Bookkeeper

Recruiter
Rutherford Briant
Location
Stamford
Posted
26 Mar 2019
Closes
08 May 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Rutherford Briant are working closely with a leading Accountancy Practice in Stamford to recruit for a Bookkeeper who will undertake bookkeeping duties on behalf of clients of the firm having gained a solid understanding of the firms operations, accounting and business advisory service.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain books of accounts and reconciliations.
  2. Prepare VAT returns.
  3. Responsibility for monitoring deadlines and ensuring these are met.
  4. Maintain knowledge of regulatory changes.
  5. Maintain an accurate and complete trail of supporting documentation for all financial and book-keeping activities.
  6. Maintain up to date complete and systematic filing system to support book-keeping and financial records.
  7. After probation period, potential to undertake book keeping work at client’s premises.
  8. Guide and support other members of the team in book-keeping.

Person Specification:

  1. Experienced Bookkeeper with skills in computerised book keeping, filing online VAT returns and CIS returns.
  2. Must be organised and systematic in their approach to work.
  3. Must be able to actively manage own workloads and take responsibility for own development.
  4. Must possess IT skills to operate in-house programs and prepare and develop spreadsheets as necessary e.g. Sage, Xero, MS Excel, Iris.
  5. Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

Qualifications/Skills:

  1. AAT or equivalent qualification or qualified by experience.
  2. Good standard of English and Maths - A-C A level or equivalent.
  3. Driving license essential.

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