Applicants should have experience in book-keeping and preparing accounts to trial balance stage. Ideally they should be able to use online accounting software and tools such as Quickbooks, Xero, FreeAgent and ReceiptBank but training will be provided if necessary. Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsible for the preparation of financial accounts for clients from prime records, manual records, spreadsheets and Desktop/Cloud Accounting software.
Analysis of Client Records
Liaising with client to obtain any missing/unclear information
Coding of transactions to relevant Nominal Ledger Codes in Chart of Accounts
Recording of Transactions (Sales, Purchases, Receipts, Payments)
Processing of Journal Entries
Reconciliation of Bank and Credit Card Accounts
Reconciliation of Loan Accounts
Reconciliation of VAT & PAYE Control Accounts
Identification of Capital Items
Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register Accounting for the Sale/Disposal of Assets and Gain/Loss thereon
Calculation and recording of Depreciation Charges
Calculation and recording of Accruals and Deferred Income
Calculation and recording of Prepayments and Accrued Income
Identification of tax add-backs
Identification of any Personal Expenditure or Use
Accounting for Hire Purchase and Lease Contracts
Accounting for Stock and WIP
Accounting for Foreign Currency Transactions
Accounting for any Revaluations or Write Downs (including Bad Debts)
Checking of VAT Returns (including Standard, Cash, Flat Rate, Partial Exemption)
Review of Purchase and Sales Ledger for any old/irrecoverable items
Calculation of Business Tax & providing for this in the accounts
Comply with policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and data protection, reporting any concerns to the appropriate person.
Be aware of and take part in the firm’s performance management framework and participate in training and development activities as required.
Advising on training needs and courses available.
Undertake any other similar duties as required.
This vacancy is being managed my Annie Welsh at Spear Recruitment Ltd.
Spear Recruitment Ltd is an Employment Agency acting as such under the Employment Act 2008 and Employment Agencies Act 1973.
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