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V3 Recruitment
Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time

Following retirement of our clients bookkeeper after over 30 years with the company, an opportunity for a full-time permanent position has arisen.
Office based in Portsmouth.
Hours 09:00 - 17:00 or 09:30 - 17:30 Monday - Friday.
Salary £30,000 - £35000
Start date February 2024
21 days holiday plus BH
Pension scheme
The role will encompass looking after the accounts of 3 businesses within the same group

Proven experience as a bookkeeper
Experience of Sage accounting software or similar
Payroll experience
An organised, proactive person
A sharp focus on accuracy and attention to detail
Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Outlook
Analytical mindset with the ability to identify and resolve discrepancies
Able to manage and prioritise multiple tasks
Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records
Maintaining Excel documents relating to monthly/yearly figures
Record and classify financial transactions, including but not limited to, income, expenses, and bank transactions
Supply of information for external regulatory audits, including creation of audit file and providing additional information, dealing with queries
Maintain asset registers, accruals, prepayments, depreciation and posting of relevant journals
Reconcile all bank statements including credit cards, regularly to ensure the accuracy of financial data
Investigate and resolve any discrepancies or issues in a timely manner
Preparing monthly management accounts
Work with external accountants and provide all necessary documentation for end of financial year
Assist in the generation of internal financial reports on a regular basis
Assist in the preparation of financial statements for audits or regulatory purposes
Assist with processing and verification of invoices, ensuring accuracy and adherence to company policies

Other Duties:
Checking purchase invoices against purchase orders and receipts
Raising purchase invoice queries with suppliers
Dealing with customer queries
Helping with general administrative tasks
Overseeing customer accounts (overdue accounts, credit limits)
Assistance to Directors
Communicating directly with HMRC when necessary,
Handling administrative tasks related to financial documentation
Ability to work as part of a team as well as individually establishing and maintaining good working relationships both internally and external to the business


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