BOOKKEEPER

Recruiter
Reed Accountancy
Location
Surrey
Salary
25000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am currently recruiting for a permanent, full-time Bookkeeper with an annual salary range of GBP25,000 to GBP30,000 depending on experience. My client is an award winning accountancy firm that offers business growth services to an array of clients.

Role Description:
- Prepare accounts from client's records for companies, partnerships and sole traders
- Prepare quarterly VAT returns, mainly for limited companies - this could be standard VAT accounting or Flat Rate Scheme. This involves working with spreadsheets, Sage or Cloud based software in particular Xero
- Prepare business tax computations to identify the taxable business profits, including correctly claiming tax relief on fixed assets
- Input data into the Personal Tax Module using a checklist of items to watch for. Then mark sections of the Tax Return programme as complete
- Draft covering letters enclosing accounts and business tax computations to clients
- Draft supporting paperwork to go with a set of accounts - e.g. Minutes of meetings of directors/Letter of representation/Invoice/Notes & Recommendations/Fixed Price Agreements
- Tax planning regarding extraction of funds from a company in the most tax efficient manner
- Prepare invoices using our software and help with the renewal of fixed price agreements
- Update the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system
- Review electronic in-tray and deal with tasks/post-in as necessary
- Help with social media marketing, the website or mailshots
- Assist with the processing of payroll

The ideal candidate for this role will have the following skills:
- AAT qualifications
- Accountancy practice experience
- Double entry bookkeeping
- Excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Exeprience of IRIS or XERO Cloud is desirable
- Experience of social media marketing would also be helpful

Characteristics Required:
- Good attention to detail (essential)
- Willingness to learn, work hard and be the best you can
- Quick to learn and keen to progress to more complex tasks as knowledge and experience improve
- Will fit in well within the team
- Good interpersonal skills
- Ability to prioritise and work independently

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