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Blyth Accountants
GlasgowHybrid work
From £26,500 a year - Permanent, Part-time

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  • From £26,500 a year

Job type

  • Part-time
  • Permanent

Shift and schedule

  • No weekends
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

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  • Additional leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work from home

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About the Company

Blyth Accountants is a well-established and respected accountancy firm based in Glasgow, offering a range of accounting and business advisory services. We pride ourselves on delivering exceptional financial guidance and a personalised service to our clients. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Assistant Accountant to enhance our team's capabilities and to join our dynamic team.

Job Description

As an Assistant Accountant, you will play a crucial role in supporting our accounting department by managing daily accounting tasks with various tasks, including but not limited to processing transactions, maintaining financial records, and preparing reports. This position requires a commitment to maintaining accurate and timely financial information. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in accounting principles and able to work comfortably with numbers and attention to detail. This role is a part-time position, mainly home-based with the requirement to regularly travel into our Glasgow City base for staff and client meetings.


  • Reconcile bank statements and balance sheet accounts.
  • Support month-end and year-end close processes.
  • Process client weekly, fortnightly, and monthly payrolls and pensions.
  • Assist in the preparation and filing of VAT returns and personal tax returns.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all financial data.
  • Maintain accurate financial records and documentation in compliance with applicable standards and regulations.
  • Assist with the preparation of client financial statements, including profit and loss accounts, budgets, cash flows, variance analysis, and commentaries.


  • At least 2 years proven experience as an Assistant Accountant or similar role.
  • Strong understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles.
  • Excellent understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices.
  • Proficiency with accounting and bookkeeping software (IRIS, Xero, etc.), and excellent knowledge of MS Office.
  • Excellent with numbers and figures and an analytical acumen, possessing a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • BSc/Ba in accounting, business, finance, or relevant field.
  • Working towards final stage of professional exams with ICAS, ACCA or CIMA, preferred.


  • Competitive salary package.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Supportive team environment.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Hybrid working pattern.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit a CV and a cover letter when applying via Indeed, detailing their relevant qualifications and experience.

Deadline for Applications: 29th July 2024

Blyth Accountants value diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff.

We look forward to receiving your application and potentially having you join our esteemed team.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent

Pay: From £26,500.00 per year

Expected hours: No more than 21 per week


  • Additional leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Work from home


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends


  • Bachelor's (preferred)


  • accounting: 2 years (required)


  • professional membership to ACCA, ICAS OR CIMA, or equivalent (preferred)

Work Location: Hybrid remote in Glasgow

Reference ID: BLY01/150724/ACC
Expected start date: 02/09/2024

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