Bookkeeper - leading accountancy practice

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Stafford, Staffordshire
Salary
£22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted
22 Jan 2021
Closes
19 Feb 2021
Ref
JN -112020-1558385
Contact
Matt Taylor
Job role
Bookkeeper
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Varied role with a mixed client base of sole traders, partnerships and limited companies, OMB's, SME's, across varying industries and turnovers.

Client Details

Highly successful firm of accountants, based in Stafford has developed a strong reputation for delivering quality services, along with building strong relationships with it's wide ranging client base, across varying industries and turnover size.

The firm offers a very supportive and team focused environment, reflected by a low staff turnover and long serving staff. A paperless, digitally-transformed accountancy firm who strongly believe in using technology to help their clients stay on top of their books and accounts.

Description

  • General accounting and bookkeeping work for a range of clients
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Processing of year end journal entries to clients' accounting systems
  • Prepare annual accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies
  • Prepare management accounts from client cashbooks and liaise with clients, as necessary
  • Attend and work at client premises, as necessary
  • Establish a professional and confident working relationship with clients, dealing with telephone enquiries timeously, escalating queries as appropriate, in order to enhance the Firm's reputation and business opportunities

Profile

  • HND, AAT or ACCA part-qualified or breadth of knowledge to equivalent level essential
  • Good numerical and data analysis skills
  • Must be able to build effective relationships with clients and colleagues at all levels from a variety of sectors
  • Client driven and commercially aware
  • Organised with the ability to cope with multiple responsibilities within tight deadlines
  • Sound technical knowledge with a proactive approach
  • Must be able to demonstrate a commitment to high standards of both personal and professional performance with the ability to take ownership of tasks
  • Computer literate with experience of various accounting packages including cloud based solutions. Experience of accounts production software is desirable

Job Offer

  • £22,000 - £25,000 basic dependant on experience
  • Competitive pension
  • Agile working hours
  • Regular social activities within the department and across the wider business
  • Study support if required
  • Career progression
  • Great career coaching within accountancy

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