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Calyx House, South Road, Taunton, Somerset, TA13DU



Job Title Bookkeeper

Reports to Bookkeeping Manager

Employer Moore Scarrott

Hours 37.5 hours per week

Qualification Level AAT level 3 and above is desirable but not essential

Salary Range Competitive for location

Location Taunton, Somerset


Moore Scarrott is an exciting and truly progressive accountancy practice, having grown rapidly from its formation in 2001, into a busy firm with over 100 staff and 6 partners. Due to our continued success and growth over the past 18 years we are pleased to be able to offer an exciting opportunity for a Bookkeeper to join our growing outsourcing team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for verifying source documents, such as invoices and receipts, reconciling and balancing client accounts and also producing aged debtors and aged creditor reports.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Bookkeeper or experience within a similar role, will possess a high level of numeracy and will have excellent communication skills. An AAT Level 3 qualification would be advantageous for this position however it is not essential.

Should you join us you will experience a wide variety of clients from all corners of the UK. Our clients are diverse, their businesses as individual as they are, and so we will expose you to a wide range of business sizes, structures and motivations. Previous experience of working with clients in the agriculture or veterinary sector is not required, but drive, and a passion for the work certainly is.

In return, for the right applicant, the firm offers an environment where strong performance is recognised and rewarded financially, and also a real prospect of developing and growing your career in a wide range of exciting directions in the future.

Key Responsibilities

  • Verifying source documents, such as invoices and receipts
  • Reconciling and balancing client accounts
  • Producing aged debtors and aged creditor reports
  • To proactively bring matters to the attention of the Managers
  • To deliver excellent client service and to demonstrate a high standard of communication skills.
  • To organise own time and workload efficiently and effectively.

Key Person Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a bookkeeper or in a similar role; whilst this experience need not be in a practice environment this would be looked upon favourably.
  • AAT Level 3 and above, whilst not essential, would be viewed favourably.
  • Previous use of a computerised accounting systems, preferably Sage and Xero.
  • A good understanding of relevant legislative process and regulatory requirements.
  • A meticulous nature in order to ensure all work produced is accurate.
  • Able to work well in a successful and busy team
  • General IT proficiency

Moore Scarrott believes in a culture where strong performance is acknowledged and, as such, reviews the performance and salaries of staff every 12 months. In addition to a competitive salary we offer discretionary performance bonuses, financial support through study periods, contributions to a pension scheme, death in service benefits, cycle to work schemes and a range of other flexible benefits.

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