Focus Resourcing
Closing date
11 Feb 2022
Our client, a local Tax company, is seeking an effective and experienced Bookkeeper to join their energetic and friendly team. They use Quickbooks, Xero, and Sage 50, so it is essential that applicants are experienced in at least 2 of these systems.

You will be reporting to the head of accounts, assisting their department via bookkeeping and preparation of VAT returns.

A key difference in this role is that candidates need to be comfortable and confident enough to speak with client over the phone.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday
Flexible for candidates seeking a full time or part time position
Salary based on full time: £25k - £30k
Ability to work from home

Taking care of your own portfolio of clients, you will:

Carry out client bookkeeping services, using VT, SAGE50, Quickbooks.
Posting information to accounting journals and reconciling accounts to ensure their accuracy.
Produce financial reports and management accounts - monthly, quarterly and annually.
Prepare and file quarterly VAT returns & Review VAT returns prepared by colleagues.
Liaise with clients, HMRC and other third party contacts, dealing with general queries.
Carry out bank, payroll/CIS, sales and purchase ledger reconciliations.
Clearing year end accounts review points for finalisation of accounts.
Look for and advise clients of tax saving opportunities.
Producing recovery reports and advising the department Head of any under recovery.

Our client is looking for a candidate that is a strong team player and adopts a pro-active approach. Keen to seek new opportunities for the business and clients. Due to the sensitivity of the work, it is essential that applicants are honest, ethical and consistent.

Key Attributes:

Strong communication skills with good grammar.
Upbeat and optimistic, motivated and dedicated.
Working knowledge of VT, QuickBooks, Free agent Xero.
SAGE 50 and Excel.
Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records.
Working knowledge of preparing management account and small company statutory accountsPlease bear in mind that you may not hear from us straight away. Due to the high level of applications we receive every day, we can only respond to applicants whose skills and qualifications are suitable for this position. If you would like to be considered for similar and future positions, or for a complete listing of all our current vacancies, please visit our website

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