Accountant and Bookkeeper

Job Title: Accountant and Bookkeeper
Contract Type: Work Experience & Placements
Location: Derbyshire
Salary: 23000 - 33000
Reference: Vibrant007
Contact Name: Beverley Wakefield
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 24, 2021 15:24

Job Description

What we're looking for: 

Responsibilities and duties:

Weekly and monthly bookkeeping for a range of clients including sole traders and limited companies – bank reconciliation, posting journals, VAT returns, sales and purchase ledger reconciliations.

Preparation of quarterly VAT returns.

Preparation of statutory year end accounts for contractor and small companies.

Preparation of corporation tax returns.

Build and develop relationships with bookkeeping clients on a regular basis.


Skills and qualities:

Minimum of 3 years experience working within a firm of accountants.

Applicants will ideally be part ACCA/ACA qualified

Can work unsupervised, ideally with some experience working in a firm of accountants.

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with an ability to liaise with people at all levels.

Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

Self-motivated, disciplined and organised.

Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook and Cloud Accounting software (Xero is strongly preferred).

Excellent eye for detail, “adding-value” is at the core of what you do.

Support clients with Cloud Accounting software issues.