Bookkeeper - Accountancy Practice
A leading chartered accountancy practice based near Sevenoaks is searching for a client facing experienced Bookkeeper to join their team, in a client support role, supporting clients with forthcoming, making tax digital changes, preparing management accounts, vat returns, bookkeeping, and other services. You will carve a key role here, adding value to clients and assisting them with these transitions.
This very successful firm of accountants, based near Sevenoaks has developed a deserved reputation for delivering quality services, along with building strong relationships with its wide ranging client base, across varying industries and size of client. The firm offers a very supportive and team focused environment, reflected by a low staff turnover. You will be encouraged to develop in your career, with the potential to develop new technical skills and see a clear career path on offer. This client is experiencing a large upturn in requirements from their clients on the bookkeeping side with advise for MTD and help with increasing request for help and need to move over to Xero/Sage/Quickbooks software.
Joining as a Bookkeeper, based from their offices near Sevenoaks, you will play a lead role in assisting clients on the bookkeeping side, up to trial balance, with advise for MTD and help with increasing request for help and need to move over to Xero/Sage/Quickbooks software. The role will have a mix of office based work in the main and on client site, with clients within a 15-30 mile radius of the office.
You will be undertaking management accounts, client bookkeeping, journals, reconciliations, VAT returns and providing other services, up to trial balance for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies ranging from around £80,000 to around £3-5 million turnovers on the larger clients across very varied industries. You will carve a valued position within this close knit team and progress.
Whilst holding an AAT qualification may be a bonus, if supported by a relevant career history and technical skill set, a strong, relevant, experienced background only, is equally of interest, as well.
You will have anything from 2 - 3 years, or significantly more experience within accountancy, in your career so far, as an accounting technician, assistant accountant, bookkeeper etc. Individuals with a background working within the accountancy practice sector, for a firm of any size, preparing management accounts, VAT returns, bookkeeping and other services, for a mixed client base of sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, will be of high interest. Alongside this, given the nature of this role, you may also come with a career background in commerce and industry, interested in the prospect of transferring your skills into the profession, perhaps attracted by the prospect and challenge, of dealing with wide ranging clients and adding value, supporting them, in a client facing capacity.
£25,000- £35,000 per annum