Accounting Assistant

Company: Aston Carter
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Industry: Accountancy, Accounting
Rate: £13.00 - £14.00 per hour
Job Type: Contract (6)
ID: JG061218
Posted: 04 Jan 2019

Accounting Assistant Job Description:

Our client is a global asset management firm based in Edinburgh and due to increase in demand, they're looking to attract the skills of an accounting assistant for an initial six month period.

Top 3 Requirements

Strong Microsoft Excel proficiency - Run queries and manage large volumes of data

Experience handling invoices or client billings

Financial Services Experience

Day to day expectations of the successful candidates

Daily checking and oversight of off-shored activities to India, which include:

  • Reviewing client invoices and supporting files to ensure accuracy and that procedures have been correctly followed prior to issuing these to clients

  • Checking and approving instructions to debit clients' funds for fees invoiced

  • Oversight testing

  • Supporting aged reporting and escalation to local business

  • Reviewing certain set up processes

  • General Admin

  • Query resolution

  • Reporting

  • Ad-hoc work to support the Billings & Receivables manager
The successful candidate must have strong communication skills and the ability to work to tight deadlines. This is a great opportunity for someone to join a leading Asset Management organisation and to join a highly productive and engaged team.

Allegis Group Limited operates as an Employment Business and Employment Agency as set out in the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003. It is a company within the Allegis group of companies, the fourth largest staffing group in the world, (collectively referred to as the "Allegis Group"). TEKsystems, Aston Carter and Aerotek are trading names of Allegis Group Limited. If you apply, your personal data will be processed as described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice available at Please note when you give us your data, we will share it within Allegis Group and this involves the transfer of such data outside the European Economic Area, subject to the protections described in the Allegis Group Online Privacy Notice.

Required Skills:

Accounting, Financial Services, Accounting Platforms, Payable, Recievable

About Aston Carter:

Aston Carter has grown to become a preeminent global provider of top talent to businesses requiring highly specialised professionals focusing on Accounting & Finance, Change & Transformation, Compliance, Management Consulting, Operations and Risk & Regulation. Aston Carter’s global reach extends to 16 countries across Europe, Asia and North America – each with a firm focus on the core values that made Aston Carter the company it is today: Commitment, Character & Trust, Relationships, and A Passion for Excellence.

Contact Information:

James Gow

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