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Bookkeeper/Management Accountant

24,314 P.A. ?
Letchworth Garden City
Rutherford Briant


Rutherford Briant are currently recruiting for a Management Accountant/Bookkeeper position within a Top 20 accountancy practice in Letchworth. Within this role, you will report into the Bookkeeping Supervisor and will handle your own client portfolio with bookkeeping, VAT, CIS and management accounts services.

  • daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly bookkeeping
  • uploading transactions and allocating within the accounting system (SAGE, Quickbooks and Xero)
  • processing sales invoices, receipts and payments
  • balancing accounts
  • reconciling bank accounts and other ledger accounts
  • maintaining bank feeds
  • using auto entry/receipt bank in respect of processing transactions
  • completing month end adjustments such as Accruals, Prepayments and posting depreciation
  • maintaining fixed asset registers, and ensuring additions and disposals are correctly recorded and any profit or loss on disposal is recognised correctly
  • preparing VAT returns
  • preparing CIS returns
  • preparing management accounts, and providing appropriate commentary on significant variances
  • preparing a year end file with supporting documentation for the preparation of statutory year-end accounts
  • meet clients’ requirements, and ensure deadlines are meet and accounts and VAT returns are completed on time.
  • task ownership, taking responsibility for delivery, cost control and billing
  • involvement in productising, marketing and selling services to clients
  • development of new revenue streams for the firm relating to tax services
  • providing basic training to new staff members / existing staff on new issues
  • problem solving including system / control development on tax matters
  • an ability to work quickly and accurately
  • an eye for detail
  • an ability to work to deadlines
  • an ability to perform several tasks concurrently with ease and professionalism
  • good computer skills (especially with databases and financial software) previous use of Xero essential
  • an ability to communicate clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing, in English
  • must be able to keep client matters strictly confidential
  • solid knowledge of basic accounting and financial principles and practices
  • good analytical and numerical abilities
  • practice experience is highly desirable but not essential.
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • TOIL (Time off in Lieu) or paid overtime
  • Contribution into an auto enrolled pension scheme
  • The option to contribute into a private pension scheme via salary sacrifice
  • Funded social events
  • 30 days’ holiday (including bank holidays)