Accounts Senior/BOOKKEEPER

Ipswich, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Reed Accountancy are delighted to recruit for this top Accountancy firm in the area. Working within a family feel organisation, with friendly and reputable clients.

The purpose of the role is to prepare un-audited and Non-incorporated Accounts on behalf of our clients in order for Accounts and Tax Computations/Returns to be filed in accordance with all appropriate laws and regulations. The successful candidate will also be assisting with audit assignments.

The role will also involve Book-keeping services for various clients, all within the Ipswich area.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:

o Accounts Reconciliations, calculations of relevant provisions and preparation of appropriate schedules, working papers

o Use of Computerised Accounts software in order to produce Companies Act formatted Accounts

o Assist on audit assignments

o Bookkeeping, accounts reconciliation work and maintaining ledgers using various software.

o Preparation & calculation of VAT returns including the responsibility of filing the VAT returns including the responsibility of filing the VAT returns at HMRC on time

o Offer training, support and guidance to more junior members of staff throughout various procedures and use of various programs

o Compiling various correspondence to various sources including Clients, HM Revenue and Customs, Banks & Companies House

o Extensive use of Microsoft Word documents and excel spreadsheets including various formulae/tables as necessary

Hours: 9.00 to 5.30 Mon - Thurs, 8.30 to 5.00 Friday

Knowledge & Skills:

• Essential:

• Computer Literacy, using Microsoft Packages, Sage Line 50, Cloud accounting software packages

• Detailed knowledge of various laws and regulations throughout different areas of auditing and accounting in order to ensure that work is performed to the required standards and deadlines.

• Ability to maintain excellent relations with clients and to act in a professional manner at all times when dealing with clients.

• Accounting Standards


• Accounts Reconciliations

• Knowledge of the Clients' businesses

• Relevant but not essential

Personal attributes and skills required to perform in the job effectively

Ability to:

• Communicate well with clients and colleagues

• Meet deadlines

• Be thorough and accurate to ensure high standard of jobs completed

• Show good problem solving skills

• Be able to seek advice/assistance throughout all areas

• Be punctual and smart

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