Denholm Associates have partnered with the Royal Society of Edinburgh to hire an experienced and ambitious Accountant to join the team as Assistant Finance Officer. The successful candidate will benefit from career progression, a generous holiday and benefits package, as well as hybrid working.
They are looking for a driven and experienced individual to work closely with the Financial Controller to ensure the smooth running of the finance function and to maintain financial controls.
You will hold responsibility for providing financial support to the wider finance team including purchase ledger, sales ledger, invoicing, managing payments, bank reconciliations and supporting month-end.
Other responsibilities within the role include managing the accounts inbox and communicating with universities to support with financial queries, statements, and financial information for awards and grants, processing expenses and managing employee credit card statements.
You will be a strong communicator who has the ability to build effective working relationships with the wider finance team and key stakeholders to provide regular support with financial queries.
You will ideally be degree qualified or equivalent within accounting or bookkeeping. Experience of working in a Finance department within an accounting or bookkeeping role is essential for this position. Knowledge and experience of SAGE and Excel is advantageous. You will bring strong communication and organisational skills to the role with experience of meeting deadlines. Study support will be provided if required.
This is a unique opportunity to work with a highly-regarded historic organisation that supports the wellbeing of Scotland and its contribution to the global community.