Bookkeeper / Office Administrator job in Bury

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Job Ref: 6667

Job Type: PERM

Location: Bury

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000

Date Posted: 05-08-2019

Category: Accounting/ Finance

Alexander Hancock

This role of Book Keeper/ Office Administrator is working within a very small team so the ideal candidate must be happy in that type of environment. The majority of the role is handling the book keeping and management accounts but in addition supporting the director in all other areas , particularly sales order management, customer service, sample management and logistics together with issue resolution where necessary.

This is a new position within the business so the role requires someone who is prepared to understand that the role will develop over time as you become more embedded into the company.

Overview of the role of Book Keeper/Office Administrator:

This position is suitable for a skilled bookkeeper/office administrator who can record all financial transactions, including purchases, sales, receipts and payments and handle all office administration relating to sales order management. Accuracy is an essential criteria in the role

Responsibilities for the role of Book Keeper/Office Administrator:

  • Record day to day financial transactions
  • Maintain the sales day book and purchase day book
  • Help to maintain a bespoke stock system
  • Reconciliations of intercompany transactions and accounts
  • Reconciliations of bank accounts including foreign currency and factoring
  • Prepare and submit VAT returns and PAYE reports to HMRC
  • Prepare ¼ management reports and KPI’s for the board
  • Prepare year end information to the trial balance stage
  • Sales order processing
  • Movement of pallets
  • Handling customer complaints
  • Sending out samples to customers
  • General office duties including filing, answer the phone and preparation of post and parcels

Skills and Experience for the role of Book Keeper/Office Administrator:

  • Proven bookkeeping experience
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting payable/receivable principles
  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Data entry skills along with a knack for numbers
  • Hands-on experience with spreadsheets
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience of Sage Line 50 accounts or Zero would be preferred.
  • MS Excel, Word & Outlook knowledge is essential
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • A flexible attitude
  • Office administration and sales support/order management experience

In return the company are offering an excellent salary, a fun working environment and flexible start and finish times based on a 37.5 hour week

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