Bookkeeper

Bookkeeper

Division: Business Services Group
Location: Brighton

Staying on top of clients bookkeeping and monthly management accounts helps maintain a healthy cash flow for their business and identifies trends to finances early on. This kind of information is invaluable to help keep businesses healthy and profitable. We provide a fast, cost-effective and reliable service that is tailored to suit business needs.

We are currently recruiting for a Bookkeeper to work with our StarBox clients predominately based in our Brighton office.

What can we offer you?
  • Predominately based in Brighton office in a relaxed, friendly, modern environment
  • Hybrid working with agile working hours
  • Paid overtime or take time off in lieu if you work over your contracted hours
  • 4% employer pension contributions
  • Opportunity to purchase additional holiday days after a qualifying period
  • Opportunity to join our Cash Plan and Enterprise Health scheme
  • Carpenter Box Lifestyle Hub which offers discounts for online and high street shops
  • Relaxed dress code policy
  • Death in Service and associated benefits
What the role would include:
  • Bookkeeping, bank statements, ledger reconciliations
  • Assisting in the initial preparation of tax returns, VAT & management accounts
  • General financial administration on behalf of the clients
  • Development of processes and procedures to accommodate business changes
  • Introduction of cloud tools
  • Learning new software as it becomes available
  • Working as part of the bookkeeping & management team
  • Visits to client’s offices
The ideal candidate:
  • The desire to always produce work of the highest quality on a timely basis
  • Knowledge of VAT, Self-Assessment and Corporate Tax
  • Knowledge/experience of cloud tools (e.g. Receipt Bank)
  • Strong communication and team working skills
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to prioritise
  • Have the confidence to speak to clients face to face
  • Flexibility regarding working location
  • Professional competence
  • A working knowledge of Xero would be an advantage

At Carpenter Box we recognise the positive value of diversity and promote equality. We aim at all times to recruit the person who is most suited to the job and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, regardless of age, race, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, or gender, particularly those underrepresented throughout the finance and accounting industry.

If you have any questions about this role, contact HR Manager Helen Ruff for more information.

Please send your CV and cover letter below.

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