Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper

Recruiter
Unlocking Potential
Location
Penzance, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Aug 2019
Closes
29 Aug 2019
Ref
1225908984
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Please note: Applications must be submitted via the Unlocking Potential Jobs Website The Backroom are looking for an accounts assistant / bookkeeper to join their expanding business. We are a friendly team, based in central Penzance and working with clients all over the UK. The ideal candidate will have experience and AAT qualifications or be willing to work towards this. Duties Include Using QuickBooks for purchase and sales ledger entries, bank reconciliations, preparing payment runs, sorting and filing paper work, aged debtors liaison, as well as submitting VAT returns, payroll processing, creating management accounts, compiling end of year accounts for onward handling by clients' accountant. Some preparation and filing of limited companies' accounts and Self-assessment tax returns. In addition employees are required to use the company's databases and administrative systems to record daily work sheets, changes to client details, work in progress, calendar etc. We are a small team and everyone pitches in to help with general office duties as the need arises; e.g. making a coffee round, organising social events, keeping the office tidy, post runs, stationery orders etc. Personal Attributes Friendly, competent, organised, articulate, efficient, adaptable, accurate and dependable. Skills QuickBooks / Xero / Sage (or similar) payroll experience Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook useful. Filemaker Pro, and good IT skills (Windows 10) helpful Computer literate Excellent spoken and written communication skills Qualifications 5 GCSEs including English Language and Maths essential Studying for or qualified to AAT standards Degree and A-Levels or equivalent qualifications are welcomed Company Description Imagine a friendly and efficient bookkeeping / accounting service that is cheaper than an in-house team and smarter than a one man band. We are fully accredited by the AAT and we've been in business for over 20 years. Our clients typically work in the creative sector, although we have businesses of all shapes on our books. They vary in size from individual artists, and makers to London based businesses with up to thirty members of staff. Access The office has one flights of stairs and several steps. Benefits Pro rata statutory holiday entitlement, 20 days, plus bank holidays. Good rates of pay Excellent career progression Other Application Details Please apply by submitting your CV and cover letter outlining why you are suitable for the role. Closing Date: 30th August Please note: Applications must be submitted via the Unlocking Potential Jobs Website