Bookkeeper

Recruiter
Pertemps Black Country Perms
Location
Dudley
Salary
24000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
15 Jun 2021
Closes
17 Jun 2021
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are delighted to be recruiting for a Client Bookkeeper to work for an established company in Dudley.

Main responsibilities:

You will be allocated a portfolio of clients to which a bookkeeping service will be required either on a weekly, monthly or quarterly basis
Deal with client queries and provide sound advice as and when required
Liaising with clients ensuring records are requested for processing at suitable times to manage both reporting deadlines with HMRC and your own workload
Ensuring that all VAT deadlines are met for your portfolio and management are advised of your progress in meeting these deadlines
To complete bookkeeping up to a fully reconciled trial balance stage ready for accounts preparation
Maintain a working knowledge and understanding of current technical matters
Assist in the development of other staff where required
Assist clients with developing their bookkeeping systems and procedures
Carry out duties in accordance with office procedures
To provide ad-hoc support to other members of the bookkeeping department as required

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

A professional qualification (AAT, ACCA etc.) or suitably qualified by experience
Accountancy practice experience essential
Give exceptional client service
Can prioritise workload
Time management skills
Able to work to strict deadlines
Strong attention to detail
Conscientious
To possess a good knowledge of auto enrolment and CIS monthly returns.
Knowledge of the CIS Domestic reverse charge for VAT is also desirable.
Ability to use bookkeeping software and systems operated by the practice, including Sage 50, Sage Business Cloud, Quickbooks, Xero etc.
To have a good understanding of relevant Microsoft Office software, e.g. Outlook, Word, Excel and any other packages relevant to the role
Full driving license and own car with ability to travel to client's premises as and when required with mileage paid at HMRC approved rate.

In return the company will provide a competitive salary, a company where they have very low staff turnover and a nice place to work.

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