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Bookkeeper

Published 08 December 2023
£25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Permanent
Job Starts: 8th December 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Our client is a dynamic and rapidly expanding accountancy firm located in Nottinghamshire. With a dedicated team of 12 professionals in the office, they are committed to providing exceptional financial services to our clients. We are currently seeking a skilled and motivated Book Keeper to join a team of 5 experienced Book Keepers. Vibrant, fun office. Great benefits package, including Christmas off.

Job Title: Book Keeper

Location: Nottinghamshire

Full-Time, Permanent, Working Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:30 - 17:00, Friday 08:30 - 16:00

Salary Range: £20,000 - £35,000 (Depending on Experience)

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Accurate Financial Records: Record and maintain financial transactions, including sales, purchases, payments, and receipts in an organised and efficient manner.
  • Bank Reconciliation: Reconcile bank statements and financial records to ensure accuracy and identify discrepancies.
  • Accounts Payable and Receivable: Manage accounts payable and accounts receivable processes, ensuring invoices are processed and payments are made or received promptly.
  • General Ledger Maintenance: Maintain the general ledger by posting journal entries, updating accounts, and ensuring financial data is up-to-date and accurate.
  • VAT Returns: Prepare and submit VAT returns in compliance with HMRC regulations.
  • Financial Reporting: Generate regular financial reports, such as profit and loss statements and balance sheets, to provide insights into the company's financial health.
  • Expense Management: Monitor and control company expenses, verifying expense reports and ensuring compliance with company policies.
  • Record Retention: Maintain organised and secure financial records in accordance with company policies and legal requirements.
  • Software Proficiency: Utilise accounting software packages such as Sage, Xero, or Quickbooks to manage financial data efficiently.
  • Collaboration: Work closely with other members of the finance team to ensure the smooth operation of financial processes.
  • Financial Analysis: Assist in analysing financial data to identify trends, variances, and opportunities for cost savings or revenue enhancement.
  • Client Interaction: Communicate with clients to address queries, collect necessary financial information, and provide excellent customer service.
  • Continuous Learning: Stay updated on accounting regulations, practices, and software updates to ensure compliance and efficiency.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Previous experience in bookkeeping or an AAT qualification is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with accounting software packages such as Sage, Xero, or Quickbooks.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in financial data entry.
  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality and integrity in handling financial information.
  • Willingness to learn and adapt in a rapidly growing firm.

Our client values professional growth and offer opportunities for career advancement. Join their dynamic team and be part of the exciting journey in the world of finance. If you are a dedicated and motivated individual with a passion for bookkeeping, we encourage you to apply and explore the possibilities of future advancement into an accountant role.

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