounts from client cashbooks and liaise with clients, as necessary
  • Attend and work at client premises, as necessary
  • Establish a professional and confident working relationship with clients, dealing with telephone enquiries timeously, escalating queries as appropriate, in order to enhance the Firm’s reputation and business opportunities
  • General departmental administration duties

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Educated to Higher grade (A to C passes) or equivalent
  • HND, AAT or ACCA part-qualified or breadth of knowledge to equivalent level essential
  • Advanced accounts preparation experience and skills, preferably within a professional practice.
  • Good numerical and data analysis skills
  • Must be able to build effective relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels from a variety of sectors
  • Client driven and commercially aware
  • Organised with the ability to cope with multiple responsibilities within tight deadlines
  • Sound technical knowledge with proactive approach to CPD
  • Must be able to demonstrate a commitment to high standards of both personal and professional performance with the ability to take ownership of tasks
  • Computer literate with experience of accounts production software desirable

What you can expect:

  • A competitive salary
  • 31 days holiday per year
  • Holiday buy and sell scheme
  • Continuous training and support
  • Life Insurance
  • Generous pension contribution
  • Perkbox

To apply, please submit your Covering Letter and CV to Roz Tippett.  Email hr@hlca.co.uk


MHA Henderson Loggie is an Equal Opportunities Employer