Senior Bookkeeper

Recruiter
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Location
Harrow
Salary
£24k - £28k pa
Posted
17 Nov 2017
Closes
02 Jan 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A small friendly team, based 5 mins walk away from the Harrow-on-the-Hill tube and train station, is looking for an experienced bookkeeper. This role involves local travel.

They are one of the leading accountancy outsourcing firms in the UK. They have 10 people in their UK headquarters and over 160 people based out in India. They were one of the first accountancy outsourcing companies in the UK, having started up in 1999.

Prerequisites:
- At least 5 years bookkeeping experience on various industries
- Good communication skills
- Good knowledge of UK VAT, payroll etc.
- Knowledge of Xero bookkeeping software preferred not mandatory
- Prior practice experience preferable

Key Responsibilities:
- Implementing new bookkeeping projects
- Able to come up with suggestions re changes in systems and procedures followed by SMEs clients
- Operate as a point of contact for any and all matters specific to clients' bookkeeping needs
- Staying in touch with clients and obtaining feedbacks
- Build and maintain internal staff relationships
- Supporting the bookkeeping team and resolving queries by meeting clients as and when necessary
- Interact and coordinate with other staff members working on the same account assuring a timely and accurate completion of work according to client requirements
- Liaising with clients' accountants for Year End

Other Responsibilities:
- Ensure personal compliance with all Company health and safety requirements
- Carry out other duties as directed by a senior member of staff

Performance Reviews:
- Fortnightly review: CEO weekly progress review
- Annual review: You will meet with the CEO on an annual basis to review your performance. Discussion topics will include current performance and to agree any training which will may be of benefit to you and the company. This review will be conducted in March each year

Training:
- Job specific Training
CPD, Bookkeeping/Accounting focus seminars, MBL seminars etc.
- IT (Systems & Applications)
Windows, Microsoft Excel, company specific systems: XERO, Sage etc.
- Management Development
Appraisals, Disciplinary & Grievance, People Management Skills, one off visit to back office in India
- Other
Visits to client premises to scope the work, follow up meetings to gauge learning/feedback
This job was originally posted as www.jobsite.co.uk/job/959560688