Bookkeeper - Independent Firm

AJ Chambers
Chelmsford, Essex
£22000 - £27000/annum
16 Jun 2017
16 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An independent Firm based in Chelmsford are seeking a skilled Bookkeeper, willing to develop and extend their current skills whilst working within a dynamic and ambitious team.

In this role, you will be carrying out crucial bookkeeping tasks to enable the completion of VAT returns, management reports and give a sound base for the preparation of the annual accounts. You will also be expected to run client payrolls on a weekly, fortnightly and monthly basis.

• To undertake a range of basic Bookkeeping tasks and assignments where necessary
• To undertake computerised and manual bookkeeping – including accounts file setup
• Resolving queries by liaison with clients
• Supervise and work as part of the Bookkeeping Team
• Maintain clients accounting records
• Bookkeeping on various software/cloud packages
• Timely completion of VAT returns
• Payroll and RTI compliances
• Reconcile control accounts (bank, purchase ledger, sales ledger, PAYE, wages, VAT etc.)
• Prepare reports, letters and other documents
• Establish a rapport with clients, directors, managers and staff

Ideally the candidate will have:
• Professional Qualification (AAT or equivalent), would be desirable not essential
• A minimum of 2 years’ practice experience.
• Advanced IT skills (including MS Word, Excel, Quick Books, Sage and Xero).
• Good communication skills.

For more information on this role please either apply directly, or contact Josie Studd at AJ Chambers