Junior Bookkeeper

Michael Page
18 May 2021
25 May 2021
JN -022021-2005802
Jacob Jones
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Joining as an integral hire at an innovative and unique firm of accountants. Progress, develop, and grow your skill set,

Client Details

Michael Page is partnering with a leading, innovative independent practice who are looking to recruit a Junior Bookkeeper to join as a pivotal hire. The firm has grown organically and sustained positive growth over the last year and they are looking to complement their growth with a new Bookkeeper professional. The firm's clients range in size; from small sole traders to large businesses with multi-million-pound turnover. The successful individual will carve an influential role; playing a major part in the future development of the firm, whilst joining a team where every staff member has an opportunity to make a real difference. The firm encourages and fosters an ethos of quality service across the entire business, where individuals are developed to achieve their potential and career goals. A paperless, digitally-transformed firm who strongly believe in using technology to help their clients stay on top of their books and accounts.


The key responsibilities for this Junior Bookkeeper position at a leading Accountancy firm based in Cardiff are:

  • General accounting and bookkeeping work for a range of clients;
  • Preparation of VAT returns;
  • Bank analysis;
  • Processing monthly journal entries to clients' accounting systems i.e. QuickBooks and Xero;
  • Prepare annual accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies;
  • Establish a professional and confident working relationship with clients, dealing with telephone enquiries, and escalating queries.


In order for candidates to be successful when applying for this Junior Bookkeeper role at a leading Accountancy firm in Cardiff, you must be:

  • 1-2 years of either practice or industry bookkeeping experience;
  • Experience in QuickBooks or Xero accounting systems;
  • Have a proactive approach to problem-solving and delivering client solutions;
  • Be a motivated individual and able to work alone or as part of a team;
  • The ability to take responsibility and use their own initiative to resolve problems and issues;
  • Ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels;
  • Strong organisation and planning skills and attention to detail; and
  • The ability to positively embrace changes and new challenges.

Job Offer

Competitive salary (dependent on experience);


Agile working hours;

Regular social activities within the department and across the wider business;

Study support if required;

Great office location;

Well established, supportive team; and