Role details

Bookkeeper

Droitwich   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Preparing Vat Returns and Accounts to Trial Balance
  • Assist with allocating work accordingly, to ensure all deadlines are met

About Our Client

Our accountancy practice client based in Droitwich was founded over 30 years since then the business has grown every year almost exclusively on the strength of recommendations from happy clients.

They have over one hundred and thirty people in their team of specialists who are well equipped to handle affairs, whatever size or level.

Job Description

  1. Working closely in a small team of staff, you will assist with allocating work accordingly, to ensure all deadlines are met;
  2. Organisation of work schedules to allow on-site work whilst maintaining adequate cover in the office;
  3. Administer new bookkeeping/vat jobs by setting up appropriate files, registering vat schemes with HMRC where appropriate, setting up on-line vat submission access & obtaining all necessary levels of authorisation to enable jobs to be completed;
  4. Visit clients on-site, to support and assess their requirements to ensure appropriate allocation of resources;
  5. Set up appropriate accounting records for new jobs - spreadsheets or accounts software;
  6. Ensure data transferred to BBK for new jobs is checked for completeness;
  7. Control all jobs flowing through the department each month to include -
    1. Work requested from clients in a timely manner with logs maintained;
    2. Incoming records are checked for completeness;
    3. Records are processed in an expedient manner being mindful of time budgets;
    4. Work is subject to quality control checks before being released;
    5. Appropriate authorisation is obtained before making any submission of data to third parties and evidence is on file;
  8. Handle queries from clients and internal customers relating to bookkeeping records;
  9. Ensure all records are passed for year-end accounts once the final bookkeeping has been completed;
  10. Obtain feedback from Accounts staff relating to accuracy issues with the Bookkeeping department and implement improvement plans to ensure standards are maintained;
  11. Attend internal and external meeting relevant to the department;
  12. Other duties as directed by Senior Managers & Partners;

The Successful Applicant

  1. Working knowledge of Sage Accounts software essential;
  2. Working knowledge of Kashflow, TAS Accounts & Money Manager preferable but not essential;
  3. Competent in excel spreadsheets;
  4. Accounts knowledge to an intermediate level - Balance sheets, Profit & Loss, Chart of Accounts, Journals, Trial Balance;
  1. Knowledge of Vat schemes - standard accounting, cash accounting, Flat Rate Scheme, Annual Accounting, EC Sales, Reverse charge, Partial Exemptions, Margin schemes, Retail schemes;

Understanding of HMRC legislation including CIS and PAYE

What's on Offer

up to £21,000

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