Bookkeeping & Cloud Accounting Advisor

Assisting with all aspects of bookkeeping, accounts and management accounts preparation

The Bookkeeper/ Bookkeeping & Cloud Accounting Advisor will provide bookkeeping services and support for cloud packages both in-house and externally for clients. This is a varied role covering some sales ledger and credit control support, maintaining purchase ledgers using extensive purchase invoice automation and other add-ons. This role also involves VAT return preparation and bank reconciliations, largely using bank feeds.

The role includes some training for clients and in-house on cloud bookkeeping software and related packages.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • AAT qualified or equivalent knowledge/experience
  • Good knowledge of Book-keeping processes and control
  • Ideally with previous experience of delivering training on cloud bookkeeping packages
  • Experience with various accountancy software / systems packages e.g. Sage 50Cloud Accounts, Xero, QuickBooks Online etc.
  • Full working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Word, Excel etc.

QUALITIES/SKILLS

  • Good oral and written communication skills, with proven ability to write reports and other documents
  • Excellent presentation skills with the ability to communicate complex products in a clear, meaningful manner
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships both internally and with clients
  • Good organisational skills
  • Be able to work flexibly, using own initiative and judgement as well as working towards deadlines managing a number of tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Focused and motivated
  • Professional and confident manner
  • Have an understanding of confidentiality within a practice setting.
  • Excellent attention to detail

The role is based at Shepton Mallet. There will be some travel to other offices / clients’ premises as required.

Job Type: Full-time. Part time considered (min 21 hours pw)

Salary: £17,000.00 to £22,000.00 /year pro rata

Experience:

  • bookkeeping: 2 years (Preferred)
  • delivering training: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Xero, QuickBooks or other accountancy packages: 1 year (Preferred)

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates must have suitable and relevant skills and experience which will include many of the detailed responsibilities. Please send a letter of application together with your CV to:

Louise Smith, HR Support
Burton Sweet, Spencer House, Morston Court, Aisecome Way, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS22 8NG

Or email to Louise.smith@burton-sweet.co.uk