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Accounts Assistant

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Accounts assistants help with the processing, authorising and recording of all financial transactions for an organisation. They work for companies across a range of sectors. They are sometimes called bookkeepers.

The Work

Your duties will vary depending on the organisation you work for.

You could be:

Pay

The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Accounts assistants can earn from £16,000 to £22,000, rising to around £28,000 with experience.

Conditions

Workforce Employment Status

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Getting In

You can look for jobs on the government’s Find a job website or on other recruitment websites.

Workforce Education Levels (UK)

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Job Outlook Scotland

Employment

Unemployment

Percentage of workforce registered as unemployed (Scotland)

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Job Outlook Scotland and UK

  Scotland
2019
17181
0.1 %
FALL
2024
17171
  United Kingdom
2019
196199
1.6 %
RISE
2024
199326

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What Does it Take?

You should be:

You should also have:

Training

Getting On

Contacts

The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT)
Tel: 020 3735 2468
E-mail: customersupport@aat.org.uk
Website: https://www.aat.org.uk/
Twitter: @YourAAT
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/youraat

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
Tel: 0141 582 2000
Website: http://www.accaglobal.com/
Website (2): https://alljobs.accaglobal.com/
Twitter: @ACCANews
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ACCA.Official

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