Job Type: Full Time Permanent
Location: Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Working Hours : Monday - Friday
Salary: £Highly Competitive + Benefits
We will offer you a competitive package
A fully funded study package towards a professional qualification
Extensive benefits for you and your family
A comfortable warm and friendly environment with great people and the chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients that no other family-based firm can offer
Sopher + Co strongly believes in staff development and continuously encourage internal progression
Established in 1975, Sopher + Co is a trusted business adviser of choice for entrepreneurs, owner-managed businesses, high net worth individuals, professional partnerships, and expats. Their roots in Elstree led to their early client base in the media and entertainment industry. Since then, they have grown immensely, with their portfolio now spanning over 20 industries. Their success is within the staff - with endless opportunities and open-mind approach, Sopher + Co is a place where you can drive your career and ambitions forward, sharing and promoting their commitment to excellent client experience.
The Role – Bookkeeper:
Sopher + Co are looking for a Bookkeeper to join the Private Client Financial Management team based at the Borehamwood office. The role offers variety, autonomy and the opportunity to work with an incredibly broad range of clients. You will provide accurate bookkeeping services to a diverse range of clients, as well as:
Record clients’ financial transactions
Prepare appropriate schedules and reports as requested by clients and partners
Complete VAT returns and file VAT returns online
Manage profit and loss statements and balance sheets
File historical records and retrieve necessary documents
Record cash receipts and handling bank deposits
Provide administrative and clerical support
Ad hoc duties as and when required
About you – Bookkeeper:
Sopher + Co take pride in their employees and their achievements whilst praising and recognising hard work. We are looking for people who embrace the 3 C’s – change, challenge and commitment.
Having gained experience in a similar role, you will be confident in working to a high standard, have excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to your work.
Previous professional practice experience in a similar role
Ideally you will be AAT/CAT qualified, or be studying towards professional exams
Excellent communication skills and a flexible approach to your work
Understanding of accounting software, including Xero, Sage Line 50 and Caseware
Good knowledge of VAT law and compliance
Good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel essential) and Outlook
Strong interpersonal and time management skills
Organised and commercially minded
A high level of flexibility, professionalism and confidence
Sopher + Co is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in employment and we expect all our employees to act in accordance with this policy, we recognise the key role it plays in the success of our business .