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Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant

Employer
Lighthouse Personnel LTD
Location
Colchester, Essex, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 17, 2024

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
'Recruiting for your future success’

Our client is a commercial Insurance Broker based in Colchester who pride themselves on providing their clients a first-class bespoke service. With a forward-thinking, consultative approach to insurance broking, they are looking for a detail orientated, proactive individual to join them as a Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant.

This is a new opportunity for a Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant to bring their expertise to this growing business. You will be responsible for a variety of accounts duties, whilst also providing monthly finance reports, working closely with an outsourced accountancy practice. This is an all-encompassing role requiring experience and offering flexibility.

£25-30k DOE (pro rata) | Colchester | 16-20 hours per week across Mon-Fri 9-5 | Hybrid/Flexible working | Free parking, casual dress code | Start-up / growing Insurance Broker | Friendly, vibrant team

Duties (to include but are not limited too):
  • To provide monthly management accounts (including cash flow forecasting, profit and loss reports and budgets)
  • Analyse company purchases and suppliers to ensure best rates/costs are agreed
  • Running debtor reports and proactively chasing outstanding invoices (credit control)
  • Liaise with external accountancy practice to ensure tax efficiency
  • Carrying out payment runs to clients on approval from management
  • Calculating commission payments for staff to be sent onto external payroll company
  • Other duties will include; bookkeeping, bank reconciliations, month end support and invoicing external clients

Person Specification:
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar position essential
  • Experience providing monthly management accounts reports preferred
  • Quickbooks / Xero / Acturis experience preferred
  • Confident, personable team-player
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving, growing dynamic business
  • Excellent organisational skills

DBS/criminal records check to be carried out by employer: Yes

LIGHTHOUSE PERSONNEL LTD ARE A RECRUITMENT AGENCY WORKING ON BEHALF OF A CLIENT.

PLEASE NOTE WE RECEIVE A LARGE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS PER VACANCY AND UNFORTUNATELY CANNOT RESPOND TO ALL APPLICANTS. THEREFORE, IF YOU HAVE NOT HEARD FROM US WITHIN A MONTH FROM APPLICATION DATE, IT IS LIKELY THAT YOU HAVE BEEN UNSUCCESSFUL.

If you have been successful, we will contact you by the phone and begin taking you through our step by step recruitment process, doing our utmost to ensure the role is right for you, ascertaining your suitability in the process. This process will all be explained on initial contact.

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