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Head of Bookkeeping – Leading Chartered Accountancy Firm

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I am representing, on an exclusive basis, a leading chartered accountancy firm that is looking to appoint an experienced Bookkeeping Manager to become Head of Bookkeeping within the firm. Location: Bury St Edmunds The firm is ambitious and very well established and has grown organically over the past few years, leading to an increase in workload for the Outsourcing Department. There is now a need for a capable individual to manage a client portfolio whilst also supervising more junior members of the Outsourcing team. You will be involved in the production and review of full management accounts and the leadership of the cloud accounting offering of the firm. In return, you will receive a strong remuneration package which includes but not limited to, highly competitive salary (up to £35,000), up to 25 days holiday, flexible working hours, free parking, pension and AAT/ACCA courses and/or memberships paid for and CPD. Main Responsibilities – Head of Bookkeeping: • Supervise and work as part of the Cloud Accounting Department • Production and review of complex monthly and quarterly management accounts • Managing a multitude of deadlines on behalf of yourself and the wider team • Overseeing and reviewing bookkeeping tasks of the team • Help to organise the workload of your designated team members • Identify and implement procedures and systems for new clients • Maintain clients accounting records of their own portfolio of clients on various software but mainly cloud packages • Reconcile control accounts (bank, purchase ledger, sales ledger, PAYE, wages, VAT etc.) • Timely completion of VAT returns • Establish a rapport with clients, directors, managers and staff Core Skills – Head of Bookkeeping: • Advanced IT skills (including MS Word, Excel, Quick Books Online 'QBO’ and Xero) • Excellent written and spoken English • Proficient use of email, calendar and the internet For further information on this Head of Bookkeeping position, please apply direct or contact Scott Golding from AJ Chambers Recruitment

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