Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

A permanent bookkeeping job with an independent accountancy firm in Brierley Hill paying up to £20,000

Your new firm

You will be joining an Independent firm of accountants based in Brierley Hill, West Midlands. This firm is a 2 partner firm with around 10 members of staff. They have a great working environment as they have modern offices with an open plan style.

This job has become available out of growth of the firm.

Your new role

You will be joining the firm in a bookkeeping role which will involve statutory accounts preparation for Limited Companies, Sole Traders and Partnerships, management accounts, VAT returns, corporate and personal tax computations, payroll (weekly and monthly) and processing clients purchase ledger transactions. You'll be responsible for raising payments, bank reconciliations, sales ledger and accruals and prepayments. The firm has a niche client portfolio and your role will predominately involve carrying out the bookkeeping and management accounts for a chain of restaurants. However, you will get involved with their other clients which cover a diverse range of sectors and their largest client has a turnover of around £7m. Your job will purely be based out of the office and will involve no travel to the client site but you will be speaking to clients over the phone to deal with any queries they might have. You'll predominately be working with Sage, Digita and Opera.

What you'll need to succeed

You must be extremely competent in all aspects of bookkeeping including statutory accounts, management accounts and tax. It is preferred that the majority of your experience will be in an accountancy firm but those candidates with industry experience will be considered if they are able to indicate transferable skills i.e. communication, organisation, client skills. You will be AAT qualified or have the sufficient number of years experience to be considered a 'Qualified by Experience' candidate.

What you'll get in return

You will have the opportunity to work for a local firm of accountants based in an attractive location in Brierley Hill. You'll be working with a supportive team where you will feel part of something - they take part in team activities including meals, go-karting etc. which will help you to settle in. There is car parking close to the office which is free for all members of staff. You'll receive 20 days holiday + statutory and your working hours will be 9-5 with half an hour for lunch. You'll have a high degree of autonomy in your role and you'll be responsible for your own clients giving you job satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment.

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