Title Accountant Bookkeeper Chartered Accountants
Salary 18/25K
Location Cornwall SWUK
Job Information

Accountant/Bookkeeper – Chartered Accountants 18-25K


Our client, a reputable firm of Chartered Accountants, based in Cornwall seek to appoint an AAT Accountant /Bookkeeper with the following administration skills: –


Bookkeeping, Management Accounts, VAT & Payroll.  Software experience in both Sage and Excel is highly desirable.


A detailed job specification is as follows.


  • Client’s records are kept up to date for bookkeeping obligations.
  • VAT Returns are prepared on a timely basis and submitted on time.
  • Carry out payroll obligations for payroll clients.
  • Prepare management accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis to normal accounts standard.
  • Maintain client’s accounting records on a computer software package on a timely basis
  • Ensure that bookkeeping is complete and that the month end/quarter checklist is completed on all jobs to ensure a smooth and timely handover for annual accounts to be prepared.
  • Complete client’s VAT Returns accurately and on a timely basis to ensure that VAT Returns are not filed late.
  • Notify clients of VAT liability in plenty of time for payments to be made.
  • Completion of payroll responsibilities for clients including completion of pay slips and notification to clients of payroll liabilities in line with client’s deadlines.
  • Dealing with payroll and VAT queries as they may arise.
  • Monitor and manage your job allocation to ensure that jobs are prioritised and completed on time.
  • Assist with the preparation of management accounts on a monthly and quarterly basis and preparation of KPI schedules.
  • Assist with the preparation of employer’s annual return, forms P35.
  • Assist with the tea/coffee rota and the answering of the phone and greeting clients when the need arises.
  • Ensure that you are aware of all job budgets prior to commencement of a job and that these are adhered to.  Any deviation must be notified to the Office Manager prior to further work being undertaken.
  • Attend training courses and maintain a continual development of knowledge and skills.
  • Adhere to health and safety policy, and other requirements relating to care of equipment.
  • Acting in the best interests of the company and working as a team member at all times.
    • Excellent PC skills including sage word and excel.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Excellent bookkeeping skills  and working VAT and payroll knowledge.
    • Flexible attitude to work and the ability to work as part of a busy team to ensure the overall efficiency of the team.
    • For further details please contact Jonny Scott Slater, Ashley Armstrong or Zena Zennor.
    • Telephone 01872 274227.
    • Send your CV to cornishexecutive@aol.com