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Senior Bookkeeper

Blitz Gooday Ltd
Buckhurst Hill, Essex, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 22, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a bookkeeping superstar looking for a new challenge in an accountancy practice?

  • Smart casual dress
  • Modern office 5 mins from Buckhurst Hill tube station near Waitrose, shops and cafes
  • Good coffee!
  • 24 days holiday (including 4 days over Christmas) plus all 8 bank holidays
  • Health care
  • Pension Scheme with Aviva
  • Professional subscription paid
  • Plenty of training

The role
  • Senior bookkeeper managing own portfolio of approximately 30-40 clients
  • Day to day bookkeeping using Xero, Dext, and Sage 50
  • Monthly and quarterly reconciliations
  • Prepare and review VAT returns
  • Answering client queries in a timely manner
  • Ensuring trial balances are complete and fully reconciled ready for accounts prep
  • Training clients on the use of Xero and troubleshooting client data
  • Running payrolls and dealing with pensions auto enrolment
  • Bookkeeping and credit control for our own practice
  • Ad hoc accounts tasks
  • Practice management and administration for our accountancy practice

  • Have at least 5 years of senior bookkeeper experience in an accountancy practice
  • Enjoy working with different client businesses and personalities
  • Have the ability to plan and prioritise your work and a keen eye for detail
  • Are a self starter, equally comfortable working by yourself or as part of a team
  • Have flawless written and verbal communications skills
  • Are a great senior bookkeeper and know Xero inside out!
  • Have an expert working knowledge of VAT
  • Prior experience of credit control, payroll, pensions auto enrolment, and the construction industry scheme would be an advantage but not essential.

  • Are a firm of Chartered Certified Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers
  • Are a small busy accountancy practice looking after around 200 clients from a variety of industries
  • View ourselves as part of our clients team helping with day-to-day matters as well as the more traditional services where we can
  • Are specialists in tax
  • Are seeking a senior bookkeeper who can hit the ground running and be a key part of the team
  • Provide plenty of training to ensure our staff are equipped with the skills to perform at their best and provide a first class service to our clients

Why choose us?

As senior bookkeeper, You'll be a key player delivering fantastic client service within a friendly small supportive team.

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