Bookkeeper (with Payroll Experience)

Bookkeeper with Payroll Experience (Practice)
Circa £24,000 - £27,000 (Dependent on Experience)

Public Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are working with a highly reputable and well- established local firm of chartered accountants in Cheltenham who are looking to add an experienced Bookkeeper to their growing team.

As a Bookkeeper, the workload will be varied and the successful individual’s role will involve working with a diverse array of clients for whom you will be responsible for completing bookkeeping, assisting with the preparation of management accounts, and preparing and submitting VAT returns. You will also be expected to assist with processing clients’ payroll when required.

The successful candidate will have experience of undertaking a varied role and will be adept in all aspects of bookkeeping work as well as having had experience of working in practice and dealing with external clients. Some level payroll experience is highly beneficial.

The ideal candidate may be AAT Qualified, Part Qualified, or Qualified by Experience. Strong experience of using popular accounting software packages such as Sage, Quickbooks and Xero is essential.

The successful individual must have experience of working within a practice environment.

For you expertise you will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary as well as opportunities to progress and develop within this prestigious and growing Cheltenham based firm.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Undertaking client bookkeeping work, carrying out month end adjustments such as accruals and depreciation
Preparation of VAT returns
Preparation of management accounts
Maintaining cashbooks
Preparation and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
Attending client premises as required
Providing accounting advice and support to clients


AAT Qualified / Part Qualified (QBE will also be considered)
Demonstrable Bookkeeping, VAT and Payroll experience
Experience of working in a practice environment is essential

For further information on this role please contact Curtis Reid at Clark Wood - creid@clark-wood.co.uk / 01173 291057

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