Sage Team Leader / Bookkeeper - Home Based - Full Time

Location
Gloucester
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
10 Apr 2017
Closes
08 May 2017
Ref
00067219
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Accountancy
Function
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a great opportunity to work with this market leading outsourced Bookkeeping with Management Accounts company that was started in 1994 and continues to expand strongly.

They work closely as a team of 60 staff. The successful candidate will have huge scope for developing their knowledge and skill with both Sage and Xero as all work is thoroughly checked by one of their seven qualified accountants.

You will be working from home some of the time via their Cloud server and you may also have onsite clients. As one of six Team Leaders you will be responsible for guiding and checking a team of book-keepers, sometimes onsite.

Your responsibilities will include:
- Supervising and working as part of the book-keeping team
- Ensuring their policies and procedures are followed
- Book-keeping on Sage & Xero
- Establishing and maintaining an effective working relationship with clients and colleagues
- Setting up new clients before the handover to the bookkeeper, reporting progress to the qualified accountants, highlighting all key issues
- Advanced reporting in Excel, setting up for new clients, update and roll over as needed
- Managing book-keepers in all aspects of their role and conducting their annual reviews
- Attending and presenting at client meetings and internal meetings as required

Requirements
Skills:
- Advanced IT knowledge, including Excel
- Sage Line 50 - a minimum of 5 years in a working environment
- Xero - initial skills are not necessary, assuming the Sage experience above
- Proficient use of email, calendar and the internet
- Excellent written and spoken English

Personal attributes:
- Ability to work effectively under pressure and prioritise workloads
- Strong interpersonal skills, ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and managers
- Diplomatic, discreet, polite and patient
- Punctual, reliable, and attentive to support a busy team
- You will need to be self-motivated, professional and adaptable as you will be expected to work independently from home, as well as part of a team
- Good organisational and communication skills are a must
- You will need to have your own PC with a printer and a good broadband connection

The Benefits:
- An unparalleled skill and knowledge learning environment
- Working from home and onsite
- No rush hour travel
- Flexible working hours
- Work with the very best Advanced Excel Reporting
- A quality system underpinned by their ISO9001 Quality Management - Systems accreditation
- A competitive rate of pay
- 28 days paid annual leave (including bank holidays)
- Company pension scheme
- Join in with company socials which are arranged on a regular basis

They thank all applicants but due to the high expected response, they will only reply to individuals who match their requirements.

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