Book Keeper based in Bury

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    Full time, Permanent

About this role

Our client, a well established, forward thinking firm of accountants is looking to recruit a Book Keeper to join their successful and growing practice in Bury, providing book keeping services and preparing accounts to trial balance to numerous clients covering many diverse sectors.  This role will involve providing support to the administration team as and when required, along with face to face client contact and payroll services to a quality client base, the successful candidate will deal with a small portfolio of clients and assist the team where required.

Role and Responsibilities

The main duties of this Book Keeper role will involve:

  • Daily, monthly and quarterly inputting and management of supplier invoices via Hubdoc
  • Daily, monthly and quarterly inputting and reconciling of transactions in Xero
  • Constant client contact to ensure that transactions are up to date daily and book-keeping is in real time
  • Credit control procedures for clients
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly payroll for clients
  • Providing client training on Xero and Hubdoc to maximise efficiencies from the technology
  • Preparation, review and completion of VAT Returns
  • Preparation of accounts from incomplete records
  • Receive telephone calls, send emails and prepare letters
  • Use of IT including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Xero, Hubdoc and SAGE payroll
  • File and scan documents both manually and on computer software including internal record systems
  • Potential for learning payroll and company secretarial work
  • Ad hoc administration duties, including telephone support

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above

Skills Required

  • Previous book-keeping experience, in particular use of Xero and Hubdoc would be advantageous based in a Practice environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Numeracy skills – to the extent of being able to spot mistakes and show attention to detail
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills to complete tasks fully and on time
  • Good verbal communication, listening skills and confidence using the telephone
  • Motivated, reliable and responsible, able to work on own initiative as necessary
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a real empathy for people and a desire to help them
  • Able to work effectively within a team and develop positive relationships with colleagues, service users and other professionals
  • Willing to undertake training and development appropriate for the role
  • Tidy appearance, approachable and friendly

Personal Qualities

  • Commitment to valuing equality and diversity and understanding of how this applies to own area of work
  • An ability to deal with all levels of people in a warm and friendly manner
  • A willingness to share thoughts and ideas where improvements and efficiencies may be possible
  • A general positive and “can do” attitude to work and to helping others

This role is offered on a full time, permanent basis.

Hours:  37 hours per week

Salary:  c£25,000 – £27,000 per annum (Dependant on experience)

If you have the skills and attributes listed above, and are looking for a new exciting role with a forward thinking company, then please APPLY TODAY!

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