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£23,000-£26,000 depending on suitability of candidate
1 - Years
Slough ,

Job Description For Bookkeeper


As on 8-07-2021

Fast paced medium size Trading company based in slough is looking to recruit an experienced Bookkeeper and Payroll manager along with managing logistics function with a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience and be motivated about delivering excellent customer service both internally & externally.

An ideal candidate will be well-versed in bookkeeping tasks (e.g., sales & purchase ledgers, bank reconciliations, VAT, year-end returns, etc.) You will also be able to prepare the monthly payroll for around 10 staff.

You will be responsible for the following -

  • Management and maintenance of the Company bank accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions
  • VAT Returns, invoice processing and balancing accounts by reconciling entries
  • Maintenance of a general ledger/cash position
  • Posting transactions; ensure legal requirements compliance
  • Maintenance of records of financial transaction and running reports through bookkeeping system such as Sage line 50.
  • Liaising and building relations with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Recording financial transactions
  • Handling accounts payable and receivable
  • Managing profit and loss statements and balance sheets
  • Maintaining company ledgers
  • bank reconciliations
  • Preparing information for auditors
  • Providing administrative support as needed.

Logistics duties:


  • Raising purchase orders on Sage Line 50.
  • Dealing with suppliers and customers transport companies to book and arrange deliveries.
  • Ensuring all products been delivered correct and account for any damages or short shipments. Obtain and record signed delivery notes.
  • Manage Delivery Tracker and update it on daily basis. Keep a track of all outstanding deliveries and make sure they are in line with customer request.

Skills and Qualifications Needed:

  • At least 2 - 5 years practical bookkeeping experience with relevant Financial Qualification
  • Working in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of using Sage line 50 both General ledger and payroll is essential.
  • Excellent communication skills, time management skills and a flexible approach to support with ad hoc tasks are essential.
  • Well spoken English with excellent communication skills to handle people at all levels.
  • Advanced Excel skills are essential
  • Able to maintain confidentiality and deal with issues sensitively
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload and multiple projects effectively at pace.
  • Have proven interpersonal and communication skills with excellent telephone manner.
  • Ability to use own initiative with flexible approach.

A permanent position with Salary ranging from £23 to 26k plus benefits.


Working hour Monday to Friday 8:45 to 17:30pm with 45 minutes lunch break.


Free Parking, heavily discounted products within which company operates for personal use, 20 days holidays plus public holidays.


This is an incredible opportunity in a dynamic, growing and forward-thinking company.