Senior Bookkeeper

Michael Page Finance
£18k - £24k pa
06 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A highly reputable chartered accountancy practice is searching for a Senior Bookkeeper to join their successful team, in a key role, bookkeeping, preparing management accounts, vat returns and other services to a mixed and varied client base. You will carve a key role here, adding value to clients and building relationships, within a growing team and firm. Client Details This very successful firm of accountants, based in Exmouth has developed a strong reputation for delivering quality services, along with building strong relationships with its wide ranging client bases, across varying industries and size of client. The firm offers a very supportive and team focused environment, reflected by a low staff turnover and long serving staff. Description Joining the firm, as a Senior Bookkeeper, based from their Exmouth offices, you will carve a key, hands on role here, as you develop within this firm and environment. Acting for varied sole trader, partnership and limited company SME's and OMB's of varying size and industry sector, you will deliver bookkeeping, management accounts, VAT, and other services to mixed clients. You will have the potential to carve a key role here and will indeed be encouraged and supported, to develop your technical skills and progress in this successful firm. Profile Whilst holding an AAT qualification may be a bonus, if supported by a relevant career history and technical skill set, a strong, relevant, experienced background only, is equally of interest, as well. You will have anything from 2 - 3 years, or significantly more experience within accountancy, in your career so far, as a bookkeeper, assistant accountants etc. Individuals with a background working within the accountancy practice sector, for a firm of any size, preparing management accounts, VAT returns, bookkeeping and other services, for a mixed client base of sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, will be of high interest. Alongside this, given the nature of this role, you may also come with a career background in commerce and industry, interested in the prospect of transferring your skills into the profession, perhaps attracted by the prospect and challenge, of dealing with wide ranging clients and adding value, supporting them. To be suitable, if coming from an industry background, you will have wide ranging experience across finance, with demonstrable experience across all the finance function on areas across purchase ledger, sales ledger, VAT, so bringing this wide ranging experience. Alongside this, you will ideally be able to demonstrate experience of dealing with outside suppliers, customers and clients and bring the competencies and abilities to deal with clients and indeed enjoy this element, along side the technical hands on delivery of accounting services. Job Offer £18,000 - £24,000 plus benefits, dependent on experience and background.
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