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Bookkeeper (Part time School Hours)

Posted 7 March by Curtis Recruitment Ended

On behalf of our client, a well-established accountancy practice, we are seeking a Bookkeeper to join the team at the firm’s Bicester office. This company is dedicated to the provision of exemplary services to its clients and is continuing to enjoy year-on-year growth, hence the need for recruitment.

This is a part time position and our client is looking for around twenty hours per week with some flexibility on the hours worked. That said, full time would be considered.

The role of Bookkeeper will involve a range of responsibilities including:

  • Being a point of contact for a mixture of delegated clients and managing their bookkeeping needs and undertake ad hoc assignments
  • Prepare VAT returns under standard accounting, cash accounting and flat rate schemes
  • Reconcile balance sheet control accounts, ie bank, taxes and supplier/customer ledgers
  • Foreign currency transactions
  • Trial balance to identify inconsistent or incomplete data
  • Deal with client and staff queries
  • Increase efficiency within the client system and processes where applicable
  • Management accounts/journals
  • Assist in the development and training of staff and clients on business software, internal controls and procedures
  • Undertaking other reasonable tasks as delegated or requested within the practice
  • Maintain a personal development plan to update technical knowledge

This role requires the usual bookkeeping skills and applicants will have the following skills, experience and attributes:

  • A demonstrable ability in all aspects of bookkeeping, ie reconciliations, VAT and trial balance
  • Be experienced in the use of MS Office Suite, VT, Sage One, QB Online and Xero and be able to learn new packages quickly
  • Payroll knowledge would be an advantage but not essential
  • Management accounts
  • A dedicated team player
  • Ability to work accurately to deadlines
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills

As Bookkeeper for this fantastic practice, the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package and enjoy the benefits of working within a supportive and friendly environment.

Required skills

  • Bookkeeping
  • Sage
  • Vat Returns
  • VT

Reference: 34632648

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