Senior Bookkeeper - Xero Specialist

Posted 21 February by BV Recruitment Ltd

Are you an experienced Bookkeeper from an accountancy practice background, looking to join a good quality practice firm in zone 2 North West London, and utilise your Xero experience? Are you keen to assist with moving most of the firms clients over to Xero, manage the firms Bookkeeping department and supervise two junior members of staff? Are you looking to work for a growing independent firm with around 25 staff, and work with many challenging and interesting clients from the retail, media, property, charity and technology sectors? Using Xero on a daily basis, your role will include carrying out compliance bookkeeping and Vat duties for your clients, managing the bookkeeping department as well as staff management and reviewing work. Your role will be a mixture of being both hands on and supervisory. You will also be responsible for advisory and project based assignments for your clients. You might have the opportunity to carry out some accounts preparation work (if you wish) from time to time. This will be a client facing role so you will communicate with and meet your clients on a regular basis.

To be considered for this new position (due to growth over the last 12 months) you must currently be acting as a Senior Bookkeeping, be from a practice environment, and as well as bookkeeping duties have experience of Vat returns and possibly accounts / management accounts. Experience of Xero is essential since you will be responsible for moving all the firms clients over to Xero and providing training to both clients and staff. It is likely you will have at least 5 years of relevant bookkeeping experience in order to carry out this position to a high standard. You must also have an interest in working with SME and medium sized clients, be a team player, be able to work to tight deadlines, and have an outgoing personality.

This growing accountancy practice firm based in Zone 2 North West London, has grown at a tremendous rate over the last few years and has a very impressive client base that rivals a much larger firm. You will work in a growing Bookkeeping and business advisory department, and work with high profile, London based clients. There will also be progression in the future for talented individuals. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Senior Bookkeeper to join a growing practice firm, manage a growing and successful department and utilise your Xero skills.

Required skills

  • Accountancy
  • Bookkeeping
  • Management Accounts
  • Staff Management
  • VAT

Reference: 34530053

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