Senior Bookkeeper

Leamington Spa
23000.00 - 25000.00 GBP Annual + GBP23000 - GBP25000/annum
22 Aug 2017
19 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Bookkeeper

Location: Leamington

Salary: GBP23,000pa - GBP25,000pa DOE plus annual bonus schemes

Our client is one of the largest independent firms of Accountants & Financial Advisors in the South Warwickshire region. Due to impressive and contunied growth, they are looking to acquire the service of a Senior Bookkeeper. This is a fantastic opportunity with significant rewards and recognition. You will have your own portfolio of varied clients and with that, a high level of autonomy and responsibility. This position will suit an experienced bookkeeper, possibly somebody who has worked as an independent bookkeeper who doesn't want the hassle of constantly having to find new clients to keep themselves busy and their earning consistent.

Main Responsibilities:

* Dealing directly with clients, both at our client's office and at their client's premises
* Carrying out a wide variety of bookkeeping and accounts preparation for a wide variety of local business (SME's and sole traders etc.)
* Processing purchase & sales invoices
* Reconciling supplier and bank statements
* Submitting VAT returns
* Maintaining sales and purchase ledgers
* Prepayments and accruals
* Attending client meetings
* New system set-ups
* Resolving payment queries
* Producing reports for senior management
* Handling account related queries

Key Skills and Experience:

* A minimum of 5 years of finance/bookkeeping experience
* Strong knowledge of SAGE
* Experience in other cloud based accounting systems such as Xero would be an advantage
* Experience of processing high volumes of invoices
* Proven levels of accuracy and attention to detail
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Strong Microsoft Office and Outlook skills
* Organised and self-motivated
* Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
* Driving licence and access to a vehicle

Additional Information:

Free parking is available to all staff. Annual bonus schemes plus excellent benefits.

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please submit an up-to-date CV including details about your current or most recent salary and your availability/notice period. You can also call Beth Lawrence for a discreet and confidential discussion about the role