Bookkeeper / Accounts Clerk / Accounting Assistant

Location
England, Buckinghamshire, High Wycombe
Salary
£27000 - £28000 per annum + performance-based profit share scheme
Posted
18 Sep 2020
Closes
18 Oct 2020
Ref
RIMA-28
Contact
Bluetown Online
Seniority Level
Assistant
Contract Type
Permanent


Job Title: Bookkeeper/Accounts Clerk

Location: High Wycombe

Salary: £27,000 - £28000 per annum plus performance-based profit share scheme

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Hours: 09:00 - 17:00 Monday to Friday - although will consider flexible hours

Company Overview:

The Company provides manned guarding, mobile patrol and keyholding services to commercial and residential properties across the South of England. They operate from The Old Courthouse in High Wycombe that previously the County Police Station. They have an excellent team and work closely with each other to provide a first-class service to their customers and they are now looking for a new member.

Role Overview:

They are looking for a skilled Bookkeeper/ Accounting Clerk to perform a variety of accounting, bookkeeping and financial tasks. Accounting Clerk responsibilities include keeping financial records updated, preparing reports, producing management accounts and reconciling bank statements. You should be familiar with all accounting procedures and have a flair for numbers. Ultimately, you will ensure that the company's daily accounting functions run accurately and effectively.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide accounting and clerical support to the accounts department
  • Type accurately, prepare and maintain accounting documents and records
  • Prepare bank deposits, general ledger postings and statements
  • Reconcile management accounts in a timely manner each month
  • Preparation of accounts for annual audit
  • Recurring monthly invoicing for contracted work
  • Develop relationships with customer account departments to aid the collection of monies
  • Daily enter key data of financial transactions in database
  • Provide assistance and support to the Managing Director
  • Control and forecast of cashflow
  • Reconcile monthly balance sheet controls
  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • National statistic returns
  • Monthly invoicing for contracted work
  • Daily enter key data of financial transactions in Sage
  • Research, track and restore accounting or documentation problems and discrepancies
  • Compile reports/summaries on activity areas
  • Function in accordance with established standards, procedures and applicable laws
  • Constantly update job knowledge


The Candidate:
  • Bookkeeping: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Accounting: 2 years (Preferred)


Skills Required:
  • Proven accounting experience
  • Familiarity with bookkeeping and basic accounting procedures
  • Competency in MS Office, databases and accounting software
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets and financial reports
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude for numbers
  • Ability to perform filing and record keeping tasks
  • Data entry and word processing skills
  • Well organized
  • Ability to work with Sage 50 Accounts software
  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service
  • Able to work within a small office within a medium sized organisation


Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience of: Accountant, Accounting Executive, Bookkeeping Clerk, Accounts Receivable Assistant, Accounts Payable Assistant, General Ledger Assistant, Finance Assistant, Accounting Coordinator may also be considered for this role.

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