Bookkeeper (Part Time)

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£/annum + Benefits
Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- East of England -- Hertfordshire -- Borehamwood
Job Type
09 April 2021

Offering extensive benefits, continued career progression, and an open-mind approach, Sopher + Co is a place where you can drive your career and ambitions forward. Our teams of professionals will assist you in achieving your career goals in an atmosphere of respect, understanding and full support.
Sopher + Co are Accountants and Tax Advisers who make it their business to understand and add value to clients personal and business affairs. We are looking for a Bookkeeper on a Part-Time basis to join our growing Private Office team in Borehamwood.

Role responsibilities for the Bookkeeper (Part Time):
  • Managing bookkeeping services for a portfolio of clients in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Recording clients' financial transactions
  • Preparing appropriate schedules and reports as requested by Clients and Partners
  • Completing and filing VAT returns
  • Managing profit and loss statements and balance sheets
  • Filing historical records and retrieving necessary documents as needed
  • Recording cash receipt and handling bank deposits
  • Providing administrative and clerical support
  • Ensure client assignments are completed in line with all relevant accounting and standards
  • Any other ad hoc duties assigned by the Manager

  • Requirements for the Bookkeeper (Part Time):
  • 2-3 years previous professional practice experience in a similar role
  • Ideally studying towards a relevant qualification
  • Demonstrable experience inputting information into cash flow and budget models in Excel
  • Sound experience in production of budget vs. actual reporting
  • Solid understanding of accounting software, including proficient knowledge of Xero and Sage Line 50, Caseware
  • Good knowledge of VAT law and compliance
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency of Microsoft Office suite, especially word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to work unsupervised with good problem-solving skills and sound judgement
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and time management skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability with a true teamwork spirit
  • A keen eye for detail, teamed with the ability to spot any inaccuracies or duplications and provide resolutions
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Organised and commercially minded, displaying a high level of ethics, professionalism and confidence

  • Benefits:
    We offer a competitive package including extensive benefits for you and your family, a comfortable warm and friendly environment with great people and the chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients that no other family-based firm can offer.
    Sopher + Co take pride in their employees and their achievements whilst praising and recognising hard work. We strongly believe in staff development and continuously encourage internal progression.