Senior Bookkeeper – Flexible Working Available
We are requiring an experienced account assistant and bookkeeper to assist our team of accountants.
We are a growing accountancy practice based in Wigan.
We were established in 2007 with the aim of delivering a high quality, proactive, but jargon-free, plain English advice service to local businesses in Wigan and surrounding areas.
The focus was to assist business owners make sense of their finances, achieve their business and personal goals, and help them have a better life by showing them how to take control of their accounts.
The practice has grown significantly since then and has become one of the most trusted firms in the local area with a team of skilled and knowledgeable staff with extensive experience in helping businesses in a wide range of sectors.
As early adopters of cloud accounting, we provide a dynamic solution for clients and have seen how this revolutionises the way you prepare your accounts.
Working within a busy team the successful applicant will manage the bookkeeping for a wide variety of clients and provide support to the business services team, utilising a wide range of skills and supporting bookkeeping and payroll tasks using the latest cloud-based systems.
In summary the role covers:
Client bookkeeping utilising cloud-based accountancy software, primarily Xero, Dext, Sage and Quickbooks.
Preparing weekly and monthly payroll for all clients using Brightpay.
Preparing and submitting monthly and quarterly VAT returns to HMRC.
Preparing monthly CIS contractor returns.
Preparation of management accounts.
Assisting the accountants with yearend company accounts.
Dealing with client queries and correspondence.
Other ad-hoc duties as required including reception duties, meeting, and greeting visitors, and generally making clients and visitors feel welcome to the business.
Our commitment is to provide the employee with an interesting and wide-ranging role within a modern progressive firm of accountants. The environment is open and friendly with opportunities to gain further accounting experience if desired.
We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed, hardworking candidate with a “can do” attitude to join the team. Someone who is confident to communicate effectively with clients and work colleagues.
Experience gained within a similar role with an accountancy practice is desirable.
AAT or similar qualification preferred although someone with relevant experience would be considered.
Experience of using Xero, Sage or Quickbooks, is essential.
Experience of payroll processing would be advantageous.
£20,000 to £25,000 depending on experience plus annual bonus
Casual dress code
Company pension scheme
28 days holiday
Start Date – July 2022
Hours of Work:
Monday to Thursday 9am to 5pm including 45 min lunch break and Friday’s 9am to 4pm, totalling 37.5 hours per week, or you could take advantage of Flexible Hours across Monday to Friday – minimum 25 hours, maximum 37.5 hours per week (the salary would then be pro rata on the hours).
If you are interested in this excellent opportunity and would like to join our friendly team, please apply now with your CV and covering letter…
Closing date for applications – 30 June 2022