Bookkeeping Manager

Recruiter
IGL Recruitment
Location
SN11 9DT
Posted
14 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Mar 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Our client are looking to recruit an experienced Bookkeeping Manager who can demonstrate current, relevant experience working as a bookkeeping manager/supervisor from a practice accountancy background. Ideally you will be fully AAT qualified however we will consider those candidates who are "qualified by experience". Candidates must be proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Outlook, Sage 50 and Xero and must possess good attention to detail. You will be responsible for monitoring and reviewing the activities of the bookkeeping team.

The main duties include but are not limited to:

  • Preparation of bookkeeping records from the source documents supplied
  • Preparation of management accounts for presentation to clients
  • Compilation and submission of VAT returns in a timely manner
  • Compilation and submission of CIS returns
  • General bookkeeping duties on behalf of clients
  • Responsible for liaison with new clients and the setting up of bookkeeping systems
  • Responsible for ensuring that the bookkeeping team meet all their targets and deadlines
  • Regular liaison with the accounts team and senior managers

The Ideal candidate must possess the following skills and experience:

Essential for the Role:

  • Current experience working as a Bookkeeping Manager/Supervisor
  • Demonstrate recent experience of looking after your own client base and managing team workload
  • Either Qualified by Experience or hold a formal qualification (AAT Qualified or overseas equivalent qualifications will be considered)
  • Must be able to prioritise and work to tight deadlines. Possess a 'can do' attitude and retain a sense of humour when under pressure
  • Demonstrate recent experience of VAT legislation
  • Possess a good understanding of CIS legislation
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of Sage line 50, Xero, Microsoft office suite, especially Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Excellent interpersonal and managerial skills
  • As well as supervise, be able to work as part of a team whilst taking ownership of your own workload
  • Ability and willingness to travel and represent the company and be comfortable with client facing work

Desirable for the Role:

  • From a Practice Accountancy background or dealing with a range of bookkeeping clients
  • Flexible with working hours to accommodate periods of high workload
  • Possess good knowledge of personal and business tax legislation
  • Knowledge of Cloud based software

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