Bookkeeper, Practice Background

Bolton By Bowland
£20,000 - £24,999
29 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
My client, a reputable and very established Accountancy Practice in the Bolton area are recruiting an experienced Bookkeeper for their "Outsourcing Division".

This exciting position will add real value to their Business Support Services team.

They pride themselves on offering their clients a first-class service whilst working tirelessly behind the scenes.

For nearly 20 years they have been helping organisations to grow and innovate by delivering back-office services, consultancy and administration. Sometimes they will work with clients on-site around the North West of England. On other occasions, they consult remotely using cloud-based accounting systems.

They want their clients to concentrate on their key business priorities and have complete peace of mind that they are being led by a leading firm of Chartered Accountants with access to wider support from the nationwide HCWA network.

They offer a wide range of bespoke accounting, payroll and bookkeeping services across the North West of England. With more than ten years' of assisting their clients on the Outsourcing side of their business they now have a wealth of experience and are one of the top "Outsourcing" providers in the North side of Manchester and surrounding areas.

All Directors have a huge amount of expertise in all areas of accountancy and business advice and are confident that they can offer their clients a five-star service, no matter what sector they come from.

If this practice sounds like the type of company you'd like to explore further then do continue to read the exact details of the role including key responsibilities and essential skills/ attributes required for this particular opportunity.
  • Responsible for "Outsourced Bookkeeping Functions".
  • Managing your own Portfolio of upto 20 clients with a turnover of no more than £2m
  • Preparing figures to trial balance level.
  • Working at clients premises as and when required in line with the needs of the business and client, therefore it is advisable that you are a car driver with a vehicle and a full clean driver's license
  • Production of financial reports such as management accounts, debtor & creditor reports.
  • Understanding VAT requirements, concepts, calculations and preparation of VAT returns.
  • Ensuring clients comply with PAYE and CIS accounting record keeping requirements.
  • Provide training and advice to more junior members of the team.
  • Applicants need to be methodical, well organised and have the ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Previous experience must be within the accountancy practice sector
  • competent with digital accounting software including Xero and Quickbooks Online which my clients does see as an essential skill as well as being fully conversant with Microsoft applications including Word and Excel, at least to an Intermediate Standard.

In return my client offers a 36.25 hour working week, incorporating a flexi-time system ensuring that all employees, if working from the office work the core hours of 10:00 to 16:00 (and ensuring that they make up the full time hours by the end of each week. Flexi-time does not apply when working at a client's site.

They also offer 20 days holidays plus statutory holidays, which rises by 1 day per year employed upto a maximum of 25 days a year. Please note: 3-4 days must be taken during the Xmas shut down.

For further information about the role, package, benefits, culture of this practice or any further questions you may have please APPLY TODAY.