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Assistant Accountant

Location: Glasgow

Salary: £21,000 - £23,000

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 169203

We’re looking for an Assistant Accountant to join a highly successful renewable energy company based in Glasgow.

Reporting to the Group Finance Manager, you will be part of the team providing efficient financial processing within the organisation. You will also provide operational support to the finance team.

If you have experience in a similar role and want to embark on the next phase of your career, this is a fantastic opportunity to showcase and develop your skills.


  • Reviewing and approving all Purchase Orders on E-requisition system, ensuring accuracy of transactional processing

  • Process supplier invoices accurately and on a timely basis and reconcile supplier statements as received

  • Ensure weekly payment runs to suppliers are undertaken and exporting payment details from Sage to Barclays Banking System for processing

  • Credit control activities, chasing outstanding balances and ensuring invoices are paid to the agreed specification

  • Processing company credit card transactions, analysing VAT elements of individual transactions and ensuring appropriate receipts are obtained for all transactions

  • Preparation of month-end journals in line with month-end timetable

  • Production of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, including bank reconciliations, ensuring all balances are fully investigated and reconciled

  • Assist with production of Profit and Loss analysis for key stakeholders throughout the business


About You:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Sage 200 is desirable

  • Attention to detail

  • 2-3 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Team player who can work with colleagues effectively across all levels

If you’re interested in this role, send across your CV.