Bookkeeping Assistant

  • Job Reference: 1224
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2023
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Central London
  • Salary: £24,000 to £28,000
  • Sector: Outsourcing
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Dominique Mace

Job Description

We are currently working with a growing London accountancy practice with offices in Soho who are now looking to expand their team with a Bookkeeping Assistant. 

The firm:

  • Act for some of the biggest worldwide names in the film, television and fashion industries
  • Provide excellent client service and total command of their clients' complex affairs 
  • Their premium clients engage them for a complete suite of services, which can range from managing their day-to-day finances to advising on their international business structures with cross-border tax issues
  • The team have a wealth of expertise to offer and a modern approach to accountancy
  • Stunning offices, fabulous working culture & a sociable team 

The role:

  • Prepare bookkeeping as required on Xero and other platforms 
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Drafting management accounts for review 
  • Investigate and resolve queries from clients & colleagues
  • Working with the Client Managers in the team to understand client requirements and identify areas where more detailed advice may be required
  • Contacting suppliers to verify bank details and processing payments, initially onto our internal system and eventually onto our client’s online banking platform

The candidate:

  • AAT level 3 qualified or above 
  • Competent using MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Competent using Xero
  • Experience of Iris would be beneficial 
  • Self-motivated and able to apply relevant skills to new scenarios 
  • Good people and communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure with accuracy and focus
  • Demonstrates excellent analytical and research skills

The package:

  • Salary bracket of £24-28k on offer
  • Relaxed dress code
  • Ongoing training and development
  • 21 days holiday + public holidays
  • Additional holiday day per year of service
  • Pension contributions in excess of statutory minimum
  • Health plan benefits

Please call Lydia to hear more about this fabulous opportunity.