Bookkeeper / Junior Management Accountant

Recruiter
Sopher + Co
Location
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Salary
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits, including fully funded study package
Posted
29 Jun 2022
Closes
12 Jul 2022
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Salary band
Competitive
Hours
Full Time

About Us
Established in 1975, Sopher + Co is a trusted business adviser of choice for entrepreneurs, owner-managed businesses, high net worth individuals, professional partnerships, and expats. Our roots in Elstree led to our early client base in the media and entertainment industry. Since then, we have grown immensely, with our portfolio now spanning over 20 industries. Our success is within our people - with endless opportunities and open-mind approach, Sopher + Co is a place where you can drive your career and ambitions forward, sharing and promoting our commitment to excellent client experience.
 

We are looking for a Junior Management Accountant to join the growing Audit and Accounts team based in our Borehamwood office. This is a busy and varied role and would suit an experienced bookkeeper who is looking for an opportunity to progress in Management Accounts. As part of your role, you will ensure that regulatory requirements involving preparation of statutory accounts are met, advising our client on their obligations and prepare management accounts for a portfolio of clients from core records.  You will also:
 

  • Preparation of Monthly/Quarterly Management Accounts
  • Cashflow reporting and forecasts
  • Month/Quarter end adjustments and reconciliations
  • Prepare ad hoc reports for clients
  • Perform payment runs
  • As the role progresses, preparation of year end statutory accounts
  • Any other ad hoc duties assigned by the Manager

 

About you

Sopher + Co take pride in their employees and their achievements whilst praising and recognising hard work. We are looking for people who embrace the 3 C’s – change, challenge and commitment. We enjoy working with people who can work well with others and in turn enjoy working amongst a diverse team of professionals. Ideally you will already be working in a role of a Senior Bookkeeper. You’ll have intermediate experience working within a professional accountancy practice, combined with a strong commitment to learn management accounts.  You will also have/be:
 

  • AAT Qualified (desired)
  • Intermediate experience of bookkeeping, knowledge of management accounts, specifically including preparing pre-payments, accruals, depreciation, accrued income and deferred income
  • Knowledge on cash flow reports and forecasts (desirable but not essential)
  • Experience of dealing with a varied and demanding client base including telephone, email and face to face communication
  • Up to date knowledge of accounting practices
     

In addition to the above, a successful candidate will be organised and commercially minded, displaying level of flexibility, professionalism, confidence, and ability to build successful relationships through credibility, trust and mutual respect.  

In Return

We will offer you a competitive package, including fully funded study package, extensive benefits for you and your family, a comfortable warm and friendly environment with great people and the chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients that no other family-based firm can offer. Sopher + Co strongly believe in staff development and continuously encourage internal progression.

Sopher + Co is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in employment and we expect all our employees to act in accordance with this policy, we recognise the key role it plays in the success of our business.

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