Bookkeeper – Business Services Department

  • Contract type

    Permanent

About the Job

We are a fast-growing accounting practice in West London and are looking for an experienced bookkeeper to join our Business Services team. As well as bookkeeping the role will include some accounts preparation, management reporting and VAT work.

Sectors include PR firms, fashion retailers and marketing companies with turnovers of up to £4 million. There are also international clients.

We expect our team to work hard but are supportive and considerate, and the office environment is relaxed and sociable.

The day-to-day tasks will include:

• Bookkeeping on Xero & Sage
• Working both in-house and at client premises
• Liaising with and assisting clients
• VAT & CIS returns including online submissions
• Reconciliation of statements (Bank, Credit Card and suppliers)
• Management accounts and reporting
• Utilising the Xero system

About You:

You should be able to work independently and on your own initiative. You should be dependable, fluent in English, be able to manage your own time and be flexible in your approach to work. You need to have a good eye for detail and be able to prioritise your work ensuring that no item is forgotten.

The successful candidate should:

• Be part qualified AAT (at least level 2)
• Have a strong bookkeeping background
• Be proficient in the use of MS Office applications particularly Excel
• Come from a UK based practice firm
• Have strong communication skills
• Be familiar with Sage, QuickBooks and Xero

Hours are 9.00am to 5.30pm but some flexibility may be available. This is not a trainee position but study assistance is available for someone who is interested in completing their AAT studies.

How to Apply
Please send your CV to us at Stern & Company, 12-15 Hanger Green, London W5 3AY or telephone Natalia Howard on 020 8354 9000 for further information

We apologise in advance for being able to contact only those candidates we would like to interview.

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