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Role:                    Bookkeeper       
Salary:                 Up to £22,500
Location:            Dronfield
Type:                   Permanent


2Fawcett are recruiting for a part time Bookkeeper to work for a leading client based in Dronfield.  This company is the UK’s leading independent stockist of their niche product.  They pride themselves on developing a strong working relationship and understanding of clients need and expectations.

This is a very important role within their organisation which involves reporting to and working closely with the Company Directors. The successful applicant would be spending approximately 60-80% of their time working as the Company’s only Bookkeeper, providing the Directors with regular financial information. Any remaining time would be spent in an Office Administrator role.

The Role & Responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant

  • Maintenance of the sales ledger, purchase ledger and cashbook.
  • Assisting with month end closing down of the above ledgers including bank reconciliation and preparing monthly journals for the management accounts.
  • Assisting with production of annual accounts and working schedules for the auditors.
  • Overseeing the Credit control process.
  • Matching of purchase invoices to goods received notes and orders for authorisation by the Directors.
  • Matching delivery notes to sales orders and invoicing.
  • Preparation of payments by Bankline for authorisation by the Directors.
  • Preparation of quarterly VAT returns.
  • Coordination of Shipping Schedules with our suppliers and freight forwarders to ensure the goods are received on time.
  • Overseeing documentation and communication relating to Importing and Exporting of material including shipping.
  • General administrative duties

Skills/Experience Required:

  • The post is ideally suited to an experienced and suitably qualified Bookkeeper who possess a minimum of three years’ experience.
  • A good working knowledge of sales, purchase, nominal ledgers, as well as cashbook is essential.
  • Knowledge of debt and credit control processes systems is vital.
  • Experience of Importing and Exporting would be advantageous.
  • Strong Excel knowledge and good understanding of other Microsoft Office products.
  • Ideally proficient at using Pegasus Opera software (not essential but would be to the applicant’s advantage)
  • Logistics handling / experience.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Professional and warm telephone manner.
  • A person who can cope with multitasking and able to work flexibly between different departments.
  • Own transport.
  • It is important for any applicant to know that they will be working predominantly on their own in the Accounts Department.

Further Details:

  • Salary: up to £22,500 PA
  • Holidays: 23 days per year + statutory bank holidays
  • Hours: 9.15am-2.45pm Monday to Friday with ½ hour unpaid for lunch


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