Bookkeeper - Central London

Ref: 401 Date Posted: Monday 29 Nov 2021
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ProTalent are currently working with a multi sited Top 50 Accountancy Practice looking to add an experienced Bookkeeper to their team in London.

The Role:

  • Input and review data
  • Review and maintain sales, purchase and general ledgers
  • Post and review month end journals
  • Adhere to proper accounting standards
  • Meet deadlines and time budgets
  • Advise managers of any outstanding issues
  • Complete and review VAT returns
  • Maintain a full and accurate audit trail by filing and referencing documents
  • Liaise with other departments such as Payroll
  • Travel to and work from client sites if required
  • Prepare and review management accounts from information and documentation received from clients, ensuring that all relevant deadlines are met
  • Complete each assignment before passing to the manager for review
  • Develop and maintain good client relations
  • Liaise with clients directly or through relevant manager to resolve queries or obtain further information
  • Ensure a high level of service to meet client’s expectations
  • Ensure that all hours worked on assignments are correctly recorded

The candidate:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Previous proven book-keeping experience in a Practice environment
  •  Numerate and analytical with excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Evidence of being a proactive, self-starter who can manage changing priorities in a demanding environment
  • Intermediate/advanced Excel, Xero, Sage 50
  • Extensive knowledge of VAT
  • This is a highly deadline-based role so, at times, flexibility on hours in peak times will be required.
  • This is a London-based role so, while allowing for remote working (in line with agile working practices) it does require travelling to central London to work at clients’ premises

Thank you for your interest