Junior Bookkeeper

Employer
Candidate Source
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
18 Aug 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent

Job Details

An established e-commerce business with world class sports, fitness, healthcare and PPE websites needs a Junior Bookkeeper to join its existing accounts team.

The role is office based in Clapham, Central London. The business has been established for 12 years and has enviable rankings across all search engines.

The business requires a Junior Bookkeeper who is interested in accounts with a view to working towards a recognised qualification in the future, or who currently holds one. Data entry skills and a sharp eye for detail are fundamental to this role.

In order to apply for this role and demonstrate that you have a good eye for detail, we require you to provide us with 10 bullet points describing why you think you would be perfect for this job

Include your 10 bullet points in the cover note area of the email making sure that they are preceded by the words "My 10 Bullet Points", or,
If you are having trouble modifying that area, please put them at the very top of your CV with the title "My 10 Bullet Points".

Please note your application will not be considered if you do not use the title My 10 Bullet Points and submit the 10 bullet points.

The business has a strong belief in good accounting practice and maintaining excellent supplier relationships through prompt invoice processing. They require an intelligent and enthusiastic candidate who has an exceptional eye for detail, focus and pride in their work.

As the Junior Bookkeeper your duties will include but not be limited to:

Reconciliation of bank accounts
Invoice input (large volumes)
Querying invoice and statement discrepancies and following up with suppliers until resolved
Checking off invoices against purchase orders
Checking invoice margins are in line with business expectations
Matching invoices against supplier statements
Updating price lists
Communicating with internal departments to raise pricing and margin discrepancies
Paying suppliers in accordance with procedures
Creating quotations for potential and current customers
Generating invoices and credit notes in accordance with procedures
Routine administration including filing
Other ad hoc accounts responsibilities
To be a successful Junior Bookkeeper you will have the following skills and experience:

Data entry accuracy and speed
Previous accounting experience in some form
Good understanding of double entry bookkeeping including bank reconciliation
Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work logically and methodically under pressure
Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and an exceptional eye for detail
Speed and efficiency of invoice entry
Strong problem-solving skills - we require someone who relishes the challenge of making the figures balance, as well as being able to suggest and implement process improvements
What Can We Offer You?

Regular team outings for team building and socialising as well as a Summer and Christmas party (COVID regulations permitting)
Beers, sweets and chocolates on a Friday
An extra holiday day for each year of work (up to an additional 5 holidays)
Free tea and coffee
A friendly and collaborative working environment
The Bookkeeper will be working Monday to Friday 9.00am until 5:30pm for 37.5 hours per week.

In return, the Bookkeeper will receive a salary of £22,015.50 per annum (£11.29 per hour).

How to apply:

In order to apply for this role and demonstrate that you have a good eye for detail, we require you to provide us with 10 bullet points describing why you think you would be perfect for this job.

Include your 10 bullet points in the cover note area of the email making sure that they are preceded by the words "My 10 Bullet Points", or,
If you are having trouble modifying that area, please put them at the very top of your CV with the title "My 10 Bullet Points".
Please note your application will not be considered if you do not use the title My 10 Bullet Points and submit the 10 bullet points.

We look forward to seeing what you come up with!

The job title of 'Junior' relates simply to the level of experience and has no relevance to age. You are encouraged to apply for any opportunities that you feel to be suitable, irrespective of age or level of experience.

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