LOCATION: HEAD OFFICE
SALARY: £20,000-25,000
START DATE: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

 

We are looking for a Bookkeeper to take responsibility for The Avenue Group’s effective control of its financial resources. The role will also entail control of the IT and administrative procedures involving accounting, invoicing and payroll systems in order to contribute to the delivery of the company’s overall community and commercial objectives. It’s a position suited to an experienced Bookkeeper with both an accounting qualification and vitally post qualification experience within a similar sized business. You should be able to supply and prove a successful track record of managing financial operations within a medium size or high growth business and have experience and familiarity with current legislation and practices.

 

Key Attributes

  • Strategic – an excellent and independent planner and thinker with strong problem-solving skills and conviction in your own decisions
  • Accountable – able to take responsibility for decisions made and learn from the outcome, a strong work ethic and enthusiasm to inspire and influence change
  • Independent – taking overall autonomy for transactional procedures
  • Punctual – with the ability to deliver timely results despite any obstacles and resolve matters quickly
  • Knowledgeable – with experience of the role
  • Approachable – with excellent advocacy, presentation and communication skills
  • Sensitive – to individuals needs and trustworthy to be privy to a variety of sensitive financial and company information
  • Positive – a positive guiding influence for the business

 

Responsibilities

  • Manage all payments and receipts using Xero, and ensure that all bank accounts and statements are regularly reviewed and reconciled
  • Managing the company’s financial affairs, including management and statutory accounts together with longer-term financial projections and ensure that the most efficient and effective control systems and mechanisms are in place
  • Aid in producing reports and projections in consultation with the Head Office team
  • Handle the payroll across the estate including hourly and pro-rata salaried staff
  • Supervise the production of regular salary payments and records, National Insurance and pension contributions in accordance with HMRC requirements
  • Ensure completion of PAYE, VAT and other returns
  • Oversee all VAT matters, ensuring compliance, and looking at efficient ways of reducing VAT liability in line with current legislation
  • Efficiently manage internal and external contracts to ensure company expenditure is authorised and accounted for

Experience:

  • bookkeeping: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Xero Software: 1 year (Preferred)
  • accounting: 1 year (Preferred)