We are the fastest growing Accountancy Age ‘Top 60’ firm of accountants and tax advisers based in Steyning, West Sussex specialising in the provision of bespoke, high quality accountancy and taxation solutions.  Our expert knowledge and experience allows us to provide our clients with the highest quality financial solutions designed to meet the unique needs of their businesses.  In Sussex we have a highly prestigious client base of high-net worth individuals, SMEs, not-for-profit individuals, regulated industries and agriculture.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Bookkeeper full time or part time in our Sussex office.  Key responsibilities are:

  • processing day to day bookkeeping for a portfolio of clients including limited companies, charities and farms, as well as reconciliations of the main control accounts
  • preparing monthly management accounts
  • dealing with client queries as and when they arise
  • managing own flow of work
  • preparing and filing VAT returns
  • attending client premises to undertake bookkeeping role on-site which includes preparation of management information for clients
  • providing training to clients on various packages and bookkeeping skills as required
  • supporting colleagues with accounts work when required
  • training and supporting apprentices with general bookkeeping skills

As the role will require you to travel to client premises it is vital you hold a current driving licence and have your own transport.

Knowledge & Experience:

  • previous bookkeeping experience in a professional practice
  • previous experience of preparation of management accounts
  • previous experience in VAT preparation and filing
  • AAT qualified or at least currently studying
  • excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • experience with Xero, Sage and Quickbooks would be an advantage

Package:

  • competitive market rate salary
  • pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • 23 days annual leave (exc BH) – increasing by one day per year up to a maximum of 28 days
  • opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • 9 day working fortnight
  • free car parking
  • access to our corporate reward scheme
  • employee Assistance Programme
  • opportunity to develop your skills and progress within the Firm
  • relaxed and friendly working environment

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