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Practice Bookkeeper

Job Title: Practice Bookkeeper
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Trowbridge
Salary: £25,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 672DS
Contact Name: Danielle Stavrakis
Contact Email: danielle.stavrakis@24-7staffing.co.uk
Job Published: December 19, 2019 12:04

Job Description

Our client, a multi award winning and growing Chartered Accountancy and Business Services Firm are currently seeking an experienced bookkeeper to join their team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving company. The successful candidate will work with the Business Services team, undertake a variety of Bookkeeping, VAT and Management Accounting tasks for clients.

Main Duties

  • Assist with the preparation of management accounts monthly and quarterly, ensuring details are accurate with clear neat working papers to reflect the accounts produced and ensuring clear cross-referencing
  • Assist with bookkeeping for a variety of clients as allocated by the line manager, inputting data and processing payments as required
  • Visit client sites as required to carry out bookkeeping
  • Maintain a full and accurate audit trail by filing and referencing documents in a timely manner
  • Support with the preparation of written correspondence to clients
  • Adhere to proper accounting standards
  • Meet deadlines and time budgets
  • Complete VAT returns for allocated clients
  • Composing correspondence to clients, tax office, registrar of companies and others
  • Identifying opportunities for the provision of additional services advising more senior staff of these.
  • Actively supporting all sales, promotional, marketing and networking activities of the organisation either to current clients or targets.

Education & Qualifications

  • Bookkeeping experience in a Practice environment is desirable
  • AAT Level 3-4 Qualification  is desirable, though not essential
  • Education to A level or equivalent

Experience & Knowledge

  • IT-literate – Microsoft Office, accounts and other packages
  • VAT experience desirable
  • Knowledge of a cloud accounting and desktop packages desirable

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Organised and methodical
  • Client focused
  • Strong IT skills including Word, Outlook and Excel, to an intermediate level, to produce letters and spreadsheets
  • Carrying out tasks with a high degree of efficiency and accuracy
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to operate strict deadlines and handle conflicting priorities
  • Ability to work under own initiative, keeping calm under pressure


  • Flexible Benefits Scheme (annual renewal, 12 month contract)
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • 20-25 days holiday (dependant on role and service)
  • Permanent Health Insurance scheme
  • Employee Incentive and Recognition Scheme
  • Interest-free Staff Loans (parking, etc)
  • Job-specific Training and Development
  • Annual Pay reviews
  • Progression opportunities

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