Bookkeeper

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£ 28000 - £ 34000 per year

Job Location

Wokingham, South East Onsite

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Permanent Monday to Friday

Job Title : Bookkeeper

Location : Winnersh Triangle, Reading, UK. Office-based, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday.

Salary : Negotiable depending on experience and qualifications, with a range typically between £32,000 and £35,000 annually, plus benefits.

Company Overview : At What Digital Group, we are driven by a singular mission: to democratize online recruitment and make it accessible to everyone, everywhere. Job search should be seamless and inclusive, regardless of background, experience, language, or location. With a global vision spanning 193 countries, we are committed to bridging the gap between job seekers and employers, ensuring that by 2030, everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

Job Summary : As a Bookkeeper at What Digital Group, you play a pivotal role in maintaining the financial stability and integrity of our organization. Your responsibilities encompass a range of essential financial tasks, ensuring accurate financial reporting, intercompany transactions, and payments to both employees and suppliers.

Key Responsibilities :

  1. Overall Bookkeeping :
    • Maintain the overall bookkeeping of the business, liaising with various stakeholders and company accountants to ensure the smooth transition of daily, weekly, and monthly bookkeeping tasks.
    • Produce a final true-up position and management report for each of the group's activities.
    • Manage the main inbox for queries from staff, clients, and suppliers to ensure all bookkeeping is up to date.
    • Ensure suppliers are paid correctly each month.
  2. Accounting Software Management :
    • Proficiently manage and maintain accounting software, particularly Xero, to record and reconcile all payments accurately.
    • Handle transactions involving multiple currencies, mainly GBP, Euro, and USD, ensuring currency conversion accuracy.
  3. Monthly Journal Entries :
    • Post monthly journal entries to accurately reflect financial transactions and adjustments.
    • Monitor and rectify any discrepancies in financial records.
  4. Intercompany Account Oversight :
    • Manage intercompany accounts, ensuring accurate reconciliation between affiliated entities.
    • Collaborate with relevant teams to resolve intercompany issues promptly.
  5. Wage Payments :
    • Set up and oversee the wage payment process, ensuring timely and accurate payments to employees.
    • Collaborate with HR and payroll departments to address any payroll-related inquiries or issues.
  6. Supplier Payment Run :
    • Coordinate and execute supplier payment runs on a regular basis.
    • Ensure adherence to payment schedules and terms, optimizing cash flow management.
  7. Financial Reporting :
    • Contribute to the preparation of monthly and annual financial statements.
    • Assist in financial analysis and budgeting as required.
    • Present financial reports to the board.
  8. Excel Proficiency :
    • Utilize advanced Excel skills to analyze financial data, create reports, and streamline financial processes.

Qualifications and Skills :

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in bookkeeping and/or accounting roles.
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles and procedures.
  • Proficiency in accounting software, particularly Xero, and Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with global transactions and multiple currencies, particularly EUR, GBP, and USD.
  • Experience maintaining books within appropriate cloud accounting software by analyzing and organizing financial data.
  • Experience preparing and submitting sales tax reporting and client payments.
  • Ability to update cash flow forecasts, budgets, and perform other custom client-specific services.
  • Experience assisting in year-end closing.
  • Timely documentation and internal reporting skills.
  • Experience working with CPAs/tax preparers.
  • Experience with sales tax processes.
  • Oversight and review experience (minimum of 2 years).
  • Customer service experience (minimum of 2 years).
  • Excel in the use of spreadsheets and cloud-based platforms.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Strong sense of urgency/deadline and priority-driven.
  • Excellent communication – written and verbal.
  • Preferred: Associate’s Degree (or higher) in Accounting.

Additional Responsibilities :

  • Be the go-to person in the business for all finance inquiries.
  • Act as the intermediary between our accountants in Ireland, Isle of Man, India, and the United Kingdom where necessary.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) :

  • Close bookkeeping cycle timely.
  • Prepare financial statements (Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statements).
  • Analyze financial statements, Days’ Receivable and Days’ Payable.

Benefits :

  • Competitive base salary.
  • Rapid career progression opportunities within a growing international company.
  • Extensive training and development resources to expand your skills.
  • Enjoy working in our state-of-the-art offices, which include onsite parking and are conveniently located with excellent transport links for easy commuting.
  • Daily catering vouchers, with access to varied and healthy meal options every day.
  • Benefit from a robust training program designed to enhance your skills and ensure your success in the role.
  • Our diverse and multilingual environment enriches collaboration and opens up opportunities for personal and professional growth.
  • Access to comprehensive private dental and healthcare coverage, ensuring your personal health and wellness needs are prioritized.
  • Participation in our company pension scheme.

Our Vision : At What Digital Group, we strive daily to redefine the global job search industry, making it universally accessible for everyone. We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where innovative minds thrive.

Who You Are :

  • You are driven by challenges and motivated by your own initiative to excel.
  • You possess a sharp focus on achieving targets and an innate ability to adapt to varying needs.
  • Your organizational skills are top-notch, complemented by meticulous attention to detail.
  • You are enthusiastic about leveraging technology to drive business results.
  • You thrive in collaborative environments, supporting and learning from your peers.
  • You demonstrate initiative and a strong desire to grow into a leadership role, showing promise through proactive engagement and a keenness to learn.
  • You are comfortable presenting financial reports to the board.

How to Apply : Submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you're the ideal candidate for this role. Join us at What Digital Group and play a pivotal role in shaping the future of online recruitment. We look forward to welcoming a strategic, innovative thinker to our team who is ready to drive What Digital Group to new successes.

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What Digital Technologies Group

About What Digital Technologies Pvt Ltd

What Digital Technologies Pvt Ltd is one of the world's fastest-growing online job search specialists. Launched in London in 2011, our flagship product WhatJobs attracts millions of job seekers around the world. Every minute of every day, we help our users connect with employers worldwide to find their perfect job.

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