Company Bookkeeper - 12 Month Contract full or part time

*** FULL OR PART TIME HOURS AVAILABLE - NO LESS THAN 25 HOURS PER WEEK ***Our client is a successful SME business in the building/construction sector and due to a forthcoming maternity-leave, they are seeking to employ a full time (40 hours per week) Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant, to look after all of the day to day accounting transactions for the business. The office in Banbury is modern and the team are friendly and welcoming.Using Sage 50, you'll be logging all supplier and sales invoices, managing debt collection and cash flow, running the monthly staff payroll, reconciling the bank accounts and processing VAT returns. Ideally you will have some previous experience in the construction sector, but that is not a mandatory requirement for this position as a full hand-over will be provided.Key responsibilities;Ensuring that all works completed are invoiced/applied for correctly and promptlyMonitoring the aged debt and chasing any overdue moniesDealing with any client queries over the phone and email. This will involve liaising with different departments within the company in order to resolve.Accurately entering supplier invoices to the purchase ledger, gaining approval on these and making sure that all approved supplier costs are paid in a timely mannerMatching of incoming delivery notes to supplier invoicesRaising queries with suppliers for any discrepanciesRunning all elements of the monthly payroll for all employed staffCollating and paying any subcontractors engaged by the company, ensuring that these have been correctly verified with HMRC for CIS where appropriateBank reconciliations and quarterly VAT returnsWorking alongside the external accountants to complete the year end process Skills/experience required;Experienced with computerised (ideally Sage) bookkeeping processes in a commercial accounting environment.Some experience of processing accounts within the building sector would be ideal (not mandatory)Able to commence employment by mid-November at the latestExperienced with using spreadsheets (either MS Office or Google Docs)Flexible, able to work in a small but busy team and happy to work full time at the Banbury office. Our client is looking to hold interviews for this role ASAP, so if you feel that you have the skills and experience that we require and are happy to commit to a 12 month fixed-term contract, then please apply today for a fast response. If you do have any questions about this job vacancy, then please contact Stuart Moore in confidence.