Senior Bookkeeper for a high-profile British EntrepreneurNotting Hill, LondonCompetitive Salary Job descriptionA high-profile female entrepreneur is seeking a Bookkeeper to join her newly created family office. This office oversees the management of the families, special projects (including property purchasing and redevelopment) family staff and households.This hire will work directly for the CFO/Leader of the Family Office. It is envisaged that this is a full-time role primarily based in the London office. This individual should have the skillset and desire to build and evolve as the assets of the private office grow.Key ResponsibilitiesThis individual will:support with general bookkeeping, invoice paying, accounting for personal expenses for both principals. They will work with accounts payable, credit control and coding, bank reconciliations, payment runs. This individual will have deep involvement in transaction work including dealing with invoices, ensuring they are authorised, then payment and the relevant downloads from a bookkeeping perspective.be familiar with procedures and will be responsible for preparing the monthly financial close process.assisting with the admin relating to joiners and leavers being added and removed from payroll, preparation of contracts and the updating of records.assisting with the day to day management of employees, including maintenance of electronic employee files and employee database, monitoring holiday, sick leave and maternity pay.assisting with monitoring adherence to policies, including employer compliance and GDPR. help with cashflows.provide administrative support as needed.Key RequirementsChartered Accountant preferred and must have worked in previous bookkeeping role. Ideally had experience working in an accountancy firm.Solid spreadsheet skills and good working knowledge of Excel.Knowledge of Xero/Quickbooks or something similar.IT literate in MS office to include Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Microsoft Outlook.HR and payroll experience considered a plus.Candidate ProfileExcellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Strong understanding of finance to be responsible and accountable for bookkeeping.The successful candidate must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and will have the ability to interact with individuals both internally and externally. They should have charisma and a willingness to turn their hand to anything.The individual must be a self-starter but possess the ability to work individually and as part of a team.The successful candidate must be extremely organised, responsive and systematic and able to prioritise tasks efficiently in time-pressured environments.An excellent communicator with demonstrable ability to consolidate and report information in a clear, timely and transparent way.A motivated low-key professional who can quickly adapt to an entrepreneurial environment where teamwork, agility and a solution led approach is important.Flexible, discrete and humble.