Bookkeeper / Finance Officer / Senior Accounts Assistant

Recruiter
Black Mountain Group
Location
Basingstoke, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1243276945
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Bookkeeper

Location: Basingstoke

Salary: £24,000 - £27,000

Hours: 40 Hours per week Monday to Friday (8:30 - 17:00, lunch ½ hour)

The company are a specialist provider of Employer Services. They provide outsourced Employer Solutions to clients in the areas of HR, Payroll, Bookkeeping and Health & Safety. They are part of a larger group who provide global HR and Payroll solutions to a wide and prestigious client base, with the head office in Hong Kong. They are a small but growing team with two operational offices in the UK (Basingstoke, Hants and Ashford, Surrey) as well as a sales & marketing office in Hereford.

Key Duties:
  • Accurately and timely processing of all Xero data and relevant paperwork in respect of Month End client companies
  • Maintain and reconcile Purchase and Nominal ledgers
  • Reconcile all bank accounts including EUR & USD accounts
  • Reconcile all VAT accounts and provide figures for client VAT return
  • Input and reconcile petty cash
  • Weekly payment reporting
  • Process Expenses and review company expenses policies
  • Maintain and view Purchase Order Tracker
  • Maintain Fixed Asset register
  • Input and reconcile credit cards including multi-currency transactions
  • Post all journals for month (i.e. depreciation, accruals and prepayments, payroll etc.)
  • Forward month-end to client by due deadline
  • Respond promptly to all client queries
  • Advise client on best practice, clerical support, housekeeping, authorisation etc.

Skills & Qualifications
  • AAT qualified or equivalent
  • 10 years' relevant experience
  • First rate working knowledge of Xero
  • Multi-Currency experience
  • Excellent IT skills and used to multiple system usage (Expensify & bill.com experience would be useful)
  • Excellent Excel ability
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and able to work alone effectively, but also a good team player
  • Excellent communication skills (written and spoken)
  • Good literacy and numeracy
  • Customer Service skills
  • Be driven and show initiative
  • Extremely organised
  • Proactive, professional attitude to all tasks, customers and colleagues
  • Smart, presentable appearance
  • Full driving licence and access to own car

Benefits
  • 21 days annual leave rising to 25 with service
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension scheme (after 3 months' continuous service)
  • Private Medical Cover (after 6 months' probation)
  • Life Cover x3 base salary
  • Free parking on site at all of the company's offices

To apply for this role, please click APPLY to submit your CV and a Cover Letter.

Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; ACCA, CIMA, AAT, Bookkeeper, Purchase Ledger, Assistant Accountant, Financial Assistant, Accounts Admin, Accounts Administrator, Accounts Clerk, Finance Administrator, Financial Administrator, Assistant Accountant, Junior Accountant, Xero may also be considered for this role.

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