Bookkeeper

Posted 13 September by Your Recruitment Team Ltd

Your Recruitment Team are excited to be representing our client, a well-established Accountancy practice based in Canterbury. Our client is looking for a Bookkeeper to join their growing team. After an initial induction working from their practice, where you will benefit from free on-site parking, you will then split your working week equally between home and the office.

Role responsibilities for the Bookkeeper:

  • Working closely with Accountants to manage bookkeeping services for a portfolio of clients in an accurate and timely manner
  • Recording clients financial transactions
  • Preparing appropriate schedules and reports as requested by Clients and Partners
  • Completing and filing VAT returns
  • Managing profit and loss statements and balance sheets
  • Filing historical records and retrieving necessary documents
  • Ensuring all client work is completed within applicable lodgement and work schedule deadlines
  • Ensuring client assignments are completed in line with all relevant accounting standards
  • Recording cash receipt and handling bank deposits
  • Providing administrative and clerical support
  • Other ad hoc duties

Requirements for the Bookkeeper:

  • Previous professional practice experience in a similar role
  • Must have previous practice experience
  • Solid understanding of accountancy software
  • Good knowledge of VAT law and compliance
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel essential) and Outlook
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Strong time management skills, able to work to tight deadlines
  • A keen eye for detail, teamed with the ability to spot any inaccuracies or duplications and provide resolutions
  • Organised and commercially minded
  • A high level of flexibility, professionalism and confidence
  • 2/3 years practice experience is preferred

The benefits for a successful bookkeeper include:

  • £25-£35k (DOE)
  • 31 days incl bank holidays with 3 days to be taken over the Xmas break
  • Free parking
  • Pension
  • Home/Office flexibility

Required skills

  • Accountancy
  • Accountancy Firm
  • Administrative
  • Bookkeeping
  • Software

Application question

Have you had previous experience working within an accountancy practice?

Reference: 42757549

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