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Hays A&F
England, Hertfordshire
£40000.0 - £42000.0 per annum + £40,000 - 42,000
Closing date
Dec 14, 2023

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification

Job Details

Salary £40,000
Watford, St Albans
We are looking for a reliable and detail-oriented bookkeeper to join a reputable company. You will be responsible for maintaining accurate and up-to-date financial records for our company, using accounting software and following accounting principles and standards. You will also work closely with our accountant to prepare and review financial reports and statements. You will need to work up to trial balance.

  • Record daily transactions, such as sales, purchases, payments, receipts, and adjustments.
  • Reconcile bank accounts, credit cards, and petty cash.
  • Process invoices, bills, and expenses.
  • Prepare and file tax returns, VAT returns, and other statutory returns.
  • Maintain ledgers, journals, and other accounting records.
  • Perform monthly, quarterly, and annual closing procedures.
  • Prepare trial balance and supporting schedules.
  • Assist the accountant with financial analysis, budgeting, forecasting, and auditing.
  • Comply with accounting policies, procedures, and regulations.


  • AAT Level 3 or Level 4 qualification or equivalent.
  • Proven experience as a bookkeeper or in a similar role.
  • Proficient in accounting software, such as Xero, QuickBooks, or Sage.
  • Excellent numerical and analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and prioritise tasks.

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