Bookkeeper / Outsourcing Assistant

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Kent, Sandwich
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 May 2022
Closes
24 May 2022
Ref
JN -012022-4584286
Contact
Dylan Feehily
Job role
Bookkeeper
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Michael Page are partnering with a top 30 Accountancy Firm in east Kent who are looking to recruit a Bookkeeper / Outsourcing Assistant. This firm are well recognised within practice amongst industry professionals. They look after their employees and take pride in ensuring great work life balance.

Client Details

Michael Page are partnering with a top 30 Accountancy Firm in east Kent who are looking to recruit a Bookkeeper / Outsourcing Assistant. This firm are well recognised within practice amongst industry professionals. They look after their employees and take pride in ensuring great work life balance.

Description

Bookkeeping processing and functions.

* If necessary, collect the processing from a client's place of business.

* Prepare a list of required information following the completion of the bookkeeping functions.

* Set up and monitor bank payments on various banking platforms.

* Prepare VAT returns and submit once approved.

* Prepare balance sheet reconciliations.

* Prepare system driven management accounts.

* Prepare supplier reconciliations.

* Purchase ledger and sales ledger functions (tagging and booking of invoices).

* Credit control functions.

* Build & maintain adequate knowledge within the team of all main bookkeeping software packages.

Key responsibilities

* To ensure all bookkeeping functions are adhered to for specific clients.

* To be proactive in a problem solving environment and resolve internal and external issues in a

confident and meticulous manner.

* To liaise with other team members to build up an excellent rapport with them and earn their trust and confidence.

* To quickly understand the ever changing needs of clients and to put in place best practices to assist in implementing these changes.

Profile

  • Team player
  • Good communication skills
  • Analytical
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Commercial awareness
  • Confidentiality
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • To converse professionally and confidently with clients and other office staff
  • Experience using accounting software preferred such as (Xero/Sage/QuickBooks/Twinfield) would be advantageous but not essential.

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary (based on experience)
  • 5% contribution on pension scheme
  • Private health plan
  • Gym membership and restaurant discount cards, travel insurance and additional health insurance - and much more.

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