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Step Recruitment Ltd
London, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 15, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have an interest in Finance? This could be a great role for you.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly team and put your skills into practice. This nurturing company has a track record of investing in its employees and is a leading independent books trader who work in the British, European, and Eastern book markets selling both online and in high street retailers. Your role as a Finance & Admin Assistant is to support the finance department by assisting with various financial and accounting tasks and supporting the wider office by assisting with various admin tasks.



  • General Ledger - Assist in the preparation of journal entries and reconciliation of general ledger control accounts.
  • Bank Administration & Reconciliation - Perform monthly bank reconciliations to ensure accuracy and identify discrepancies. Including downloading and filing bank statements. Monitoring and setting up Credit Cards
  • Financial Reporting - Generate and distribute financial reports as required, contributing to the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements.
  • Administer Pensions
  • HR Administrator
  • VAT Returns
  • Provide cover in the accounts as required: AP, AR, Shipments, Payroll
  • Assist in the preparation of budgeting and forecasting
  • Administration of Leases: Cars, Photocopiers
  • Agree Sales/VAT to VAT Return
  • Providing Cover and assisting other teams members with day-to-day tasks
  • Office admin

Desired skills:

  • Previous experience in a finance or bookkeeping role is a plus.
  • Strong knowledge of basic accounting/bookkeeping principles.
  • AAT qualification is beneficial
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel (V-look ups, Pivot tables, graphs).
  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Growth mindset
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Maintains confidentiality in handling sensitive financial information.


  • Working 3-4 days a week
  • Development opportunities

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