Bookkeeper / Management Accountant
Beaconsfield, Bucks based accountancy practice have a requirement for a Bookkeeper. Key aspects of the Bookkeeper role involve managing a portfolio of clients and the preparation of their monthly management accounts (often at the client site). Key tasks will include bookkeeping, producing quarterly VAT returns, visiting new clients to gain an assessment of what systems/work will be required.
This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience dealing directly with clients and working closely with the partners of the business and they will encourage your development in the company and the role through training courses etc.
Key tasks of the Bookkeeper include :
Oversee/carry out bookkeeping and data processing using accounting systems of the client or appropriate accounting system
Oversee management of purchase ledger, sales ledger and nominal ledgers
Oversee/carry out regular reconciliation of all control accounts
Oversee/calculate and process monthly journals for prepayment/ accruals/depreciation/payroll and other monthly adjustments
Oversee/prepare VAT returns In advance of deadline for review and sign off
Completes assignments for clients, managers & supervisors to required standard
Prepare management accounts file in required format and structure
Complete monthly/quarterly reporting pack including P& L ,B/S , budgets and actual , debtors/creditors aging analysis, cashflow and commentary
Assist with budgets and forecasts
We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills and a flexible, proactive and can do approach to their work. The ideal Bookkeeper should have good accounting systems knowledge ( Sage would be desirable) and in return you will receive a salary between £26k-£30k + benefits.