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LGS Vision Recruitment
Leigh-On-Sea, Essex, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 23, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
LGS Vision Recruitment are delighted to be working with a very modern, forward-thinking firm of accountants as they search for a Bookkeeper to join their growing team.

Job Specifications:

- Complete daily bookkeeping tasks for a varied portfolio of clients such as, posting sales invoices, purchase invoices, and reconciling various bank accounts .

- Ensure transactions are accurately posted to the correct nominal accounts.

- Prepare and submit VAT returns for all business activities.

- Manage the sales ledger, ensuring up-to-date debtors information is kept up to date.

- Manage purchase ledger, ensuring creditors information is kept up to date.

- Prepare payment runs.

- Efficiently handle employee expense claims.

- Reconcile the business’s intercompany loan accounts.

- Analyse bookkeeping data into financial statements format to report back to directors on the overall performance of the business.

- Post and review month end journals to ensure accuracy in financial records.

- Manage, organise and update relevant data using database applications.

- Maintain a full and accurate audit trail by filing and referencing documents.

- Assist with administrative duties to prepare end of year accounts.

- Advise managers of any outstanding financial issues.

- Assist with the training and monitoring of bookkeeping apprentices.

- Undertake ad-hoc duties as required to support the financial operations of the business.

Skills and experience:

- A minimum of 3 years’ experience in bookkeeping.

- Proficiency (3+ years) in using accounting software such as Sage Accounting, Xero, Quickbooks, AutoEntry and Hubdocs

- A high level of working knowledge of accounting principles and regulations.

- Proficiency in using Microsoft applications including Excel, Word and Outlook.

- A keen eye for detail and exceptional problem-solving skills.

- Self-motivated, with the ability to work on own initiative.

- Strong multi-tasking and time management skills to meet deadlines.

- Good communication and team skills to assist the training of Bookkeeping apprentices.

- Excellent numeracy and IT skills.


- £28k -£32k Dependent on experience

- 22 days holiday + bank holidays

- 9am till 5:30pm

- Career progression

If you would like more information on this Bookkeeper position, contact Liam Snell at LGS Vision Recruitment.

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