Bookkeeper

Recruiter
Chase and Holland
Location
Leicester
Salary
£18k - 23k per year
Posted
08 Jul 2017
Closes
07 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Chase and Holland are working with a long established design and manufacturing company in the Leicester area who are looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to join their team on a permanent basis. This opportunity will suit candidates who have good all round accounts knowledge including purchase ledger and credit control and ideally VAT.

Reporting to the Commercial Director, the selected applicant will be responsible for the following day to day duties;

* Assisting with the production of Management Accounts information
* Preparation of accounts to Trial Balance stage
* Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns using Sage
* Reconciliation of bank accounts
* Petty Cash and Credit Card Reconciliation
* Maintain Purchase Ledger and make BACS payments
* Maintain Sales Ledger and chase outstanding debts
* Liaise with HMRC and external Accountants
* Maintenance of Personnel holidays and absence

Who should apply?

* The right person must be an experienced and professional accounts person and ideally will have worked as a Bookkeeper previously
* You will have a proven ability to meet tight deadlines
* You must be an organised individual with knowledge of management accounts, VAT Returns, bank reconciliations and other accounting processes

You'll be joining a small close-knit finance team so good interpersonal skills and a friendly nature is essential. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience in a similar role and a proven record of VAT returns are vital. In return the successful candidate will receive between £18,000 and £23,000 depending on salary along with pension scheme, competitive holidays and the opportunity to join a long established company.

Chase and Holland acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Finance and HR recruitment and comfortably service the South Yorkshire, Derbyshire , Nottinghamshire , Leicestershire , Staffordshire and Lincolnshire marketplaces.