Bookkeeper (London)

JOB TITLE: Bookkeeper

REPORTING TO: Bookkeeping Manager    


  • Input and review data
  • Review and maintain sales, purchase and general ledgers
  • Post and review month end journals
  • Adhere to proper accounting standards
  • Meet deadlines and time budgets
  • Advise managers of any outstanding issues
  • Complete and review VAT returns
  • Maintain a full and accurate audit trail by filing and referencing documents
  • Liaise with other departments such as Payroll
  • Travel to and work from client sites
  • Prepare and review management accounts from information and documentation received from clients, ensuring that all relevant deadlines are met
  • Complete each assignment before passing to the manager for review
  • Develop and maintain good client relations
  • Liaise with clients directly or through relevant manager to resolve queries or obtain further information
  • Ensure a high level of service to meet client’s expectations
  • Ensure that all hours worked on assignments are correctly recorded
  • Training and supporting more junior members of staff and clients




  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Previous proven book-keeping experience in an office environment
  • Numerate and analytical with excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Evidence of being a proactive, self-starter who can manage changing priorities in a demanding environment
  • Intermediate/advanced Excel, Xero, Sage 50



  • Extensive knowledge of VAT

This is a highly deadline-based role so, at times, flexibility on hours in peak times will be required


To apply please send your CV and a supporting statement to or click ‘Apply’

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