Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper

Posted 26 July 2022
Salary Market related
Job type Permanent
DisciplineAccountancy & Finance
Contact NameChelsea Louise Waddell

Job description

Looking to join an established firm with a drive for going above and beyond to achieve excellence?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Bookkeeper/ Accounts Assistant to join an Accountancy practice in Woking on a full time permanent basis.

In this position you’ll play a vital role in managing the bookkeeping for a portfolio of clients, to ensure records are fully maintained and updated, ready for the process of filing quarterly VAT Returns and management reports.

You’ll be someone who wants to work in practice that embraces technology, new systems and processes that ensure the best delivery of their service to clients. 

If you have the drive we’re looking for, this exciting role could be the next step in your career and we’d love to hear from you! 

About the role

Based in Woking you will be responsible for: 

  • Processing purchase invoices
  • Processing sales invoices
  • Performing bank, Paypal, Credit card and online sale reconciliations
  • Control account reconciliations
  • Foreign currency transactions
  • Processing journals
  • Assist with completion and filing of VAT returns
  • Using client systems to provide data
  • Payroll and auto enrolment pension processing experience desirable
  • Understanding and/or experience of Company Secretarial processes desirable
  • Resolution of outstanding queries

About you

The ideal candidate for this position must have:

  • Bookkeeping experience
  • Experience using Xero and Quickbooks online, and other cloud accountancy packages including integration solutions.
  • An organised and methodical approach to record-keeping
  • Ability to work accurately and to strict deadlines, managing own workload and setting priorities
  • Ability to learn new tasks quickly with a desire to get through tasks efficiently, with a methodical approach
  • Good excel skills
  • Reliable and enthusiastic attitude

Experience which is not essential but desirable includes: 

  • Bookkeeping within Accountancy practice

About the company

You will be working with a practice that holds a focus on delivering efficiency via innovation. It’s main focus is serving clients in the small to medium business sector, currently with a dedicated team of accountancy professionals who provide a whole spectrum of accountancy services & business support required by SME businesses & individuals.

Established in 1973 and run by the current owners since 1995 the practice has grown steadily adopting new trends and processes along the way whilst always striving to be at the forefront of change in the industry. They are a small but inclusive team working together to make sure clients receive the best service possible. Now, this firm have a requirement to expand the team by attracting other like-minded individuals who are sociable, interesting, and positive thinkers open and adaptable to change.  

What’s on offer

  • Salary: Dependant on experience
  • Benefits: Incredible working culture with regular team social events
  • Contract type: Full time permanent
  • Hours: 37.5 hours 9:00-17:30

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed, or would love to find out more information, either

  • Hit the apply button now and follow the steps 
  • Contact Chelsea Waddell on 0203 039 3555
  • Email your CV to Chelsea Waddell at 

About Spencer Clarke Group 

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge in Accountancy and Finance and will also provide expert career advice along the way. 

When you join us, you will receive: 

  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals 

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £350* so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Chelsea Waddell on remembering to include your details as well. 

*T’s & C’s apply.