Bookkeeper - Full Time

Location
Bristol
Salary
£21000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
12 Jun 2017
Closes
10 Jul 2017
Ref
00069769
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This Bristol based contemporary & design-led publisher of cards and gifts is looking for a full time Bookkeeper to join their team in Stokes Croft asap.

Line Manager: Managing Director, with support provided by the Finance Director (a part-time role).

Job purpose
- Processing financial data to ensure the company has up to date, complete and accurate accounting records.
- Managing the cash position of the company by managing the relationship with customers and suppliers in the best interests of the business.
- Supporting the Managing and Finance Director in the financial management of the business.

Responsible for
- Up to date, complete and accurate accounting records by posting transactions into the sales ledger, purchase ledger, cashbook and nominal ledger.
- Customer credit control and supplier payment management, including account reconciliations.
- Timely bank reconciliations and processing of bank transactions.
- Timely sales invoicing and credit processing.
- Processing employee expense claims.
- Processing monthly payroll.
- Maintaining the fixed asset register.
- Preparing and submitting VAT returns.
- Assisting the Finance Director in preparing the monthly management accounts, including preparing and posting accrual and prepayment journals.
- Supporting the Managing and Finance Director.

Success looks like
- Financial data is complete, accurate and up to date.
- Financial processes are robust and working well.
- HMRC and other filing deadlines are met.
- All queries relating to financial transactions and cash management are answered quickly.

Experience and skills needed
- At least five years bookkeeping experience.
- Confident in using Sage to its full potential.
- Ideally AAT level 4 qualified.

Personality
- Loves getting the details right, but understands the bigger picture for context.
- Dislikes inefficiency.
- Smiles at the thought of having a problem to solve.
- Proactive, practical, positive and solution focused.
- Enjoys being part of a team.
- High integrity and openness.