Burton Sweet Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors
Bath, Somerset
Up to £22,000 DOE Plus Benefits
24 Oct 2019
21 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Shepton Mallet, Somerset

Are you an AAT qualified Bookkeeper with great communication skills? Looking to broaden your skill-set and develop professionally in a client-facing role? If so, we want to hear from you.

About Us

Established in 1969, Burton Sweet are a leading provider of accounting, personal tax and business support services. We are passionate about delivering a high-quality service to our client base which includes individuals and businesses, from start-ups to well-established group practices.

We are now looking for a Bookkeeper to join our team in Shepton Mallet, working on a full time or part time basis.

The Benefits

- Salary of up to £22,000 DOE (pro rata if part time)
- Pension scheme (4% employee/employer contributions)
- PHI scheme
- Occupational sick pay scheme
- 28 days’ holiday (pro rata if part time) rising to 33 with service
- Support towards your continued professional development
- Free parking

This is the ideal opportunity for a junior-level bookkeeper to step up and gain further experience which will enable their career and maintain their career path.

Fostering a positive, challenging and rewarding work environment, we have a strong focus on investing in our people and will support you to achieve your professional goals.

You will have the chance to work alongside a passionate team who are striving to become the region’s leading independent provider of business services.

The Role

As a Bookkeeper, you will assist with all aspects of bookkeeping, as well as accounts and management accounts preparation. You will also prepare VAT returns and bank reconciliations, largely using bank feeds.

The other key aspect of your role will involve providing training and support in the use of bookkeeping software packages, both in-house and externally.

You’ll focus on delivering a first-class service to clients, answering any queries they may have and helping them to successfully prepare their accounts.

About You 

To join us as a Bookkeeper, you’ll need: 

- To be AAT qualified (or have equivalent knowledge/experience)
- Experience with a variety of accounting software and/or systems packages, such as Sage 50 Cloud Accounts, Xero, or QuickBooks Online
- A good understanding of bookkeeping processes and controls 
- Excellent communication skills

Ideally, you will have a minimum of two years’ bookkeeping experience, but this is not essential.

Other companies may call this role Bookkeeper, Finance Assistant, Finance Clerk, Accounts Assistant, Accounts Software Advisor, Finance Software Advisor or Accounts Clerk.

This is a full time role. However, this role can be offered on a part time basis, working a minimum of 21 hours per week.

Webrecruit and Burton Sweet are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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