Senior Bookkeeper

St Albans Accountancy Public Practice
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Organisation Description

We are working with a dynamic forward-thinking and growing firm who are looking for a Senior Bookkeeper to join their team.
Based in their Stevenage office, the chosen candidate will work alongside a Client manager and be dedicated to one major client.

Office hours are Monday - Friday 9am-5.30pm with a 1 hour lunch break. There is free on site parking available.

If you feel like this opportunity is for you or if you have any questions email -

Main duties and responsibilities, these include but are not limited to:-

Bookkeeping and Accounting
 Undertaking Xero bookkeeping
 VAT returns
 Monthly management accounts preparation
 Cash book entry and bank reconciliation, checking company details and processing as required
 Maintaining the Sales ledger and purchase ledger
 Prepayments, accruals and journal entries
 Foreign currency
 Processing employee expenses
 Preparing invoices
 Completing VAT coding
 Maintaining client files, to include i.e. inputting data and processing payments as required
 Maintaining databases, ensuring all information is kept up to date, i.e. data entry, scanning, electronic filing, client details
 Liaising with clients directly or through relevant manager to resolve queries or obtain further information.
 Working closely with managers, advising them on any outstanding issues
 Develop and maintain good client relations
 Undertake research/ad hoc projects

Qualifications & Experience

• ACCA or ACA Part qualified or qualified AAT, would be very advantageous
• Previous Bookkeeping experience (2 to 3 years) within a professional environment is essential
• Experience with Xero desirable but not essential
• GCSE qualifications to include grade C or above in English and Maths
• Confidence with working with numbers


• Strong organisational and administrative skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to work to tight deadlines
• Ability to communicate with clients by email and telephone in a professional manner
• Team player
• Prepared to learn
• Self-motivated with a proactive approach

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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