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Self Employed P/T Bookkeeper - Mon & Thurs

  • Salary: £16 - £18 per hour
  • Location: High Wycombe
  • Job type: Permanent, Part Time
  • Job reference 37449

Our client, a family run company based in High Wycombe, is looking for a self employed Bookkeeper to work Monday and Thursday (9am - 5pm) although Tuesdays and Thursdays could also work.

The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of the principles of accounting and ideally be AAT qualified along with experience of Sage Line 50, and ideally knowledge of the Construction Industry Scheme. Flexibility will also be required around year end and occasional visits from the accountant.

Duties include

  • Make entries to manual records on Excel i.e. Bank Receipts, Bank Payments and Petty Cash
  • Post Purchase invoices on Sage
  • Make monthly Journal entries to Sage as required (e.g. Salaries &VAT)
  • Reconcile bank accounts monthly (on a manual system & Sage)
  • Maintain running bank total for year end- to be issued to Company accountant on a CD Rom
  • Inter-company Balances
  • Prepare the payroll on Sage
  • Prepare monthly returns for PAYE (payslips)
  • Reconcile the VAT monthly with manual spreadsheet and Sage
  • Prepare and pay quarterly VAT returns
  • Prepare and submit monthly return to HMRC for CIS (Sub contractors)
  • Analyse credit card receipts from engineers on Excel and post to Sage
  • Run month end and year end procedures through Sage
  • Pay supplier invoices at the end of each month and post payments to Sage
  • Chasing overdue payments for customers and sending out statements
  • Maintain up-to-date Sage backups
  • Correspondence to relevant authorities (HMRC Companies House)
  • Total responsibility of all accounts filing
  • Dealing with day to day accounting enquiries including completing supplier questionnaire forms
  • Maintain holiday, employment and sickness records

Skills and Experience

  • Experience of operating Sage Line 50 Accountant Plus
  • Competence with Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of the Construction Industry Scheme
  • Methodical and orderly approach to work

Please note that we will only contact those candidates that we assess as suitable for the positions we have currently available based on their experience, training and skills. If we do not have anything suitable we will not keep your CV for more than 30 days.

Bucks and Berks Recruitment is an equal opportunities employment agency and employment business that is serious about its compliance with legislation. Bucks and Berks is acting as an Employment Agency in relationship to this role (if the vacancy is for a permanent position) or is acting as a Recruitment Business in relationship to this role (if the role is for a temporary position).