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Experienced Bookkeeper

  • Location

    Exeter

  • Sector:

    Bookkeeping, Outsourcing

  • Contract Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24,000 - £28,000

  • Contact:

    Curtis Reid

  • Contact email:

    creid@clark-wood.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    07825 278 674

  • Job ref:

    CR-14996

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-31

  • Consultant:

    Curtis Reid

​Experienced Bookkeeper
Exeter
Circa £24,000 - £28,000 (Dependent on Experience)

Accountancy Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are working with a highly regarded independent firm of chartered accountants in Exeter who are now looking to add an experienced Bookkeeper to their growing team.

The workload will be varied with the successful person gaining exposure to a wide array of clients for whom you will be assisting with their bookkeeping needs, management accounts and VAT. The role will also include the supervision and training of a junior member of the team.

As an experienced Bookkeeper you will take a hands-on role in the completion of client bookkeeping, preparing and submitting VAT returns, and with the preparation of management accounts. If desired, there will also be scope for you to have some involvement with preparing small limited company accounts and trust accounts.

With the firm looking for an experienced pair of hands, the successful individual will have existing experience of working within practice. You will be a confident in all aspects of bookkeeping and will have experience in the use of online accounting software including Xero, Quickbooks, or Sage.

The ideal candidate may be AAT Qualified, Part Qualified or may be qualified by experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the successful individual to join a leading Exeter based firm in a role where you will be rewarded with an extremely competitive salary and benefits package as well as scope for development.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Carry out weekly, monthly and quarterly bookkeeping for a portfolio of clients.
Prepare & submit VAT returns for a range of clients.
Ensure financial records are maintained in compliance with accepted policies and procedures.
Prepare financial management reports.
Ensure accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close processes.
Establish and monitor the implementation and maintenance of accounting control procedures.
Resolve accounting discrepancies and irregularities.
Ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and integrity of financial data.

Skills

AAT Qualified / Part Qualified / Qualified by 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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