Bookkeeper

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Location
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
14 May 2021
Closes
23 May 2021
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Job role
Bookkeeper
Experience level
Qualified accountant
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Overview

Reference
SOC-5895
Salary
£/annum + Benefits
Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Hertfordshire -- Borehamwood
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
30 April 2021

Offering extensive benefits, continued career progression, and an open-mind approach, Sopher + Co is a place where you can drive your career and ambitions forward. Our teams of professionals will assist you in achieving your career goals in an atmosphere of respect, understanding and full support.
Sopher + Co are Accountants and Tax Advisers who make it their business to understand and add value to clients personal and business affairs. We are looking for a Bookkeeper to join our growing Private Office team in Borehamwood.

Role responsibilities for the Bookkeeper:
  • Working closely with a Senior Accountant to manage bookkeeping services for a portfolio of clients in an accurate and timely manner
  • Recording clients' financial transactions
  • Preparing appropriate schedules and reports as requested by Clients and Partners
  • Completing and filing VAT returns
  • Managing profit and loss statements and balance sheets
  • Filing historical records and retrieving necessary documents
  • Ensuring all client work is completed within applicable lodgement and work schedule deadlines
  • Ensuring client assignments are completed in line with all relevant accounting standards
  • Recording cash receipt and handling bank deposits
  • Providing administrative and clerical support
  • Other ad hoc duties

Requirements for the Bookkeeper:
  • Previous professional practice experience in a similar role
  • Solid understanding of accounting software, including proficient knowledge of Xero, Sage Line 50 and Caseware
  • Good knowledge of VAT law and compliance
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel essential) and Outlook
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Strong time management skills, able to work to tight deadlines
  • A keen eye for detail, teamed with the ability to spot any inaccuracies or duplications and provide resolutions
  • Organised and commercially minded
  • A high level of flexibility, professionalism and confidence

Benefits:
We offer a competitive package including extensive benefits for you and your family, a comfortable warm and friendly environment with great people and the chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients that no other family-based firm can offer.
Sopher + Co take pride in their employees and their achievements whilst praising and recognising hard work. We strongly believe in staff development and continuously encourage internal progression.

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