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Job Title: Senior Bookkeeper
Salary: up to £32,000
Location: Newton Heath, Manchester
Job Type: Full time, Permanent


2fawcett are recruiting for a Senior Bookkeeper for a busy and growing business located in Newton Heath, Manchester. This role, which also involves Office Management duties, requires significant experience in Accountancy and Bookkeeping. As the Senior Bookkeeper, you will be responsible for managing the daily accounting operations within the office, following strict monthly accounting protocols, generating reports, and adhering to deadlines that align with the group standards.

Our client is seeking a driven individual eager to advance and improve their processes. If you’re an experienced Bookkeeper and ready for a new challenge, please get in touch today!

Key responsibilities of the Senior Bookkeeper include:

  • Daily invoicing
  • Overseeing processes and procedures for Sales and Purchase Ledgers
  • Addressing accounts-related inquiries from customers and suppliers
  • Bank account reconciliation
  • Managing supplier payments
  • Handling credit applications
  • Preparing VAT returns quarterly
  • Managing the Euro account
  • Generating monthly and weekly reports for management
  • Processing monthly payroll using Sage
  • Recording accruals and prepayments
  • Maintaining the Fixed Assets Register
  • Producing an accurate P&L
  • Creating End-of-Month management presentations for internal review
  • Providing support during annual audits
  • Managing renewals for phone services, energy, and insurance policies
  • Assisting the General Manager with the preparation and management of annual budgets
  • Managing relationships with suppliers for IT, phone services, energy, and insurance
  • Ensuring all headquarters’ deadlines are met during the month-end closing period
  • Overseeing new software upgrades and implementations

Requirements of the Senior Bookkeeper:

  • Experienced in Bookkeeping and Accounting
  • Proficient with Sage 50
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experienced working to KPIs and deadlines

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