Warner Scott Recruitment Ltd
North London, London
06 Jul 2017
05 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Bookkeeper - Essex - £20-£25,000

My client, a Top 100 firm based in Essex are looking for a Bookkeeper to join.

You will be reporting to the Senior Manager and you will be responsible for providing bookkeeping services and assisting the team in other finance related tasks.


* Manage a portfolio of clients and provide a full range of bookkeeping services
* Develop and maintain strong relationships with the clients
* Liaise with clients to ensure all records and documents received in a timely manner
* Highly competent in double entry bookkeeping, reconciliation of control accounts, dealing with fixed asset additions and disposals and depreciation; lease and HP contracts, posting journals.
* Drawing up financial statements (trial balance, income statement, balance sheet).
* Closing off year ends.
* Collate and analyse data and generate financial reports
* Processing information for VAT returns and submission as required.
* Producing monthly management accounts
* Ensure year end files are complete with back up schedules
* Scanning of client records and related documents
* Logging time spent on CCH system on a daily basis
* Any other task as reasonably required to ensure the smooth running of the department Education and Experience


The Bookkeeper will be a qualified AAT with good technical competence and practical bookkeeping experience.
Candidates must have first class communication skills and be capable of liaising and forming relationships with clients.
Accuracy, deadline focussed, a team player and the ability to work on their own initiative is crucial.
The job holder must be willing to travel to clients' offices as required. Highly IT literate including advanced Excel, Sage and Xero and other equivalent bookkeeping packages.