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Position:          Full-time

Hours:              37 hours a week

Salary:             To be agreed

 We are a forward thinking firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers and we are looking to recruit a book-keeper/admin assistant to join our successful and growing cloud accounting team, providing real time book-keeping services to numerous clients covering many diverse sectors.

Providing support to the administration team as and when required, along with face to face client contact and payroll services to a quality client base in Bury and surrounding regions, we are looking for an individual to deal with a portfolio of clients and assist the team where required.

Role and Responsibilities

  1. Daily inputting and management of supplier invoices via ReceiptBank.
  2. Daily inputting and reconciling of transactions in Xero.
  3. Regular client contact to ensure that transactions are up to date daily and book-keeping is in real time.
  4. Providing client training on Xero and ReceiptBank to maximise efficiencies from the technology.
  5. Preparation, review and completion of VAT Returns.
  6. Receive telephone calls, send emails and prepare letters.
  7. Use IT for including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other Accounting software including Xero, ReceiptBank and SAGE payroll.
  8. File and scan documents both manually and on computer software including internal record systems.
  9. Potential for learning payroll and company secretarial work. 
  10. Ad hoc administration tasks, including duties such as telephone support and reception cover.

 Qualifications and Education Requirements

  1. GCSE English and Maths at Grade C or above.

 Preferred Skills 

  1. Previous book-keeping experience, in particular use of Xero and ReceiptBank would be advantageous.
  2. Good communication skills.
  3. Excellent problem solving skills.
  4. Numeracy skills - to the extent of being able to spot mistakes and show attention to detail.
  5. Excellent time management and organisational skills, to enable yourself to complete tasks fully and on time.
  6. Good verbal communication, listening skills and confidence using the telephone .
  7. Motivated, reliable and responsible, able to work on own initiative as necessary .
  8. Strong interpersonal skills, with a real empathy for people and a desire to help them.
  9. Able to work effectively within a team and develop positive relationships with colleagues, service users and other professionals .
  10. Willing to undertake training and development appropriate for the role.

 Personal Qualities

  1. Commitment to valuing equality and diversity and understanding of how this applies to own area of work .
  2. An ability to deal with all levels of people in a warm and friendly manner.
  3. A willingness to share thoughts and ideas where improvements and efficiencies may be possible.
  4. A general positive and “can do” attitude to work and to helping others.
  5. Tidy appearance, approachable and friendly.