Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant / Finance Administrator

Bluetownonline Ltd
08 Feb 2017
08 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Title: Bookkeeper

Location: Birmingham City Centre

Salary: £22K to £27.5K (pro rata) dependent upon candidate

Probation Period: Minimum 6 months

Position: Full-Time or Part-Time

Hours: Full time - 34 hours per week (Mon-Thurs 9.00am to 5pm & Friday 9.00am to 4.00pm) - Part time - max 21 hours (by negotiation)

Start Date: Immediately

The firm of Accountants based in Birmingham City Centre with clients in varied sectors seeks an experienced Full/part time Bookkeeper for immediate start. This Bookkeeper position requires a self -starter who can work under their own initiative, and possess strong skills in all aspects of bookkeeping up to basic management accounts level within practice. The role will predominately be office based however; you may be expected to attended client premises as required. You will be dealing with a range of clients who vary in business types and sizes, including promotions, construction, textile design and engineering sectors. Responsibilities will include:

Bookkeeping and Processing:

  • Entering purchase and sales invoices
  • Manage purchase/sales ledgers, receipts and payments
  • Factoring account reconciliations
  • CIS deductions calculations & submissions
  • Credit control
  • Payroll cover
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Petty cash and expense invoice entry and control
  • General financial administration and liaise with clients to obtain information

Period End:

  • Control account reconciliations
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Accruals prepayments and year end

Person Specification:

  • Excellent working knowledge of Sage essential (other packages would also be a distinct advantage)
  • Qualified by experience, IAB or AAT qualified or part qualified/qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Sole charge/responsibilities for clients book keeping requirements
  • Must possess excellent client liaison skills
  • Good excel and reconciliation skills
  • Willing to be part of a team and engage with others.
  • Ability to plan and organise own work and filing
  • Excellent communication/telephone skills
  • Ability to train/manage/oversee and review junior staff members work
  • Outgoing and confident self-starter
  • Highly organised and methodical
  • Time proficient
  • Capable of meeting deadlines
  • Smartly turned out in suitably professional attire
  • Minimum (without exception) 5 years practice experience

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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Bookkeeper, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Administrator, Accounts Clerk, Finance Clerk, Finance Administrator, Finance Assistant, Finance Admin, Accounts Officer, Accounts Team Assistant, Accounts Co-ordinator, Accounts Clerk, AAT Qualified, AAT Part Qualified, Financial Assistant, Accounts Admin, Finance Admin, Bookkeeping will also be considered for the role.