Bookkeeper

Recruiter
Parker Lane
Location
White City, West London
Salary
£30,000 per annum
Posted
21 Feb 2019
Closes
27 Feb 2019
Ref
1069403544
Job role
Bookkeeper
Our company is searching for an experienced bookkeeper for our London office. The ideal candidate is highly self-motivated, professional, and capable of managing their workload and prioritising tasks in a challenging corporate and commercial environment.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company with competitive compensation.

Job Title: Bookkeeper

Responsible to: Line Manager

Office location: White City - London

Hours per week: 40 hours

Main Purpose of the Role:

As part of the finance department, to carry out bookkeeping and accounting tasks on a day to day basis.

Principal Duties and Accountabilities: :
  • Bookkeeping and preparing bank reconciliations and controls.
  • Processing of purchase invoices, supplier payments and remittances and liaising with suppliers.
  • Maintaining customers’ accounting records and reconciliations. Dealing with queries from suppliers and customers.
  • Preparing and posting journals including accruals, prepayments, depreciation and month end control reconciliations.
  • Preparation of VAT returns and EC Sales Lists.
  • Instrastat reporting.
  • Preparing monthly management reports.
  • Assisting business development team with data analysis.

  • Other Duties:
  • Assisting with basic tax compliance matters
  • Attendance at other ParkerLane offices, as required
  • Such other duties as may be reasonably expected of the post holder.

  • This list is not exhaustive, and is only an indication of responsibilities.

    This job description reflects the post, as at January 2019, but may be amended from time to time following consultation with the post holder.

    Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience:
    • Education to a minimum of A Level/GNVQ or equivalent
    • English and Maths GCSE’s grade A-C, or overseas equivalent.
    • Qualifications: AAT desirable
    • At least 3 years’ experience in a bookkeeping and/or accounting role
    • Knowledge of regulations governing exports and imports from/to the UK essential
    • Good working knowledge of VAT/Intrastat and EC Sales Lists essential
    • Xero accounting experience essential
    • Good level of IT knowledge and skills

    Skills and Personal Qualities:
    • Professional attitude - identifies and acts upon customer needs and is able to deliver excellent customer services.
    • Keen to learn and develop - demonstrates understanding of own profession and keeps abreast of relevant developments.
    • Good interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
    • The ability to work as part of a team
    • Meticulous attention to detail to ensure accurate work
    • Plans and organises tasks/priorities and effectively meets deadlines
    • Demonstrates good self motivation and uses initiative appropriately to resolve problems

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