Bookkeeper in Birmingham - MHA MacIntyre Hudson

Job Overview

Birmingham, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
1 month ago

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Job Description

We're looking for an experienced Bookkeeper to join our Northern Region, based from either our Birmingham, or Leicester office. As a Bookkeeper, you will be responsible for undertaking bookkeeping, preparation of VAT returns, and management information for clients ensuring deadlines and proper accounting standards are met. At MacIntyre Hudson, we pride ourselves on our award-winning training, genuine work life balance, clear succession paths for our staff, supportive leadership teams and the sheer scope we can offer our teams in their respective roles. We are looking for motivated and forward-thinking individuals as we continue to grow as a firm. If you are excited to meet and build great relationships with new clients and companies and want to thrive in a collaborative, social and supportive environment, we would love to hear from you. In 2020 we won the Best Advisory Services category of the new Business Resilience Awards, organised by Accountancy Age. Previously we won; National Firm of the Year, Tax Team of the Year and Graduate and Non-Graduate programme of the Year at the British Accountancy Awards, we internationally re-branded, and we grew substantially with a few high-profile mergers. It's an exciting time to join the firm! The Employee Offering 
Genuine work-life balance
Accredited Investor in People
New and improved programme for Succession planning and supportive management structure to help you realise your potential
33 days holiday including bank holidays, plus the opportunity to buy or sell up to 5 days (28 days on a training contract, with the opportunity to buy 5 days)
Very competitive salary
Employee Recognition awards and bonuses
Amazing employee referral scheme, paying up to £4000 for a successful referral
Paid CSR time
Car lease scheme
And more!
Main Responsibilities  Bookkeeping 
Undertake bookkeeping for a variety of clients as allocated by the line manager inputting data and processing payments as required
Maintain a full and accurate audit trail by filing and referencing documents in a timely manner
Adhere to proper accounting standards
Meet deadlines and time budgets
Advise line manager of any outstanding issues
Complete VAT returns for allocated clients
Client Relations 
Develop and maintain good client relations
Liaise with clients directly or through relevant manager to resolve queries or obtain further information
Ensure a high level of service to meet clients expectations
Ensure that all hours worked on assignments are correctly recorded.
Qualification and Skills 
2 years or more Bookkeeping experience
Knowledge of a number of accounting packages (XERO/ SAGE / Quickbooks)
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Organised and methodical
Client focussed
Strong IT skills including Word, Outlook and Excel, to an intermediate level, for the production of letters and spreadsheets
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
Carrying out tasks with a high degree of efficiency and accuracy
Time management skills
Ability to operate strict deadlines and handle conflicting priorities
Ability to work under own initiative
Ability to keep calm under pressure
Experience in working within teams
If this role sounds of interest to you, please make your application and one of the team will be in touch. Our application form takes just a few minutes to complete and includes some diversity questions. MHA Macintyre Hudson is a committed member of Access Accountancy and as such, we track our diversity stats and actively work to improve on these, year on year, looking at new ways to promote our roles to the widest audience. Any data collected is fully anonymised before sharing with any external parties, as per our Data Protection Policy, and is not visible to hiring managers, or used in any way during the selection process.


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