Bookkeeper

Recruiter
4 Resourcing Ltd
Location
Huddersfield, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Sep 2019
Closes
11 Oct 2019
Ref
1260814438
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
BOOKKEEPER
SALARY: Dependent on experience

JOB TYPE: Permanent

HOURS OF WORK: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.00pm (There is flexibility around start and finish times)

LOCATION:Huddersfield

OVERVIEW

Our client is looking for an experienced bookkeeper to joining their busy practice due to organisational growth as part of their improving and expanding service to their highly regarded clients. They are ideally looking for an experienced accountancy practice bookkeeper to join their well established team. The candidate will ideally possess at least 3 years' experience to help them expand their team as a part of improving and expanding their service offering to clients, in this fast-evolving digital age.

We would expect candidates to have good knowledge and experience of cloud based book-keeping packages. The firm has for some time offered cloud based accounting solutions to clients, and we are partners with Quick Books, Sage, Xero and Kashflow, ensuring that they give clients innovative solutions for their accounting function. They provide a range of services, from payroll to management accounts so you will have exposure on working in an all-round position.

RESPONSIBILITIES

• Book-keeping

• Complete book-keeping for clients

• Assist clients with book-keeping issues

• You will be part of a well-established, friendly team and working with your own portfolio of clients

• This is a client facing role and you will be liaising directly with your client contacts over the phone/email or, on occasion

• Production of the monthly management accounts

• Working directly with clients to understand the needs of their business

• Preparation of all aspects of bookkeeping including purchase and sales ledgers, bank reconciliations and data entry

• Collation of information and associated reporting to prepare the VAT Return

• Preparation of management accounts at month and quarter end.

• Job costing

• Credit card and inter-company reconciliations

• Trial balance/ profit and loss/ balance sheet reconciliations

• Accruals and prepayments

• Monthly journal preparation and posting

• Petty cash

• Working with cloud accounts software to maintain client records directly and advising clients of its capabilities

SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

Ideally you will possess:

• At least 3 years' experience in a client facing bookkeeping role (Accountancy Practice would be preferred however the client will consider industry bookkeepers with cloud software experience)

• Good VAT knowledge, including preparing VAT returns and Management Accounts

• Good knowledge of software such as Xero, Sage, or QuickBooks

• Strong effective communication skills

• Working towards strict deadlines is a must-do

• Strong IT skills, including use of Outlook, Word and Excel

FOR THE CANDIDATE

• Offering flexibility in working hours

• Excellent location just outside Huddersfield town centre

• Free on-site car parking

• Career progression
• Friendly and relaxed working atmosphere

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