Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant – Kingston upon Thames

Ward Williams is a progressive firm based in Weybridge, Uxbridge and Sunninghill providing wide ranging business solutions for small and medium sized businesses. We are dedicated to delivering an exceptional service that will contribute towards our client’s business success. As a medium sized accountancy firm, we provide a wide range of services including audit and accounts, tax compliance, tax planning, payroll, financial planning, HR and company secretarial.

Ward Williams are currently recruiting a Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant based in Kingston upon Thames. 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • General bookkeeping using Xero accounting software, including bank reconciliations, processing expenses
  • Communicating regularly with clients to request their accounting records
  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns
  • Providing Xero and bookkeeping training and advice to clients
  • Maintaining and organising the necessary records/files
  • Other finance related duties as requested
  • Providing assistance for admin tasks in the team

To be considered for the role you must:

  • Have experience in bookkeeper/accounts assistant with minimum 2 years’ experience in a small to medium firm
  • AAT qualified, or early ACCA studier
  • Good working knowledge of Xero, Excel and CCH
  • Confident communicator, self-starter
  • Good time management skills, can prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • High attention to details and well organised
  • Passion to work in a fast-growing environment, and willingness to progress further in practice
  • Experience of working with Creative sector is useful but not essential

What we can offer you:

  • Flexible working: 3 days office, 2 days remote from 8.30am to 5.00pm with one hour for lunch.
  • Holiday: 33 days, including bank holidays
  • Accredited best companies award in 2018.
  • High staff retention.
  • Fantastic team spirit.
  • Exceptional training available.
  • Career progression opportunities.
  • Regular social activities (when allowed).
  • Free fruit delivered weekly to the office.
  • Competitive pay.
  • Online EAP Portal.
  • On job training, study support
  • Extremely supportive working environment
  • Working in brand new office building

As an equal opportunities employer, Ward Williams Creatives Ltd is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Ward Williams Ltd.

NO AGENCIES PLEASE.

Due to the high number of applications we are unable to respond to all applicants. If you have not heard from us within two weeks, please note that your application has not been successful this time.