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Bookkeeper/ Administrator

  • Location

    Suffolk

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £28000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Thomas Palmer

  • Contact email:

    thomas@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284765700

  • Job ref:

    J36293

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-06-23

  • Start date:

    2024-04-30

  • Consultant:

    Thomas Palmer

Position: Bookkeeper/Administrator
Location: Sudbury
Type: Permanent, Part-Time or Full-Time
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum

Join a dynamic manufacturer in Sudbury as a Bookkeeper/ Administrator, either full-time or part-time. This permanent role entails close collaboration with the Director, overseeing day-to-day bookkeeping tasks, and managing administrative functions.

We welcome applicants who may require flexibility in their work schedule.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure accurate completion of bookkeeping tasks, including data entry on Xero when necessary.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure precise data entry for correct postings on Xero.
  • Perform daily bank reconciliations and maintain a three-month cash flow forecast.
  • Maintain accuracy in balance sheet accounts through record-keeping and reconciliations of the nominal ledger.
  • Manage the fixed asset register.
  • Maintain a schedule of project costs and invoices.
  • Supervise sales and purchase ledger systems, reconcile them regularly with supplier statements, and manage credit control.
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns and handle necessary returns to HMRC for PAYE and pension costs.
  • Maintain accurate records of parts stock.
  • Assist in setting up and maintaining Key Performance Indicator dashboards.
  • Support HR record-keeping and procedures.

Required Skills:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, with a solid command of other MS Office products.
  • Working knowledge of VAT and PAYE.
  • Excellent understanding of double-entry bookkeeping systems and generally accepted accounting practices.
  • Clear, concise, and professional communication skills.
  • Proactive team player with self-motivation and enthusiasm.
  • Flexible, approachable, reliable, and trustworthy.


This role offers genuine flexibility, competitive salary, and an array of benefits. If you have the required skills and are interested in applying, please submit your CV below.