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Bookkeeper / Finance Assistant

Acorn by Synergie
Chepstow, Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
Bookkeeper / Finance Assistant

An excellent opportunity to join a growing business recently moved to a fantastic new office and warehouse facility in Chepstow. Our client are looking forward to welcoming into the team a competent worker capable of taking on the complete accounts role within the Company, reporting to the Managing Director. This is a varied and interesting role which encompasses a broad range of responsibilities.

Skills Required:

* Extensive experience in the financial management of a small organisation

* Sage50 experience essential/CIS experience preferable

* IT competence - can demonstrate accuracy and attention to detail

* Strong administrative and organisational skills

* A self-starter with independent judgement and work planning

* A team player with interpersonal skills for interaction with both colleagues/customers and suppliers

* Trustworthy and confidential

* Commercially aware

Purchase Ledger:

* Ownership and maintenance of full purchase ledger

* Receiving and processing invoices Obtaining authorisations for payment from management

* Payment of suppliers

* Agree supplier statements to invoices received and raise queries for missing invoices

* Post purchase invoices to ledger accounts

* Email remittance advices to suppliers


* Preparing and submitting CIS Returns and distribution of sub-contractor monthly statements

* Registering subcontractors with HMRC

* Sales Ledger

* Issue sales invoices to customers and enter onto sales ledger

* Maintain debtor's book with efficient Credit Control being essential

* Send out monthly customer statements

Responsibility for:

* Bank Reconciliation

* Monthly payment of PAYE/NIC/CIS to HMRC

* Preparation and checking quarterly VAT Returns on Sage and submission to HMRC

* Preparation of monthly Overheads/Budget Report for management

* Liaising with Managing Director and assisting accountants in preparation of year end accounts and other statutory deadlines.

* Manage finance queries.

* Assist with import procedure/documents for import of materials

Salary : £28,000 per annum

Hours of work - Monday 08:00 to 17:00 (weekly team meeting held 08:00 each Monday)

Tuesday - Thursday 09:00 to 17:00

Friday - 09:00 to 16:00

One hour lunch breaks

Holidays - 23 days holiday including the days between Christmas and New Year in addition to Bank Holidays

Pension Contributions

Acorn by Synergie acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.

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