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Junior Bookkeeper

Job information
Salary £18,000 - £22,000
Organisation Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.
Closing date 12 pm on 17 November 2017

Job details

Our Client has an immediate vacancy for a qualified or part qualified to AAT 4 to join their growing business.  The right candidate will need to possess drive and ambition to grow  with this rapidly expanding company.


1. Accurately and timely processing of all Sage/QB/Xero data and relevant paperwork in respect of Month End and Year End for client companies

2. Maintain and reconcile Sales, Purchase and Nominal ledgers

3. Reconcile all bank accounts

4. Reconcile all VAT accounts and provide figures for client Vat return

5. Input and reconcile petty cash

6. Process staff/Director expenses as required

7. Maintain Fixed Asset register

8. Input and reconcile credit cards

9. Post all journals for month (i.e. depreciation, accruals and prepayments, payroll etc.)

10. Forward month-end and year-end accounts to a senior member of the team by due deadline

11. Respond promptly to all client queries

12. Assist with HMRC queries where appropriate

13. Ensure regular and accurate data backups are kept

14. Notify to a senior member of the team of any irregularities or concerns

15. Attend client site as required

16. Advise client on best practice, clerical support, housekeeping, authorisation etc.

17. Assemble information for external auditors


1. Maintain timely and accurate time and expense recording

2. Identity possible new business opportunities with new and existing clients

3. Lead, attend and contribute to meetings as necessary

4. Deputise for colleagues as necessary

5. Operate within the Company’s policies and procedures (including AML,

Data Protection, Equal Opportunities and Health & Safety etc.) 

6. Produce reports, Excel spreadsheets/charts, MI and statistics as required 

7. Participate in networking events as required 

8. Project a positive image of oneself and the Company to others

9. Ensure effective self-management and organisation in order to meet all


10. Ensure the maintenance of effective communications across the Company

11. Ensure and maintain a strong internal and external customer service focus

12. Actively participate in training and development


  1. AAT part-qualified
  2. 2 years’ relevant experience
  3. First rate working knowledge of Sage
  4. Good IT skills 
  5. Excellent Excel ability
  6. Ability to work to deadlines
  7. Self-motivated and able to work alone effectively 
  8. Be driven and show initiative
  9. Full clean driver’s license 
  10.  Access to vehicle

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.    

For more information contact

Please email a copy of your CV and covering letter to:

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.