Job Title: Bookkeeper
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Grantham, Lincolnshire
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
REF: J3628_1513246996
Contact Name: Rosa Frith
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists to join an award winning Accountancy firm in Grantham. The role involves undertaking book-keeping duties on behalf of clients of the firm having gained a solid understanding of the firms operations, accounting, and business advisory service.

Salary £18,000 - £20,000
Full time permanent position 37.5 hours
Childcare vouchers
Company pension scheme
Cycle to work scheme
30 days Holiday (inc. bank hols) opportunity to purchase additional 5 days annual leave
*Maintain accounts and reconciliation books
*Prepare VAT returns
*Maintain knowledge of regulatory changes
*Maintain an accurate and complete trail of supporting documentation for all financial and book-keeping activities
*Maintain up to date complete and systematic filing system to support book-keeping and financial records
*After probation period, potential to undertake book-keeping work at clients premises.
The ideal candidate will a highly organised individual with accomplished interpersonal skills and have a systematic approach to work to work along with;
*Experienced Book-Keeper with skills in computerised book keeping, filing online of VAT returns, preparation of unincorporated business accounts for both management and year end purposes.
*Must be able to actively manage own workloads and take responsibility for own development.
*Must possess IT skills to operate in-house programs and prepare and develop spreadsheets as necessary e.g. Sage, Landmark, Xero, MS Excel, Iris
*Must possess a good working knowledge of accounting standards and the accounting provisions of the Companies Act. (preferred)
*Basic knowledge of business tax. (preferred)
*Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
*Must be qualified AAT or equivalent / qualified by experience
*Driving licence is essential

*Experience working in practice
The first stage of the application process is to apply online. If you would like any more information about this vacancy before applying, please feel free to contact us and ask for Rosa.
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