We are seeking an experienced bookkeeper to join an independent and well-established accountancy firm based in Devon. The firm have enjoyed recent business growth and are looking for someone to join their super friendly team! You will have the opportunity to earn a basic salary of £18,000-£28,000 per annum.
The Bookkeeper will maintain financial records and manage their cash flow. You will record financial transactions and ensure financial records and statements are accurate and up to date. This involves using specialised software, including accounting programs and spreadsheets.
Our client is an independent and well-established firm of accountants who have a wealth of experience in all areas of accountancy and taxation. They are a forward-thinking Practice with a relaxed culture and believe that a proactive approach to tax and business development is essential when dealing with small and medium sized owner operated businesses.
TYPICAL DAILY JOB DUTIES - WHAT WILL YOU BE RESPONSIBLE FOR?
o Processing payments, invoices, income and receipts and entering data into accounting software or databases then filing hard copies
o Preparing financial statements showing business income and expenditure
o Paying vendor invoices and tracking bank account balances
o Completing VAT returns
o Verifying the accuracy of business accounts and alerting the Accountant of errors
o Recording any inconsistencies to help the accountants reconcile inaccuracies
o Developing monthly financial statements including cash flow, profit and loss and balance sheets
o Preparing employee wages
o Managing employee expense claims
o Helping the Accountant with administrative duties and preparing yearly accounts
o Previously worked in an accountancy practice.
o General Administration
o Microsoft Office literate (word and excel)
o Ability to communicate with clients clearly and professionally:
- On the telephone
- Letter writing
o Ability to work autonomously, prioritise workload and manage deadlines.
o Personable - will have client contact.
o Organised - We strive for consistency and control to give a professional and proactive service.
o AAT/Bookkeeping Qualification (Desirable)
o Sage One, Sage Desktop, Xero (Desirable)
£18,000 - £28,000 Dependable on experience.
February to December: 37 hours per week as follows:
Monday - Thursday 8.30 am - 5.00 pm (30-minute lunch break)
Friday 8.30 am - 1.30 pm (no lunch break)
For the month of January: 40 hours per week as follows:
Monday - Friday 8.30 am - 5.00 pm (30 minute lunch break)
***PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU MATCH THE PERSON SPECIFICATION ABOVE ***
PACKAGE AND BENEFITS
o 20 working days per annum Holiday entitlement
o Payment of Subscriptions to Professional Bodies
o Group Private Medical Cover Policy - non-contributory by you.
o Group Income Protection Policy - non-contributory by you.
o Death in Service (Life Cover) - non-contributory by you.
o Parking permit for all Torbay car parks.
o Commission of 25% of the first year`s annual recurring fee chargeable to any clients you introduce to the practice.
o Commission on introduction of suitable employees. £750 non senior roles and £1,500 for senior roles.
o Flexi Time (with 1.30pm finish on Fridays as part of standard hours)
o Two Duvet Fridays per holiday year.
o Casual wear every day.
o Free snacks and fruit bowl provided.
o Open culture to include regular staff meetings, including involving staff in practice development and achievement of goals.
o Social Committee and events with a social fund provided by the Practice.
o Christmas closure period 24 Dec to 1 Jan, all working days given as extra holiday.
o Holiday entitlement increases with length of service.
If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Temoor on (phone number removed).
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