Accounts Assistant - Practice

Rosslyn Associates is a fast growing owner-managed modern accountancy firm which specialises in business advisory work and tax planning. We strongly believe in the principle of going above and beyond for our clients. We are based in a beautiful parkland setting in Midlothian, on the outskirts of Edinburgh, and are now looking to recruit an accountancy professional who is able to work with little to no supervision and would welcome the opportunity to develop their own position within the business.

If you are frustrated by your current work situation and are looking for a role with more responsibility and flexibility, then we would like to hear from you.

Why should you apply for the role?

  • Opportunity to develop your career
  • Have flexibility with work hours and the opportunity to work from home occasionally
  • Be part of a friendly, client focused environment
  • Work in beautiful surroundings

General Duties:

  • Preparation of accounts for sole-traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Bookkeeping and VAT return preparation and review
  • Tax return preparation
  • Payroll experience helpful but not essential
  • Reporting to the Client Manager

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of 1 years general practice experience, preparing accounts for a wide variety of clients
  • Confident approach to develop client relationships and build rapport with the team
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Experience of using bookkeeping packages such as FreeAgent and Xero
  • Great attention to detail, pro-active and organised
  • A commitment to getting the job done
  • A high level of empathy and a sense of humour


  • Your salary and package will start £16,000 - £22,000 per annum

Please click the "Apply Now" button on the right to begin our on-line application process which will take approximately 20-30 minutes to complete. You will be required to attach your CV during this process, and may also attach a covering letter if you wish.

Good luck!


Salary £16,000 to £22,000 per annum Depending on experience

Status Permanent

Type Full time

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Location The Clock Tower, Bush House Cottages
Edinburgh Technopole
Milton Bridge
EH26 0BA