Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper, Glasgow

Roles & Responsibilities


SPS is looking for an induvial to join our accounts department bringing bookkeeping experience to a busy compact team, working from Glasgow City Centre

Duties include


  • Processing supplier payments
  • Processing income receipts
  • Raising consolidated invoices as and when required
  • Investigating and resolving queries on supplier payments or customer invoices
  • Daily cash book updates
  • Data entry into Sage any version but 200 is preferred
  • Preparing financial statement showing business income and expenditure
  • Reporting and recoding inconsistencies to assist the Head of Finance with their accounts preparation and weekly reporting
  • Weekly Bank reconciliation Completing VAT returns
  • Assistance with the preparation of financial reports such as P&L, balance sheet
  • Preparing and assisting the Head of Finance with project P&L
  • Managing fuel, employee expenses and business expenses
  • Preparation, processing and management of payroll
  • Working to weekly deadlines
  • Accessing customer portals to confirm payments received and in order to allocate payments
  • Liaising with customers and suppliers if and when there are issues with jobs, but supported by the teams raising the invoices
  • Assisting the Head of Finance and Managing Director with quarterly and annual budget preparation
  • Helping with finance duties, supporting the Head of Finance in the preparation of annual accounts

Attributes for this person could include


  • Previous bookkeeping experience
  • Good organisation skills
  • Aptitude to handling different systems
  • Sage 200 is important
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience of working to deadlines
  • Team player but comfortable working on their own under direction from the Head of Finance
  • Meeting daily task sheet, and managing next day work if a busy day was experienced
  • Comfortable with simple problem solving, investigation and invoice resolution either with supplier or customer invoices
  • Completing minor investigations to ensure that an invoice is correct for processing


  • Monday to Friday working, starting at 8am through to 5pm
  • 20 days Holiday plus Statutory Holidays, calculated pro rata
  • City Centre location
  • Excellent working conditions

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