Bookkeeper

Recruiter
Page Personnel Finance
Location
London
Salary
33000.0000
Posted
11 Mar 2017
Closes
10 Apr 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Page Personnel Finance are recruiting for a Bookkeeper for our client, a leading Art Gallery located in London's West End, a short walk from Green Park tube station.

Client Details

Our client is a leading Art Gallery located in London's West End, a short walk from Green Park tube station. An opportunity has arisen to join their accountancy team as a sole Bookkeeper.

Description

Located in London's West End, our client is looking for a Bookkeeper with responsibility for the following duties:

Creating sales invoices, calculating correct vat, inputting to stock system , excel stock link & Sage accounts. Making notes re shipping same & dealing with clients re payments & shipping.

Posting supplier invoices to Sage to the correct nominal code separating out fair costs and paying same online. Updating the cash books and posting to Sage. Posting & checking large credit card statements.

Ensuring the analysis of payments are allocated appropriately and monitoring accounts.

At month end, reconciling the bank accounts and petty cash & posting to Sage. Reconciling stock movement for the month to excel and posting cost of sales. Reconciling sales & producing sales spreadsheet which forms part of the vat return. Check expenses are in the correct nominal code and updating accounts spreadsheet, checking P & L balances to same spreadsheet.

For the year end preparing and posting depreciation, identifying accruals & pre payments, reconciling vat account for the year, performing payroll reconciliations. Posting writedowns and reconciling.

Providing a pack for the auditors and dealing with any questions arising.

Payroll for 9 employees, year end & auto-enrollement pension. Calculating maternity pay.

Monitoring exchange rates & making currency transfers to take advantage of low/high $ & euro rates.

6 monthly Sales and stock analysis, requiring stock records to be downloaded into excel, reconciled to Sage sales in order to report profit by stock category.

Monthly revenue & expenditure report.

Ad hoc reporting on profit and loss account items

Photo reports for clients & shipping using access database.

Dealing with VAT under the auctioneers and art dealers margin scheme and ensuring that appropriate records are retained to support the VAT returns and the treatment of items.

Advising clients on reclaiming vat from auction houses if exporting.

Quarterly vat return.

Coordinating local and international shipping to clients, fairs and museum loans, considering shipping and crating needs

Profile

The ideal candidate will have worked as a sole bookkeeper previously, and work within an Art Gallery or Auction House would be very advantageous for this position.

Job Offer

Salary of between £33,000 - £40,000

Benefits package