Business Services Assistant / Bookkeeper

Business Services Assistant / Bookkeeper
Circa £18,000 - £23,000 (Dependent on Experience)

Accountancy Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are working with an established and progressive independent firm of accountants in Plymouth who are now looking to add a Business Services Assistant / Bookkeeper to their growing team.

The workload will be varied and the successful person’s role will involve the completion of client bookkeeping (both in the office and on-site at client premises), assisting with the preparation of management accounts, and preparing and submitting VAT returns.

As a Business Services Assistant / Bookkeeper the successful candidate will have experience of working within practice as experience of dealing with multiple clients is essential. You will have experience of undertaking bookkeeping work for clients and of carrying out month end adjustments such as accruals and depreciation.

The ideal candidate may be AAT Qualified or may be working towards the completion of Levels 3 or 4. Individuals who are qualified by experience will also be considered.

Strong experience of using popular accounting software packages such as Sage and Xero would be beneficial.

The successful individual will be from a practice background and will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary as well as opportunities to progress within this growing Plymouth based firm.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Undertaking client bookkeeping work
Maintaining cashbooks
Preparation of VAT returns
Preparation of management accounts
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)
Management accounts experience is essential
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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