Lead Bookkeeper

30000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000/annum
09 Mar 2017
23 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced Bookkeeper looking for your next challenge? If so, we are recruiting and are looking for individuals just like you!

UBTA provide a range of professional services, and are in the process of establishing an innovative cloud accounting based bookkeeping and management reporting service for their accounting client base in the UK.

The end objective is to improve management control, and enable better management information, both for the client and for UBTA advisers.

Due to continuing business success and growth we now have a fantastic opportunity available for a Lead Bookkeeper to join our team in Warwick.

Lead Bookkeeper key responsibilities:

Acting as a Lead Bookkeeper, key responsibilities will include:

- Leading and managing the on-boarding of new clients,
- Delegating processing work to the offshore team,
- Implementing system optimisation opportunities and,
- Provision of technical day to day bookkeeping support to the offshore team and clients.

Within this, responsibilities will include:

- Working with customers to train and keep them engaged during the on-boarding process to ensure effective on-boarding and ongoing working relationships.
- Preparation of accounts to final trial balance stage and resolution of process and financial issues along the way.
- Payroll processing.

There will be some on-site work across the UK which may, at times, require overnight hotel accommodation.

The successful candidate:

To be successful for this role you will need proven and thorough Bookkeeping experience, alongside experience in leading and managing the on-boarding of new client migrations onto a Xero environment, in either a private practice or a commercial environment, along with:

Essential attributes:

- Solid 5 years` plus bookkeeping experience
- Excellent working knowledge and familiarity with Xero and other cloud based accounting packages
- Experience of undertaking all financial processing and controls, including working knowledge of inventory systems
- AAT qualified or qualified by experience
- Competent with managing multiple clients within different industries
- Enjoys client interaction both onsite and over the telephone
- Possesses a keen attention to detail and ability to follow and maintain processes and procedures
- Strong organisational and communication skills
- Ability to identify and raise issues and concerns to management effectively
- Able to work as part of a team or on their own
- Self-directed, highly motivated, reliable, able to use their initiative.
- Must hold a driving licence

Desirable attributes:

- Experience in working with offshore teams
- Understanding of automation 'Add-on` products such as ReceiptBank and Expensify

You will receive

- GBP30,000 p.a.
- Pension
- Free lunches
- Private Health Insurance Scheme (after successful completion of 6 month probation)

If you are looking for your next challenge as a Lead Bookkeeper then we want to hear from you, please click APPLY!

No terminology in the advert you have seen is intended to discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we will gladly accept applications from all sections of the community

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