Trainee Bookkeeper

Job Title: Trainee Bookkeeper
Location: Borehamwood
Salary: Competitive Salary & Extensive Benefits
Reference: BS2101192
Contact Name: Tatjana Golovina
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 22, 2019 10:10

Job Description

£Competitive package, plus excellent benefits including full study support

About Us

At Sopher + Co we make it our business to understand and add value to our clients personal and business affairs whilst building a lasting relationship based on trust and mutual respect.  That’s why so many of prestigious clients in the world of entertainment, media, music and show business recommend us year after year. 

We’re immensely proud of our roots and maintain a family business approach in everything we do. Our valued employees create the best results, regardless of the client size or location. Every member of our team is prepared to go the extra mile, displaying levels of enthusiasm that cannot be matched by more conventional firms.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Trainee Bookkeeper to join our highly successful Accountancy Practice in Borehamwood.  As part of your role you will be completing the of bookkeeping and related ledgers for our valued clients.  When you first join, we’ll assign you a buddy so that you have the mentoring and support you need to excel in your work and provide an exceptional service to our clients.

We’ll need you to have a keen eye for detail, teamed with the ability to spot any inaccuracies or duplications and provide resolutions. Efficiency and accuracy are key as well as exceptional interpersonal skills, effective communication and the ability to work to deadlines.

About you

You will ideally hold a degree in a relevant discipline, however those with relevant experience will be considered. Basic knowledge of VAT law and compliance would be desirable. You’ll be confident in communicating with more senior members of staff and not be afraid to ask questions to assist in your progression.  You will also have:

  • Strong knowledge of accounts or bookkeeping ideally coupled with a relevant degree
  • Sage Line 50 and Xero knowledge or experience would be advantageous
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise work
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Good computer operational skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task

In Return

We will offer you a competitive package, including extensive benefits for you and your family, a comfortable warm and friendly environment with great people and the chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients that no other family-based firm can offer. Sopher + Co strongly believe in staff development and continuously encourage internal progression.

Sopher + Co is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in employment and we expect all our employees to act in accordance with this policy, we recognise the key role it plays in the success of our business.