Bookkeeper - Letchworth

Letchworth, Hertfordshire
£22,000 - £27,000 per annum
20 Jul 2017
17 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Bookkeeper
Location: Letchworth, Hertfordshire
Salary: Up to £22,000 - £27,000 per annum
Job type: Permanent
Reporting to: Bookkeeping Supervisor and Directors

Client is a national group of accountants and business advisers. The prime function of this role is to provide bookkeeping services to the clients mainly at in-house and occasionally at client’s premises.

Balancing accounts
Processing sales invoices, receipts and payments
Processing purchase invoices
Completing VAT returns
Completing CIS returns
Checking company bank statements and reconciling
Maintaining fixed asset registers
Preparing Management Accounts and supporting schedules
Dealing with prepayments and accruals
Preparing year end files for the Accountants
Prepare appropriate schedules and reports as requested by Clients and Directors.
Dealing with financial paperwork and filing
Being able to communicate at all levels
Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

The role involves travel to and from client’s premises on an occasional basis and therefore being able to drive would be an advantage.

An ability to work quickly and accurately
An eye for detail
An ability to work to deadlines
An ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
Good computer skills (especially with databases and financial software)
An ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English
Must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential
Useful qualifications include specialist qualifications such as AAT for example

Integrity – Be honest, consistent and transparent
Clients – The centre of what we do
Accountability – Take responsible action
Innovation – Find better ways
Simplify – Make it easier

Work Pattern: 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Friday.

We expect our staff to commit as much time as is necessary in order to fulfil their duties and this expectation is reflected in our salary structure. Overtime is paid only at the discretion of Directors/Managers and needs prior approval. You may, however, from time to time be asked to work overtime and if you choose to do so, you will have the choice of either being paid (at standard rate) or taking time in lieu. We do not envisage overtime being a regular part of your job.

Ensuring that all responsibilities are met in accordance with company procedures and the Staff Handbook
Understanding the need for confidentiality when dealing with both internal and external information
Flexibility to travel to all Group/Client sites.
Flexibility to work outside or in excess of standard hours when necessary to achieve objectives required
Sound knowledge of the company’s service offering specific to role

If you have further inquiries about this role, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at: 02033717671