Trainee Bookkeeper and Digital Solutions Assistant

An opportunity has arisen for a Trainee Bookkeeper and Digital Solutions Assistant within our Accounting and Business Solutions team in Aberdeen. 

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join our forward-thinking team to train as a bookkeeper and gain valuable practical experience in both desktop and cloud-based accounting software as well as general office skills.

This is a varied role which will provide the successful candidate with appropriate training to develop their accountancy knowledge and gain accreditation in the various software solutions offered to our clients.


Duties include:

  • Processing bookkeeping entries on client systems
  • Control account reconciliations
  • Processing month-end accounting adjustments
  • Completion of client VAT returns
  • Work towards certification in many of the software solutions that we offer to our clients
  • Provide first-line support and work with more experienced staff to resolve complex issues
  • You will also be expected to assist experienced members of the team with the setup, training and implementation of software solutions for our clients

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Educated to Higher Grade with passes in Maths and English preferable.  
  • You will be able to demonstrate a genuine desire to train as a bookkeeper, whilst accepting the administrative responsibilities of the role,
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and have a “can-do” approach to your work. 
  • You will be organised, have strong communication skills and be able to multitask when dealing with more than one client or project. 
  • Strong IT skills (Office 365 including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) are 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