Aston Tate Ltd
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Bookkeeper in Maidstone

Working Hours

The normal hours of work Monday to Friday are 08.30 until 17.00 with a break of 1 hour for lunch. Days and hours are negotiable, and part time applicants would be considered.

Overall Purpose of Job

The individual will be responsible for assisting clients to bring their varying accounting systems to completed trial balance/draft statutory accounts level, both at client premises and within the office. In addition, there

You will be the filing of VAT returns and Companies House statutory returns. They will be dealing with a wide variety of clients, from sole-traders and partnerships through to limited companies and groups/associates of companies and be able to offer hands-on bookkeeping and accounts processing guidance to clients.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assisting clients to maintain their books and records to a high standard ready for production into
  • Statutory accounts, to include control account reconciliation on clients' behalf where required
  • Data entry / data processing
  • Use of Cloud Accounting
  • Completing VAT returns
  • Company Secretarial filings at Companies House
  • Responsible for answering client queries
  • Any other ad hoc duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Good team player
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately
  • Proactive approach
  • Adaptable and flexible attitude
  • Ability to work to and manage own deadlines
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Excel

Employee Benefits

  • 23 days' holiday (increase with service to 28 days) plus bank holidays
  • Pension*
  • Permanent Health Insurance/ Income Protection**
  • Life Assurance/DIS benefit***
  • Payment of professional subscription
  • Onsite car parking
  • Flexitime
  • In line with auto-enrolment rising to 4.1% employer contribution
  • Entitled to benefit after four year's employment with the firm
  • Entitled to benefit from 01 January