Bookkeeper Job Description

Role: Bookkeeper
Location: London

Job Type: Full-time; Permanent

The Role

We are looking for a skilled Bookkeeper to maintain our financial records, including purchases, sales, receipts and payments.

The role will involve the need for a technical Accountant with exposure to consolidation and reporting. Ideally, the candidate will have ERP experience; and Solid Bookkeeping experience gained from previous roles so you are able to hit the ground running in this role.

Key responsibilities:

  • Monitor emails daily for incoming invoices, credit notes, statements etc from suppliers
  • Liaise with suppliers as necessary on any queries, duplicated invoices
  • Record customer payments
  • Invoice customers
  • Record customer invoices on day sales sheet
  • Maintain contract file
  • Enter supplier & customer invoices into Xero
  • Chase for payments from customers
  • Follow up for credit notes on goods returned
  • Check supplier invoices against statements

Person specification:

  • Good knowledge and experience with XERO.
  • Experience bookkeeper who is familiar with P&L and management accounts
  • 1-2 years experience working within a Finance function

Desirable skills / expertise:

  • Familiar with Excel
  • Problem solving approach
  • Able to build relationships at all levels
  • Strong bookkeeping skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organised with great attention to detail