Accountant at The Shetland Times

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We need an accountant to fill a temporary vacancy between September 2022 and April 2023.

Can you provide the skills and attention to detail this job requires?

You will be responsible for all accounting and administration procedures, including purchase and sales ledgers, payroll, VAT returns, bank reconciliation, producing accounts to trial balance for preparation of financial statements, and providing management and cost accounting information required by the directors.

You will be trained to a minimum of AAT level four and be fully conversant with Sage 50 accounting and payroll and Microsoft applications and have excellent spreadsheet skills.

You must be able to work on your own initiative to meet deadlines and have excellent communication skills.

Flexible hours and working arrangements.

Approximately 28 hours per week.

For a job description and to arrange an informal discussion email

Applications by email to with personal statement or covering letter, full c.v. and work experience in one Word document. Do not send multiple attachments.

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 17th August.