Bookkeeper – Guildford

Salary:£25,000 - £28,000

Our client based in Guildford are currently seeking a part-time or full-time book-keeper role for their office.

This is a key role for the client, as the Bookkeeper you will be responsible for in-house book-keeping, management accounts and year end accounts reports, as well as reconciling all accounts on a weekly basis, preparing and filing the quarterly VAT returns, reconciling all client payroll accounts on a monthly basis, responsible for credit control and raising sales invoices and generally keeping books up to date.

The role is varied, and will suit a highly organised and self-motivated individual, with a can do attitude that will fit the company culture.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sales Ledger – Generate sales invoices via Sage 50
  • Ensure debtors pay in a timely manner by carrying out credit control either by phone, email and statements
  • Maintain customer files
  • Purchase Ledger – Process purchases invoices and ensure these are paid in a timely manner
  • Banking – Complete paying in book for cheques and post all banking transactions to Sage 50 for all bank accounts. Ensure all bank accounts are reconciled on a weekly basis
  • Ensure all control accounts are reconciled each month
  • Create and maintain accurate records of all transactions
  • Petty cash – Issue, reconcile and post to Sage 50
  • Payroll – Prepare and complete the monthly payroll journals
  • Complete and pay monthly PAYE reconciliation
  • Ensure all quarterly VAT returns are completed on time
  • Handle commercially sensitive and valuable information
  • Assist with the entering of bank payment batches on the banking system in order for the partner to approve final payment
  • Write out and write off the time from the bills raised on IRIS system

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Methodical approach, with an exceptional eye for detail
  • Ability to work on their own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to build strong relationships
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • An efficient working style
  • Experience / Skills required
  • Previous Bookkeeping experience
  • Experience of Sage 50
  • Experience of Xero (although not essential as training can be done during the role)
  • Knowledge of IRIS
  • Ideally ICB/IAB/AAT qualified

If you have not been contacted within 5 working days, then unfortunately on this occasion your CV has not been shortlisted.        

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Would you like to discuss this role further?
Speak to the 2i Team: 01483 414719

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