Part Time Bookkeeper

My client is a leading business within the Logistics industry, based on the outskirts of Bedford.

Due to expansion, they are looking for an experienced Bookkeeper with a tremendous can-do attitude, to join the business on a part time basis 16 hours a week.

The ideal candidate will have an accounting background with strong Excel skills and knowledge of Quickbooks.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

• Processing of supplier invoices on to the purchase ledger system

• Set up of supplier payments and customer BACS collection runs, with appropriate allocation against the debts on the underlying ledgers

• Resolution of customer and supplier invoice queries in a prompt and professional manner, and investigation and chasing of overdue customer debts as required

• Reconciliation of various balance sheet accounts

• Reconciliation of key supplier and credit card statements

• Posting of daily cash transactions to the cashbook

• Posting of nominal ledger journals

• Analysis of P&L cost codes

• Support in preparing the month-end management accounts

• Creation of new suppliers and customers in the system

• Any additional support as required by the team

Essential Skills and Experience:

• Previous accounts experience, including working knowledge of reconciliations and double-entry bookkeeping

• Proficient with Microsoft Office products, including knowledge of Excel, ideally to intermediate level, e.g. lookups and pivot tables

• Ideally, qualified at AAT to at least level 2 or an Accountancy degree (or equivalent) holder

• Happy to work in a stand alone role, and comfortable performing a wider variety of office tasks

• Organised, numerate, logical and calm under pressure

• A full, clean driving licence is desirable