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Senior Bookkeeper

Sterling Finance Limited
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Book-keeper
OBJECTIVE:To deliver accounting services and deadlines with excellence.
RESPONSIBLE TO: Head of Operations
RESPONSIBLE FOR:Book-keeping & accounts preparation
  • Assisting in the management of a team including trainees
  • Assisting in training and development of fellow team members
  • Planning the client compliance work
  • Preparation of accounts, VAT, etc
  • Managing and adhering to strict deadlines
  • Managing workflow and work-allocation
  • Reporting to senior manager and participating in Operations meetings
  • Dealing with external organisations including HMRC
  • Managing client queries
  • Dealing with general ad hoc duties as and when required

Qualifications / competencies:

AAT qualified (essential)

ACCA part qualified (preferred)

2 years plus experience working in accounting practice (essential)

Experience in following areas:
  • Managing multiple VAT preparations and submissions
  • Bookkeeping
  • Understanding of payroll
  • Accounts preparation
  • Dealing with client queries
  • Meeting with clients and preparing notes
  • Dealing with HMRC and third parties
  • Supervising and mentoring team members

  • Sage; Xero; QuickBooks; DEXT; Sage Cloud Accounting
  • Computer Literate e.g. Excel, Email, Word, PowerPoint, internet etc
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills essential
  • Confidence in dealing with clients and responding to client queries

About us

We believe in family values in delivering client services. Sterling Finance UK Limited is an award winning and fast growing Chartered Certified Accountancy practice regulated by Association of Chartered Certified Accountants-ACCA. We are ACCA approved employer with "Gold Certificate" practice. We are seeking to add staff to our existing team. For further information please follow the link:

Working hours

Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.30 pm (office based)

  • 28 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays)
  • Holiday on your birthday
  • Company Pension plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Client referral programme
  • Full training
  • Free parking

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