Ipswich, UK
20 May 2019
23 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Bookkeeper job for Top 10 firm in Ipswich

Hays are recruiting for an experienced bookkeeper to provide bookkeeping/management accounting services for a wide variety of UK and International clients for their client, a Top 10 accountancy firm.

The role will necessitate working as part of a team to ensure clients receive breakthrough client service and you will report to the relationship managers on individual assignments.

  • Undertaking bookkeeping and management accounts services for clients on a monthly or quarterly basis predominantly on Sage Line 50 (some on Excel)
  • Preparing VAT returns/ Intrastat returns for clients for review by the manager
  • Delegating work to the junior bookkeeper as required and review of this work
  • Preparing client year end files up to trial balance for the accounts team

Technical Requirements:
  • Sage Line 50 advanced user processing and reporting ability is essential
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office especially Excel

Person Specification:
  • Strong bookkeeping and management accounting skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to meet tight reporting deadlines
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to communicate clearly with staff and clients at all levels, especially with non-financial client staff
  • Ability to learn new accounting packages
  • Ability to work within a team environment

Education/Professional Qualifications:
  • Experience of working in a professional office
  • Experience of a number of accounting software packages is desirable but not essential
  • AAT or similar accounting qualification is desirable but not essential

Please apply on line or contact Cara Whyte at Hays for a confidential discussion about your career.

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