Bookkeeper & Management Accountant

To oversee a portfolio of clients and businesses, be responsible for organising client records and completing effective and accurate bookkeeping and management accounts.

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Job Title: Bookkeeper & Management Accountant

Department: Outsourcing

Reports to: Partners, Directors and Managers

Location: Palladium House 1-4 Argyll Street, London W1F 7LD

Job Type: Permanent
 
Accountabilities/Key tasks:
 
  • Complete VAT returns for allocated clients
  • Undertake bookkeeping for a variety of clients; inputting data and processing payments as required
  • Maintain the sales, purchase and general ledgers for a variety of clients
  • Posting month end journals
  • Preparation of monthly or quarterly management accounts as dictated by client
  • Assistance with year-end accounts
  • Meet deadlines and time budgets
  • Advise managers of any outstanding issues
  • Apply appropriate tax codes, liaising with client and HMRC as required
  • Ad hoc financial tasks i.e. cash flow forecast / budgeting
  • Maintain a full and accurate audit trail by filing and referencing documents in a timely manner
  • Liaise with other departments such as Payroll
  • Travelling to and working from client site if required

Essential criteria:
 
  • AAT qualified
  • Previous bookkeeping/management accounts experience gained within an accountancy practice

Skills and personal attributes required:
 
  • The ability to prepare management accounts for companies and other entities and handle more complex accounting matters
  • The ability to understand documents and data and write clear letters and emails
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Organised and methodical
  • Client focused
  • Ability to work under own initiative
  • Experience of Sage Xero, Quickbooks and other accounting software

Scope of impact:
Contribute to the achievement of revenue growth by supporting the Firm’s business objectives through the development of effective bookkeeping and client relationships.