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Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper – 9 month Maternity Cover

Job Title: Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper – 9 month Maternity Cover
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Canterbury
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Salary: 18000 - 20000 + Benefits
Reference: BAV2283
Contact Name: Ben Vickers
Contact Email: bvickers@bvrecruitment.co.uk
Job Published: September 14, 2020 15:48

Job Description

Are you an Accounts Junior / Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper with experience of Cloud based software packages and at least 2 years of bookkeeping, management accounts and Vat experience, from a practice background looking for a 9 month maternity cover position? Are you looking to work for a local Top 20 accountancy firm based in Canterbury where you can utilise your bookkeeping, VAT and management accounts skills? Are you looking to continue your career with an entrepreneurial practice firm based in Canterbury where you will work in a varied and interesting role? Are you also looking for a work life balance and work in a fun office environment? If so, this growing accountancy practice firm based in a prime location in Canterbury, Kent, is looking to recruit a new member of staff in their bookkeeping / outsourcing department to carry out a 9 month (minimum) maternity cover position. Your role will be mixed between bookkeeping, management accounts and Vat returns, specifically your duties will include: all bookkeeping assignments from start to finish, bank reconciliations, preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts, plus quarterly VAT returns. All work will be carried out on cloud based software ie Xero, Sage One or Quickbooks Online. Clients will be varied and mainly be local clients based in Kent.

To be considered for this new role it is likely you will be a Bookkeeper / Accounts Junior / Outsourcing Semi Senior / Accounts Assistant and have at least 2 - years general bookkeeping experience working in a good quality accountancy practice firm. You also live within commutable distance to Canterbury, Kent. You must also have experience of all cloud based software packages, including Xero, Sage One and Quickbooks Online. It is likely you will be immediately available or have a short notice period and be looking to carry out a 9 month maternity cover position (minimum and the role could be for 12+ months). You must have experience of bookkeeping, management accounts preparation and VAT returns in a practice firm.

This growing Top 20 accountancy firm has a great reputation for being a friendly and supportive place to work and providing their staff with challenging and varied roles. You will work in a friendly and growing team, and you can expect to work on an interesting array of Kent based clients from a wide variety of industries. Overall this is a unique opportunity for a good quality Accounts Junior / Bookkeeper / Outsourcing Semi Senior / Accounts Assistant from a practice background to join a leading accountancy firm in a high profile maternity cover position.