Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant

2 days left

Location
Poole
Salary
£20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted
24 Jul 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Ref
00071319
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This family run business specialises in the complete refurbishment of commercial and industrial washrooms. This includes the supply of washroom related products and materials throughout the UK. Due to continued success a vacancy exists for a full time Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant at their head office in Poole, Dorset.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the purpose of the role is to provide accounts administration support to the business. Working within a young and dynamic team your responsibilities will include:

- Overseeing the business's accounts, being a focal point for all accounts queries alongside the existing accounts administrator.
- Posting transactions in Xero and making appropriate entries for: sales, purchases, expenses, payroll, journals, etc.
- Analyse and reconcile receipts from PayPal.
- Raise sales invoices, credit notes & purchase orders.
- Credit control, ensuring that accounts due to the company are collected promptly and where necessary followed up with appropriate action.
- Review accounts payable, process and allocate payments to suppliers.
- Deal with any queries or discrepancies relating to accounts payable and accounts receivable.
- Working out subcontractor CIS payments and submissions.
- Preparing VAT returns.
- Reconcile bank transactions and credit cards.
- Liaison with company accountant firm.
- Filing, Receive/make telephone calls and general office duties.

The company currently outsources the payroll function. Applicants with experience of managing payroll are ideally sought in order to grow responsibility within the accounts department.

While no formal accounting qualifications are necessary, GCSE qualifications (or equivalent) of English and Maths at grade C and above is expected. Applicants must be PC literate, including proficient use of Xero, Word and Excel. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential, as is good attention to detail and accuracy.

Accounts experience is vital, ideally gained working within an SME business, as is an in depth working knowledge in the use of Xero.

In addition, the role may involve other office duties as and when needed. As such, experience working within a close-knit team and the ability to liaise and create relationships with customers and colleagues is necessary.

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