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Accounts/Administration Assistant

  • Salary: Competitive plus benefits
  • Type of work: Permanent
  • Location: Edinburgh
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About the role

Are you a great team player with a keen eye for detail? This could be the role for you. We’re looking to recruit a new full-time Accounts and Admin Assistant to join the Admin team at Arnold Clark.


Full time: Monday – Friday, 8am – 4.30pm


This is a hybrid role which will be split between home and our office in Edinburgh.

About the role

Reporting to the Branch Accountant, you will be responsible for the daily processing of key account functions and administration tasks.

The ideal candidate will have a keen eye for detail and be a fantastic team player. You will also be able to demonstrate previous experience of working within a busy account/admin department.

Day-to-day duties

  • Preparing Bankline payments for customers/suppliers
  • Account/insurer reconciliations
  • General admin work
  • Purchase ledger
  • Credit control duties

Essential skills

  • Previous experience of working in an accounts role
  • Great communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and high levels of accuracy
  • Polite telephone manner
  • A positive approach
  • Good levels of numeracy and literacy
  • Team player who works well meeting daily demands

Nice to have, but not essential….

  • A strong working knowledge of Microsoft Excel would be preferred, but training can be provided

In return for your skills, you’ll receive one of the best employee benefits packages in the industry, including training opportunities, private healthcare, generous staff retail discounts, access to our health and wellbeing hub ‘Space’ and more.

Arnold Clark is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We strive to create an environment where collaboration, unique perspectives and multiple approaches are celebrated. We care about our employees and our communities, we nurture talent and encourage ambition, and we are passionate about people who take pride in their work. Our employees are at the heart of everything we do – diverse in our make-up, united in our goals.

To find out more about Life at Arnold Clark, visit our website.

Employment within the Arnold Clark Group is offered subject to satisfactory reference and disclosure checks.


Every Arnold Clark employee is entitled to a wide range of benefits, including:

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Discount on new and used vehicles

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Contributory pension scheme

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Private medical insurance

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Life assurance