Bookkeeper


  • £16000 - £25000 per annum
  • Posted: 18/09/2017
  • York YO32 9GW York
  • Job Ref: 244100020
  • Permanent

Job Details

Job Location: York

Title: Bookkeeper

Salary: Competitive + benefits including free on-site parking, pension, health care scheme, flexi time

I am currently recruiting a Bookkeeper to join a dedicated team.
My client are based in Yorkshire and have 9 Partners and over 90 staff, operating from offices in York and Leeds. They are a progressive firm and make a considerable investment in their staff, not only in technical skills training but also soft skills.
The ideal candidate will have a strong focus on client service, working to deadlines and have a good attention to detail. You will also be required to work to time budgets and communicate directly with clients, as well as with the client manager internally.
Main Duties
Processing transactions including:
- Purchase ledger
- Sales ledger
- Nominal ledger
- Payroll journals
- Bank posting and reconciliations
- Credit cards
- Petty cash

Reconciliation of:
- Bank accounts
- Credit cards
- PAYE/NIC and wages
- Petty cash
- VAT

Calculation and posting of:
- Depreciation from asset registers
- Accruals
- Prepayments and accrued income

Preparation of VAT returns for submission to HMR&C
Liaising with clients to resolve queries
Person Specification
Education/Qualifications:
GCSE Maths and English, minimum C grade (or equivalent)
Full AAT qualification or equivalent is desirable
Key Skills:
Knowledge of VAT, including different VAT schemes
Microsoft Office – Excel, Outlook, Word
Ability to work as part of a team and alone
Ability to work to deadlines and budgets
Knowledge of major accounting software packages including Sage and/or Xero