Posted December 20, 2019
Full-time Bookkeeper Leeds
Full-time Bookkeeper and Administration Assistant Required
Whitesides Chartered Accountants, Leeds
Hours: Full-time (36.25 hours per week)
To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Whitesides Chartered Accountants is an independent firm of accountants based in Horsforth, Leeds. We provide accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and tax services to owner managed businesses and individuals. Due to the continued growth of the practice we are now looking for a full-time bookkeeping/administration assistant to join our team.
The ideal candidate should be confident and have experience of working as part of a team. Bookkeeping experience is essential, and the successful candidate must have experience of working in office administration or a similar role and be good with figures. This is a very diverse and busy role which would suit someone with a practical and hands on approach.
– Using computerised bookkeeping software (including Xero, Sage, FreeAgent and Quickbooks) to update client’s accounting record’s
– Preparing VAT Returns
– Preparing bank reconciliations
– General administrative duties (answering telephone calls, filing etc) and supporting the Office Manager
Experience of working in a team
Experience of working with at least two of the following software packages Xero, Quickbooks, Sage 50, Sage Cloud, FreeAgent
Knowledge of Excel, Word and other Microsoft Office Applications
Good communication skills, both verbal and written, professional phone manner
High level of attention to detail
Confident, organised and keen to learn
Salary and Benefits
Salary is dependent on experience and negotiable, the firm also operates a company pension scheme and free staff parking (subject to availability).
The working hours are 9am to 5.15pm Monday to Friday.
Applicants not submitting a covering letter will be automatically rejected.
The closing date for applications is 10 January, although we reserve the right to close the vacancy early if a suitable application is received, interviews will be conducted on an ongoing basis.