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Accountant - Xero - Edinburgh

£Up to £36,000 (DOE) - Accountancy
Ref: 4325 Date Posted: Monday 25 Mar 2019
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As a result of continued expansion, Lusona’s client – a small accountancy business in Edinburgh – is now looking to hire an accountant with good experience of Xero to join their close-knit team.

Reporting to the Director, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive financial support to an existing portfolio of clients from hospitality and IT sectors. The business has built strong, trusted client relationships and offer a range of services including bookkeeping, annual accounts, management accounts and cashflow forecasting. It is envisaged that this role will also evolve as the client base continues to grow.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Preparing monthly management accounts
  • Compiling accurate financial statements
  • Regular supplier and bank reconciliations
  • VAT returns
  • Weekly KPI information
  • Filing returns at Companies House
  • Regular liaison with third parties including auditors, banks, etc.
  • Regular use of online accountancy software including Xero and Receiptbank

You will be an experienced Accountant (qualified, part-qualified or Qualified-by-Experience) with a minimum of 4-5 years’ experience within general practice or the in-house accounts function of an SME. You must be proficient in the use of Xero and possess excellent organisational and communication skills. There will be regular travel required to client sites in Edinburgh and Fife so access to a car would be essential.

Salary up to £36,000 (DOE) This position can be offered on a full time or part time basis and would suit a self-starter with strong attention to detail. For more information please contact Lynsey Kerr on (0)131 530 4333 or