Sherborne, Dorset
Full Time
8.30 - 17.15 Monday to Friday
Closing Date:
12th July 2020

Do you have five years or more experience as a Bookkeeper?

Enable Futures are operating as an employment business on behalf of its client and recruiting for a permanent Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant based near Sherborne, Dorset.

You will be a member of the organisations family finance team helping to provide finance and administration service to a high net worth family.

The working hours are 8.30-17.15 Monday to Friday with a one hour lunch break unpaid.

The annual salary is circa £25,000 PA dependant on experience. Closing date is  12th July 2020

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work together with your fellow team members to ensure all finance functions and accounting records are maintained accurately and in a timely manner, these include but are not limited to:
  • Undertake all prime entry bookkeeping tasks ensuring all income and costs have been appropriately approved, recorded accurately and VAT where applicable is correctly treated.
  • Prepare regular bank reconciliations.
  • Administer the purchase ledger/accounts payable functions, processing purchase invoices and credit notes, credit cards, petty cash and expense claims.
  • Prepare and process payment runs for approved payments on a daily basis.
  • Prepare a range of management reports including various expenditure summaries.
  • Filing and archiving.
  • Undertake project work as required.
  • Report to the senior finance assistant.

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

  • Is qualified by experience with at least five years of relevant experience within practice or industry.
  • Has experience of VAT (desirable but not essential).
  • Can proactively prioritise their own work as this role deals with a high volume of information.
  • Is able to use their own initiative.
  • Has integrity, discretion, and the ability to deal with confidential information.
  • Has excellent administration and communication skills (both written and verbal with attention to detail).
  • Is tactful, diplomatic and approachable, with the ability to deal assertively with a wide range of people.
  • Has excellent IT skills, a sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience of accounting software.
  • Enjoys working on their own or as part of a wider team, being a team player is key.

In return, you will benefit from:

  • An attractive salary
  • Study support can be provided if required to complete the ATT qualification
  • 8% employer pension contribution
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Individual BUPA cover
  • Life insurance 4 x gross salary
  • Car parking