Part Time - Book keeper 20 hours per week.

East London
Competitive Pro Rata Salary
13 Mar 2017
13 Apr 2017
Contract Type

Our client is an innovative chemical engineering company based in London and Calgary that designs highly efficient membrane-based solutions for ethanol production and solvent recovery that reduce both the energy and water consumption during production processes. Ethanol, as a biofuel, has the potential to provide communities in developing countries their own cost effective energy source. Given the global reach of the markets for its technology and solutions, our client spends much of its time supporting customers in the US, Canada, Europe, as well as South America.

Our client is looking for an experienced bookkeeper to work 20 hours per week in the office.

Ideally the successful candidate will have worked in an exporting business, ideally with trading carried out with US, Canada and and Europe, so will be familiar with transfer pricing and VAT cross-border with issues.

The successful candidate must be capable of working autonomously, planning their own workload and ensuring that the work is all up to date.

They must be extremely experienced in Sage 50, possessing the following  Sage Qualifications:

Accounting Level 1

Accounting level 3 (level 2 optional)

Computerised Payroll Level 1 and 2 Course

Skillsfirst QCF Computerised Accounting for Business Level 1 Qualification minimum .

They will have a good working knowledge of VAT. 

They must be competent in MS Office, Word and Outlook, and very experienced in Excel.

They will also be articulate (with either English as their first language, or fluent speakers) and a good team player, with a keen eye for detail and a ‘can do’ attitude.

The Bookkeeper will be responsible for:

  • Producing monthly management accounts for the FD and CEO.
  • Maintaining Purchase & Sales Ledger, inputting and uploading purchase/sales orders, invoices, payments and receipts.
  • Bank reconciliations.
  • Compiling VAT Returns and liaising with HMRC.
  • Managing monthly payroll.
  • Processing inter-company recharges.
  • Reconciling inter-company balances.
  • Maintaining cash flow forecast.
  • Credit control.
  • Liaising with teams in the UK and Canada.
  • Looking at ways of simplifying and speeding up processes.

The role will be based at our client’s London office in E1. The role will be for approximately 20 hours per week, with potential for the role to increase over time.

Individual may need to have calls towards the end of the day/early evening on certain days to coincide with hours in Calgary, however there is potential that these calls can be made from home.