Accounts Assistant, Full-time | Edinburgh

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Job Title: Accounts Assistant

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Competitive Salary

Location: Rural Centre, West Mains, Ingliston, Edinburgh, EH28 8LT


Our Company

Davidson and Robertson have been adding value to land based businesses by providing high quality independent advice and best service, since 1891. Our progressive firm of Rural Surveyors and Consultants, now have 6 offices through Scotland and Northern England, looking to expand further within the next few years.


The Role

To support the Financial Controller to deliver outstanding accounting support to the company.



  • Transactional processing duties including posting and raising invoices, etc
  • Process business expenses
  • Assist with office banking and processing, Including
    • Reconciling bank balances and statements.
    • Verify bank deposits.
    • Taking credit/debit card payments over the telephone.
    • Moving money from office account to client account in line with RICS account rules where required.
    • Ensure internal cheque and payment requests are reviewed, authorised and processed timeously and accurately.
    • Inputting of payments onto the company’s internet banking platform.
    • Stopping and cancelling  out of date cheques.
  • Working on the daily accounts payable invoices and recharges received and dealing with any exceptions.
  • Prepare reports, spreadsheets using excel and maintain files.
  • Supporting the monthly management accounts production.
  • Support Financial Controller in preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports.
  • Enhance skills by attending training as required.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of relevant rules and regulations including HMRC, RICS and Anti-Money Laundering regulations.
  • Comply with D&R IT and Data Protection policies and procedures.
  • Understand and adhere to QMS process and support a continuous development culture.
  • Maintaining a high level of confidentiality and professionalism when dealing with clients and colleagues.
  • Any other relevant duties.


Job Specification

  • Numerate.
  • Organised and able to prioritise workload.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Positive, proactive and flexible approach.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Must be a team player but also use own initiative.
  • Must be able to cope with routine tasks.
  • Dependable – team can rely on job holder to produce work to deadlines.
  • Enthusiasm to do a good job.
  • Confidential and trustworthy.


Job Type




  • Free parking
  • On-site parking



Monday to Friday


Work Location

In person


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