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Date Added: Fri 16/09/2022


Saffron Walden, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum

Very established multi-office accountancy practice seeking an experienced Bookkeeper to join the office based in Saffron Walden. The bookkeeper will be tasked with the day to day bookkeeping of a varied client base handling the process until year end, liaising with the client in line with any queries that may arise during the year. The successful Bookkeeper will have experience handling a similar role at the moment or previously and will be a good communicator who is proficient on Xero among other Accounting software.

Bookkeeper Position Overview

Complete client bookkeeping both in the office and occasionally at client's premises from source documents using Xero and other software.

Xero user who can assist the team with queries together with clients as and when required

Analyse and reconcile VAT returns, preparation of VAT returns

Understanding of accruals and prepayments

Assist with the preparation of year end accounts in relation to reconciling all control accounts on bookkeeping software.

Prepare or check fixed asset registers

Effectively manage time to ensure that jobs are finished within budget

Assist with production of management accounts monthly and quarterly for reporting and projection purposes

Bookkeeper Position Requirements

Proven double entry bookkeeping skills & understanding

Software -Xero, Sage, Freeagent, Excel, Word

Currently working within a practice environment (1-2 years' experience) with solid Bookkeeping exposure

Good up-to-date technical knowledge

Ability to deal with a variety of tasks and managing a varied workload

Bookkeeper Position Remuneration

£25,000 - £30,000 Per annum

21 days holiday rising to 26 days after 4 years and 31 days after 8 years





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Bennett and Game Recruitment are a multi-disciplined technical recruitment agency based in Chichester, West Sussex operating across the UK with specialist teams covering a range of industries. We are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy, and in accordance with GDPR by applying you are granting us consent to process your data, and contact you in relation to this application and the services we offer.

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