Bookkeeper

Recruiter
MAP
Location
Salford
Salary
£20,000 - £24,999
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1231083312
Category
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Who we are: We believe in creating an environment where people love what they do. There are too many people that go to work and detest their role and are counting down the hours until they get home. We spend half of our working time working so it's extremely important to us that the people that work at MAP love what they do to best serve their clients. We work exclusively with digital creative agencies.

Our long term vision: To be recognised as the company that had the greatest influence over the success of the UK's digital creative industry by 2020.

You report to: Client Finance Director

Your Benefits:
  • 20 days holiday & bank holidays (1 additional day for each years service)
  • Enrolled on a company bonus scheme
  • Gym membership - because being fit and healthy is essential for a happy and productive working environment
  • Pension provided through auto-enrolment scheme
  • Health plan provided by Healthshield Requirements

Purpose: To assist clients with bookkeeping services either remotely or by visiting the client' premises, ensuring that clients books are kept up to date thereby relieving pressure on client managers whilst allowing clients to focus on growing their business.

Your duties will include:

Raising clients' sales invoices and emailing these to Customers via Xero

Maintaining purchase ledgers (with the use of Receipt Bank) and managing supplier payments (where specified by client)

Handling staff expense claims, ensuring that these are approved by the appropriate manager within the business, then handling physical payments (where specified by client)

Bank/credit card reconciliation in Xero

Continuously automating all of the above to ensure that the client is as efficient as possible

Adhoc credit control duties where required

Managing own workload, planning and managing jobs and tasks to ensure great service outcomes and peace of mind for the client

Providing support to Client Managers by keeping everything up to date and ensuring that all month/year end Balance Sheet items are fully explained and justified (e.g. year end bank statement copies provided to Client Managers)

Success measures:
  • Exceeding customer satisfaction targets
  • Having the ability to structure own workflows and actively reviewing these to ensure productivity and service levels are achieved
  • Engaged with the client from the beginning of their relationship, providing training and advice to make bookkeeping easier and streamlining where possible
  • Feedback from Client Managers
  • Justification of value added

Who you are:
  • Qualified/Part-Qualified bookkeeper
  • Experience in working in bookkeeping profession
  • Exposure to cloud accounting software such as Xero and Receipt Bank (Desirable to be certified on both or another Cloud Accounting Software) - minimum 2 years experience
  • Interpersonal relationship skills
  • Effective time management skills
  • Skilled and effective communicator and connector
  • Able to remain resilient when faced with challenging situations
  • Able to adapt to changes in systems and technology
  • Able to effectively Delegate

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