Accounts Assistant – Aberdeen


We have a vacancy for an experienced Accounts Assistant within our Accounting & Business Solutions department.  The role 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:

  • Prepare annual accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Prepare and examine accounts for small charities
  • Prepare management accounts from client cashbooks and liaise with clients, as necessary
  • Prepare VAT returns
  • Attend and work at client premises, as necessary
  • Establish a professional and confident working relationship with clients, dealing with telephone enquiries in a timely manner, escalating queries as appropriate, in order to maintain the Firm’s reputation and business opportunities

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 the equivalent level essential
  • Advanced accounts preparation experience and skills, preferably within professional practice.
  • Good numerical and data analysis skills.
  • Familiar with cloud accounting packages including Xero and QBO.
  • 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 a 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

Apply: To apply, please email your full CV and covering letter FAO Roz Tippett – hr@hlca.co.uk


MHA Henderson Loggie is an Equal Opportunities Employer