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Senior Bookkeeper

Office Angels
Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
Senior Bookkeeper£27,000 - £30,000 per annumColchester, EssexMonday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm

My client, an entrepreneurial and dynamic accountancy practice, is continuing to grow and is therefore seeking a Senior Bookkeeper to join their team. With a strong commitment to developing their people, my client will provide extensive training and support to help you succeed in your role. They offer a full study package, including qualification funding, study leave, college-based tuition, and a dedicated mentor or buddy who will guide and support you throughout your journey towards professional qualifications.


  • Enter correct data into financial records and recognise/correct errors.
  • Utilise strong mathematical skills for accurate record-keeping.
  • Explain complex financial matters in accessible terms.
  • Process payments, invoices, income, and receipts, entering data into accounting software or databases, while ensuring supporting documentation is retained.
  • Prepare monthly/quarterly financial statements for clients to make informed business decisions.
  • Conduct reconciliations across all control accounts to assist in the preparation of year-end financial statements.
  • Produce and post opening balance adjustments following the completion and filing of year-end financial statements.
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure all client VAT returns are completed and filed on time.
  • Prepare quarterly, monthly, and annual VAT reconciliations.
  • Calculate Flat Rate, Partial Exemption, Global Accounting Scheme, and Group VAT returns.
  • Utilise accounting software such as Zero and QuickBooks on a daily basis.

Key Attributes:
  • Experience within an accountancy practise is preferred.
  • A positive person to work with and a strong communicator.
  • Copes well with change and pressure.
  • Takes ownership and manages their own workload, demonstrating proactive behaviour when help or support is needed.
  • Identifies areas for improvement and takes responsibility for tasks.
  • Self-aware of development areas.
  • Adopts a calm and assured approach, making time for people and sharing knowledge.
  • Ability to juggle several jobs, demonstrating excellent time management skills to ensure all deadlines and expectations are met.
  • Takes pride in all aspects of work.
  • Presents themselves professionally during client meetings and when taking client calls.

If you are seeking a challenging and rewarding role as a Senior Bookkeeper, working with a supportive and dynamic team, then this opportunity is perfect for you. Apply now and take the next step in your accounting career with my client.

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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