Apex Scotland
Apex Scotland

Charity registered in Scotland SC023879

We are the specialist organisation which for over 25 years has contributed to a safer Scotland by working with people with criminal convictions or at risk of committing offences to give them the necessary skills to change their behaviour and lead fulfilling lives.

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Accounting Officer

  • Full time
  • £22,755 – £24,900
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th January 2020

Apex Scotland is the leading employment and training organisation specialising in work with people with convictions.

Established in 1987, Apex Scotland provides a range of services to adults and young people throughout Scotland with the aim of reducing re-offending, or diversion from offending through early intervention. Apex Scotland is a national Scottish charity with around 100 staff and also owns a trading subsidiary social enterprise, All Cleaned Up, which aims to provide real employment opportunities to our client group.

Due to a period of change within the finance team, we have a vacancy within the team based in our Edinburgh Head Office.

You will work as part of a small and busy team which has responsibility for general accounting functions of Apex Scotland. Your remit will include assisting with the payroll function, the maintenance and provision of accurate and timeous monthly management accounts for Apex Scotland and each budget centre. You will have a role in the production of end of year financial statements and annual revenue budget as well as some day to day functions including processing of invoices or staff expenses. Knowledge of computerised accounting packages and Excel are essential. Knowledge of Sage Accounts (Sage 200) and Sage Payroll is desirable. This role will be varied and will require experience of, and a sound understanding of, finance procedures, a keen eye for detail, the ability to communicate effectively and excellent organisational skills.

In view of the nature of these posts, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure Check in terms of Part V of the Police Act 1997.

If you feel you have the skills to join our finance team, we would like to hear from you.

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Accounting Technician

  • Full time
  • £25,435 – £27,580
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th January 2020

Apex Scotland is the leading employment and training organisation specialising in work with people with convictions.

Established in 1987, Apex Scotland provides a range of services to adults and young people throughout Scotland with the aim of reducing re-offending, or diversion from offending through early intervention. Apex Scotland is a national Scottish charity with around 100 staff and also owns a trading subsidiary social enterprise, All Cleaned Up, which aims to provide real employment opportunities to our client group.

Due to a period of change within the finance team, we have a vacancy within the team based in our Edinburgh Head Office.

Working as part of a small team, you will have excellent accounting knowledge and experience to participate in the production of accounts and management information. A high degree of IT literacy will be necessary to participate fully in the supervision of project cost centres, analysis and reporting. Particular knowledge of Sage Line 200, Sage Payroll and Microsoft Excel is essential.

You will support the Apex Accountant in all aspects of the finance department in the production of accounts for Apex Scotland and potentially our trading subsidiary company All Cleaned Up. They will require excellent organisational, communication and record keeping skills to undertake the variety of tasks involved. This will include monthly payroll and related tasks including auto-enrolment pensions processing and HMRC updates as well as monthly accounts, annual accounts, budgeting, project monitoring and general financial control and administration. There may also be the need to assist with the processing of invoices and staff expense claims where required.

In view of the nature of these posts, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Basic Disclosure Check in terms of Part V of the Police Act 1997.

If you feel you have the skills to join our finance team, we would like to hear from you.

Shortlist