Bookkeeper / Management Accountant

Taylor Hawkes Ltd
Welwyn Garden City
15 Sep 2018
18 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Taylor Hawkes are currently working on behalf of a successful accountancy practice based in Welwyn Garden City, who are currently looking for an experienced Bookkeeper/Management Accountant. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining clients bookkeeping and management accounts whilst sustaining positive client relations.



* Undertake bookkeeping, inputting data, for a variety of clients as allocated by the line manager.

* Maintain a full and accurate audit trail by filing and referencing documents in a timely manner.

* Adhere to proper accounting standards

* Meet deadlines and time budgets

* Advise line manager of any outstanding issues

* Complete VAT returns for allocated clients

* Able to prepare VAT summaries and Return.

* VAT Registration; De-registration etc.

* Able to understand the concept of PAYE for bookkeeping purposes

* Assist The Manager/Partner from time to time to collect information required in reply to HMRC enquiries

Management Accounting

* Prepare management accounts from information and documentation received from clients, ensuring that all relevant deadlines are met.

* Complete each assignment as far as possible before passing to the manager for review.

* Client Relations

* Develop and maintain good client relations

* Liaise with clients directly or through relevant manager to resolve queries or obtain further information

* Ensure a high level of service to meet clients' expectations

* Ensure that all hours worked on assignments are correctly recorded.


* 2 years bookkeeping experience

* Knowledge of a number accounting packages including Sage and Xero (preferably)

* Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

* Organised and methodical

* Client focussed

* Strong IT skills including Word, Outlook and Excel, to an intermediate level, for the production of letters and spreadsheets

For more information please contact Nathan Cutler, at Taylor Hawkes

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