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Bookkeeper - Gesher Consulting Ltd

  • Location: Hendon
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Salary: c. £25,000 depending on experience
  • Employer: Gesher Consulting Ltd
Overview of Role:

The individual will assist with various financial functions related to management and operations including: bookkeeping, cash management, corporate management, tax and audit and general admin. The working hours for the role are 20-25 hours per week, with some flexibility on how the hours are spread over the week. 

Key Roles, Tasks and Responsibilities

The bookkeeper will assist with the financial management, operational and administrative issues in respect of all companies to which the company provides services, as well as of the company itself and its affiliates.  Responsibilities shall include (but not be limited to) the following:

Bookkeeping:
  • Timely recording of day to day financial transactions and completion of the posting process till trial balance stage
  • Ensuring that all supporting documents are on file (invoices, corporate documents etc.) and or in system
  • Preparation of fee schedules and sales invoices
  • Process accounts receivable/payable 
  • Review of service providers’ reporting (e.g. property managers) and posting related entries into the system
  • Assist with the implementation and maintenance of various accounting/reporting systems
Cash Management:
  • Monitoring of cash activities – in particular rental income, interest payments etc.
  • Preparation of cash balance reports
  • Preparation of expense and recharge reports
  • Preparation of online payments for authorisation
Reporting:
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual reports (e.g. management accounts) to clients and other third parties 
  • Correspondence with services providers (e.g. to request additional information, billing queries clarify accounting issues etc.)
Audit and tax:
  • Assist with compiling information and support documentation for annual accounts, audits, tax returns and tax audits
  • Assisting with the completion of VAT/tax forms
Corporate Management:
  • Maintenance of corporate database
  • Enter data, maintain records on corporate management systems
  • Obtaining legal corporate documents when required
  • Coordinating signature of legal documentation, and other processes involving corporate managers in various locations
  • Monitoring corporate costs and payments
  • Ad hoc assistance with day-to-day operational and administrative issues
Person Specification (all essential unless stated) 

Knowledge/Qualifications
  • Bookkeeping knowledge and experience
  • Solid understanding of basic bookkeeping and accounting principles
  • Understanding of multi-currency bookkeeping
  • Experience with online accounting systems             
  • Bookkeeping qualification- desirable
  • Tax knowledge- desirable
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks / Kashflow- desirable             
Experience
  • 2- 3  years of relevant experience                      
  • Experience in asset management operations / family office- desirable            
Skills/Abilities           
  • Advanced Excel 
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail            
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong analytical skills            
  • Excellent interpersonal skills            
  • Written and verbal communications            
  • Team player            
Other Requirements
Flexibility with working hours- desirable