Head of Bookkeeping - Accountancy Practice

£40k - £60k
Permanent
North London
02 Jan 2020
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Head of Bookkeeping job - Accountancy Practice - North London

A very well established top 100 Accountancy firm based in North London are looking for a Head of Bookkeeping. Managing a team of 6, with support from a Bookkeeping Manager, this role will report directly into the Partners and give you the ability to run and shape your own department.

As the Head of Bookkeeping, your role will focus on reviewing the work of your team and being the key point of contact for client queries and issues. The department looks after companies across a range of commercial sectors, varying from small businesses to larger organisations.

The firm offers outstanding progression and has several instances of employees who have trained with the firm and are now at Management or Partnership level. They have a great working culture, do not work long hours and are genuinely one of the best firms to work for in London. The role is based in North London, but will you give the opportunity to work in Central London, should this be suitable for you.

Head of Bookkeeping responsibilities

  • Running the department and overseeing the work of a team of 6, with the help of a Bookkeeping Manager
  • Reporting directly into the Partners, ensuring that they are made aware of how the department is performing and what challenges may arise
  • Conducting staff appraisals and ensuring they are motivated and focused
  • Running formal and informal training sessions for staff on various topics
  • Excellent knowledge of VAT including processing VAT Returns, thresholds and flat rate scheme
  • Excellent knowledge of double entry bookkeeping, cash accounting, invoice accounting, sales invoices, purchase invoices, bank reconciliations and control accounts reconciliations
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of production/review of management accounts.

Knowledge of both Sage and Xero is desirable.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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