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Bookkeeper

Location: BLACKBURN, LANCASHIRE Salary: 20000 - 24000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 days ago Reference: 3111570
Reed Accountancy are recruiting for an experienced Bookkeeper/Office Manager to join a friendly supportive team for my client based in Blackburn.

This is a great opportunity to work for a dynamic, successful company who really values their staff. You will be working under a very experienced and supportive director, who has been working for the company for 12 years. The role as a bookkeeper is a very varied role as you will also be assisting the director in the day to day running of the business as well as dealing with all transactional level of accounts


Your Duties will be: 

Payroll : (1 companies with approx. 9 employees paid monthly)

Using Access Payroll (experience preferred)
Calculation of gross pay including overtime and commissions.
Processing payroll
Preparing BACS transfer
Various returns for HMRC
Payment of PAYE & NI in a timely manner
Answering payroll queries
Journalling payroll transactions
Purchase ledger: (1 company 80 suppliers, 350 invoices per month)

Checking invoices to purchase orders and delivery notes
Coding and inputting invoices to the purchase ledger
Preparing payment runs and issuing remittance advice notes
Reconciling supplier statements
Answering payment queries from suppliers
Sales ledger :

Input and allocate payments to the sales ledger
Occasional reconciliation work
Taking customer queries when the credit controller is absent
Posting credit notes and bad debt write off’s.
Cash & bank

Maintain cash books (Excel) and journal transactions to the nominal ledger
Reconciliation cash books to bank statements and to the trial balance
Paying in cheques to the bank
Purchasing office supplies

Negotiating with suppliers and ordering the following:
Stationery supplies (maintain suitable stock levels)
Printer cartridges and inks
Canteen and catering supplies
Staff

Staff travel and hotel bookings
Co-ordinating Holiday calendars & leave requests
Assisting, where required, with annual PDR’s and filing of HR documentation
Expenses

Checking calculations and approvals of expense claims, including investigating anomalies
Coding and processing on the accounting system, with careful consideration of VAT rules
Preparing payments and advising staff of payment
Tax

All necessary returns and forms associated with payroll as required by HMRC including monthly payment data, P45, P46, P11D, P35 and Class 1A NI for company vehicles .
Assisting with the VAT return data
Preparation and submission of Intrastat returns.


The right candidate will have excellent communication skills and be able to work closely in a team. You must be forward thinking and have the confidence to input new ideas to the director as well have the ability to work on their own initiative. You must have experience in all aspects of accounts whilst being able to demonstrate strong administration skills.

In return, the company are offering a competitive salary of £21,000 Per annum (depending on experience, this may be higher) 20 days holiday plus bank holidays, free parking, great pension package and the chance to work for a fantastic company.

This is a full time position with the hours Mon-Fri – 9:00am-5:00pm. My client is looking to interview early next week so if you feel you are suitable for the role, please send me your cv asap.


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