Assistant Bookkeeper

  • Ref: SHX43456
  • Industry: Accountancy Practice
  • Categories: Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £20,000 - £23,000
  • Type: Permanent

About the Role

Would you like to join a dynamic, diverse & forward-thinking business?

Would you like to join a firm that will make your growth their priority?

My client is fast becoming one of the regions largest financial institutions. Based in the heart of Liverpool's business district, they have created over 100 new jobs in the last 12 months alone.

They are looking for dynamic, ambitious, hard-working people with excellent communication skills.

The scope for growth and development in this firm is immense, with entry-level candidates progressing into managerial positions in less than 3 years being the norm.

The Bookkeeper's duties:

  • Assist with advanced bookkeeping, accounts payable, credit control and ad-hoc processes. Operating these processes remotely and in a timely manner
  • Support with review and management of management accounts and VAT return preparation and other ad-hoc work.
  • Process transactions, prepare and post journals, update ledgers, perform bank reconciliation and cash book analysis as required to support monthly reporting processes and VAT compliance

The ideal candidate:

  • At least 12 months relevant experience, preferably in an accountancy practice
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and experience with other Microsoft packages
  • Knowledge of Xero, Sap, Quickbooks would be an advantage
  • Well presented with a professional level of communication - both verbal and written
  • Good time management, organisation skills and the ability to prioritise/complete tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability to use own initiative and take a flexible approach

In return they offer:

  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Flexible home working
  • Access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions;
  • Life assurance cover;
  • Income protection insurance.

Their flexible benefits platform means you can choose from a range of tax-efficient options to design a benefits package that best suits you. Including:

  • Buy up to ten days’ extra holiday;
  • Add on private medical, personal accident, dental insurance or travel insurance;
  • Enrol in Bike to Work scheme;
  • Enjoy discounts off cinemas, dining, and gyms;
  • Receive an interest-free season ticket loan or interest-free graduate loan;
  • Access childcare vouchers;
  • Take an online health assessment and utilise an employee assistance programme.

A study support package is in place for team members who choose to pursue a professional accountancy qualification on a self-study basis:

  • Full study support for AAT Level 4 or ACCA Strategic Professional Level from day 1.
  • Discounted Access to Training Providers
  • Interest-free loans
  • Paid Examination Leave for exam day
  • Unpaid Leave for study
  • Staff Peer Group support
  • Professional Subscription Fees paid annually

If you're interested in this Bookkeeper position, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If this job isn't quite right for you, it is only one of many that we are handling.

Marshall Moore Practice division specialises in recruiting all types of practice vacancies for both temporary and permanent assignments including:

  • Audit Senior/Accounts Senior/Tax Senior and Semi-Senior
  • Audit Manager
  • Corporate Finance Specialist
  • Transactional Service Analyst
  • Partner and Practice Manager

Feel free to get in touch for a confidential discussion on your career options.

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