Accounts Executive, Worthing, £20.00 per hour

My client is a highly respected boutique insolvency practice based in Worthing. The director is looking for an experienced bookkeeping/accountancy professional to assist in the following areas of work:

Maintaining the company’s general office accounts on Xero and preparing quarterly accounts to the Director.

Day to day running of the insolvency estate accounts which includes monthly bank reconciliations, raising and approving invoices on the accounts system and insolvency software system, processing payment requests or remittance advices, producing WIP reports for the Director, analysing and recording of findings in respect of Insolvency Companies accounts and books and records, reporting to and preparing a statutory report for the Director and Insolvency Services and the preparation and filing of VAT returns in respect of insolvent estates and the office account.

Our ideal candidate will be experienced in bookkeeping and the preparation of small company accounts. You will know how to interpret company accounts and will be able to identify anomalies in companies’ books and records. Insolvency experience is not necessary as training will be provided.

The key attributes we are looking for are: • Strong computer literacy in relevant software packages such as Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and a good working knowledge as to how to work accounting software packages (such as Xero, Sage and Quickbooks). • Professionalism and accountability • Accuracy and attention to detail • Good written and verbal skills • Strong organisational skills • Flexible and adaptable team worker but can also work with minimal supervision • Coping under pressure and working to tight deadlines.

Hours are 18 per week, ideally over three days but there is flexibility with this. Hourly rate is £20.00.