Semi Senior Accountant / Client Book Keeper

Bluetownonline LTD
West Midlands
£18000 - £24000 per annum
11 Jan 2019
12 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Semi Senior accountant / Client Book Keeper

Location: Birmingham City Centre

Salary: £18,000 - £24,000, depending on experience

Job Type: Full Time (34h per week), Part Time (21h per week), Permanent

The Company:

The Company is a small and friendly Accountancy practice based in Birmingham, and they are now seeking a semi senior accountant / client bookkeeper to join their team.

They are a dynamic and forward thinking practice growing through acquisition and organic growth, as well as continued investment in the latest technology; working with some of the biggest names in the fintech industry (Xero, Receiptbank). With the automation of data entry they are able to invest time in developing value added services for clients whilst supporting their clients businesses.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Client records management accounting (must have an excellent working knowledge of Xero, whilst knowledge of other packages such as Sage and QuickBooks would be an advantage)
  • Book-keeping and accounts production
  • Payroll cover
  • Preparation of accounts, CIS returns and VAT returns for Sole Traders, Company and Partnerships
  • Maintenance of Sales, Purchase and Nominal Ledgers
  • Processing Journals and finalising Accounts
  • Processing individuals & Partnership Tax Returns
  • Accurate data entry input and updating
  • Managing accounts work by others including outsource providers

Candidates required attributes, & skill sets:
  • Extensive Accounting and finance background with a minimum of 4 years recent experience (practice preferred)
  • Exam qualified/part qualified but not essential
  • Candidates QBE will be considered
  • Good up-to-date CPE and recent developments in accounting standards
  • Experience of OMB's covering a range of industries
  • Computer packages - Xero (compulsory) Excel, Word, Outlook, Sage Line 50, & VT
  • A motivated individual
  • Excellent communication skills - verbal and written
  • Technical approach to work and excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Committed team player
  • Take sole charge/responsibilities for clients book keeping requirements
  • Ability to train/manage/oversee and review junior staff members work
  • Ability to plan and organise own work loads and filing
  • Outgoing and confident self-starter
  • Smartly turned out in suitably professional attire
  • Attention to detail
  • Deadline driven and ability to work under pressure
  • Organisation skills - ability to manage a number of different tasks simultaneously
  • Client focused and commercially aware
  • Excited about the changing face of the accountancy industry and keen to support small and medium size businesses

  • Competitive salary
  • Genuine career progression path within firm for proven candidate
  • Both full & part time candidates (on a pro rata basis) will be considered
  • Flexible working hours
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Friendly and inclusive working environment
  • On site car parking
  • Xmas bonus

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience of: Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Bookkeeper, Senior Accounts Assistant, Accounts Administrator, Accounts Clerk, Finance Clerk, Finance Administrator, Finance Assistant, Finance Admin, Accounts Officer, Accounts Team Assistant, Accounts Co-ordinator, Accounts Clerk, AAT Qualified, AAT Part Qualified, Financial Assistant, Accounts Admin, Finance Admin, Bookkeeping will also be considered for this role.