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Accounts Administrator

​Role: Bookkeeper/Accounts Administrator

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience.

Job Status: Permanent/Full time - Possibility for some flexibility around working hours for the right candidate

Location: Stansted, Essex

Vacancy Reference: VR/05145

Role Description:

Bridge Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for a Bookkeeper/Accounts Administrator to join the Team of one of our clients, a young and dynamic business specialising in large format Print and Design. Established in 2014, they have seen year on year growth ever since and are driven by the need to create the most memorable stands and graphics in the industry, with the client in mind every step of the way. They pride themselves on their commitment to excellence and a team-oriented culture. Our client is currently seeking a detail-oriented and organised Bookkeeper to join the Finance team. The Bookkeeper will be responsible for maintaining accurate financial records, performing accounting tasks and supporting the financial operations of the company. The ideal candidate will have strong attention to detail, excellent organisational skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently. There are opportunities for professional development and growth in a supportive and collaborative work environment, possibility of some flexibility around working hours for the right candidate.

Responsibilities:

  • Record Keeping: Maintain accurate and up-to-date financial records for the company, including daily transactions, income, expenses, and inventory

  • Accounts Payable and Receivable: Process invoices, track payments, and manage accounts payable and receivable. Ensure timely payments to vendors and follow up on outstanding receivables

  • Bank Reconciliation: Reconcile bank statements and ensure all transactions are accurately recorded. Investigate and resolve discrepancies in a timely manner

  • Payroll Processing: Assist in the preparation and processing of payroll, ensuring accurate calculation of wages, deductions, and benefits

  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Assist in the development of budgets and financial forecasts. Monitor budget performance and provide variance analysis

  • Audit Support: Provide support during financial audits, including preparing documentation and responding to auditor inquiries

  • Administrative Tasks: Perform general administrative duties related to finance, such as filing, data entry, and managing financial correspondence

Requirements:

  • Experience: Proven experience as a bookkeeper or in a similar role. Experience with specific accounting software, e.g., QuickBooks, Xero or sage is highly desirable

  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles and practices

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Certifications: Certification in bookkeeping (e.g., Certified Bookkeeper designation) is a plus