Bookkeeper Job

In Preston

The Role

Ref: JO0000002809

  • Permanent
  • Preston
  • Salary: £25,000 - 28,000

Bookkeeper Job Vacancy

Are you an experienced Bookkeeper seeking a new full time or part time opportunity with a forward-thinking and supportive company?

Would you like to work with a firm of accountants in Preston that values its employees? If so, this Bookkeeper role within this well-respected firm of accountants could be for you.

With demonstrable accountancy and bookkeeping experience, you will have a minimum of twelve months of experience within a general accountancy practice and be looking to establish your position in a progressive and supportive organisation.

Ideal for a person with a bookkeeping and accountancy background, this role covers various duties, including bookkeeping, VAT returns and payroll.

In addition to your basic accountancy competence, you will ideally have utilised some cloud-based bookkeeping software (Xero, Sage) previously.

As this accounting firm prides itself on high standards, you will be a driven individual that strives to deliver customer service excellence.

This role requires excellent communication and teamwork; however, the role will also require someone comfortable working under their own initiative.

This Bookkeeper role is well suited to someone looking to work as part of a team, ensuring that clients get a compliant, accurate and consistently high level of service.

This position is being considered on a full or part-time basis with this established and growing firm in Preston, offering excellent progression opportunities for the right person.

Bookkeeper Job Purpose

  • You’ll support a portfolio of clients with general accounting duties.
  • You’ll complete monthly bookkeeping tasks in line with your client’s requirements.
  • You’ll calculate and complete VAT returns in readiness for checking and submission.
  • You’ll support your team and other colleagues with query resolution as required.
  • You’ll continually strive for customer service excellence.
  • You’ll develop and nurture strong relationships with clients, being a point of contact for queries and questions.
  • You’ll provide backup support on regular payrolls for clients in line with pay schedules and deadlines.
  • You’ll provide demonstrations, training and support to clients on accounting software systems such as Xero and Sage.

Employee Value Proposition For This Accounting Firm

This independent accountancy practice in Preston is currently experiencing significant growth and is looking to strengthen its talented team.

Well organised and well-respected, this organisation truly values its team members and is an exciting and supportive place to work.

Forward-thinking and progressive, this organisation maximises IT systems and technology to provide the most efficient and effective service to its customers. Offering full study support, this organisation offers excellent career progression opportunities.

Employee Benefits As A Bookkeeper

  • £25,000 to £28,000.
  • Attractive suite of additional benefits.
  • Excellent opportunities for career progression.

Bookkeeper Job Requirements

  • You’ll have a minimum of twelve months of experience within an accountancy firm(s).
  • You’ll have experience of using cloud-based bookkeeping software, ideally Xero and Sage.
  • You’ll strive to deliver customer excellence.
  • You’ll have experience of dealing with clients on a 1-2-1 basis.
  • You’ll be comfortable working independently or as part of a team.
  • You’ll have strong technical capabilities and possess excellent attention to detail.
  • You’ll have strong mathematical and analytical skills.
  • You’ll plan and prioritise workloads to meet timescales and deadlines.
  • You’ll be a team player.
  • You’ll have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • You’ll have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • You’ll have a can-do attitude and the ability to make things happen.

About Public Practice Recruitment Ltd

Public Practice Recruitment Ltd recruits high-calibre accounting professionals at all levels for tax, accounts, and audit vacancies on both a permanent and temporary basis for accountancy firms.

Call Public Practice Recruitment Ltd today on 03335 777 787 to discover how we can support you.

Specialising solely in accountancy recruitment, Public Practice Recruitment Ltd has new accountancy jobs every day and has a superb track record of meeting and exceeding expectations for accountants looking for their next accounting role.

Call us for a confidential chat on 03335 777 787 or upload your CV here.

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