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First Recruitment Services Limited
Uckfield, East Sussex, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jan 26, 2023

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Job Role
Book Keeper
Contract Type
Full Time
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Bookkeeper - with strong management accounts experience

Full time permanent role

Mon-Fri 0915-1730

Uckfield - free street parking available very nearby

£31000-£34000 per year plus very good company benefits

This role is primarily office based but there are opportunities to also work from home part of the week.

We are delighted to be working alongside our very professional and highly reputable accountancy based client as they seek to recruit a Bookkeeper to join their Uckfield team on a permanent and full time basis.

Duties and


Input and review data

Review and maintain sales, purchase and general ledgers

Post and review month end journals

Adhere to proper accounting standards

Meet deadlines and time budgets

Advise managers of any outstanding issues

Complete and review VAT returns

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

Liaise with other departments within the business

Travel to and work from client sites if required

Prepare and review management accounts from information and documentation received from clients, ensuring that all relevant deadlines are met

Complete each assignment before passing to the manager for review

Develop and maintain good client relations

Liaise with clients directly or through relevant manager to resolve queries or obtain further information

Ensure a high level of service to meet client's expectations

Ensure that all hours worked on assignments are correctly recorded

Training and supporting more junior members of staff and clients

Skills and experience required:


Excellent verbal and written communication

Ability to work as part of a team and independently

Previous proven book-keeping experience

Numerate and analytical with excellent written and verbal communications skills

Evidence of being a proactive, self-starter who can manage changing priorities

Intermediate/advanced Excel, Xero, Sage 50

Skills and experience required:


Extensive knowledge of VAT

Knowledge of payroll

This is an excellent full time and permanent opportunity to join a first class organisation - please apply now for immediate consideration!

First Recruitment Services is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.
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