Senior bookkeeper

uk electrical installations ltd
Stoke Pound
£25,000 per annum
27 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

We are an electrical contractor carrying out projects for some of the world’s leading retailers.

Based in Bromsgrove in the West Midlands and operating throughout the UK and Europe.

We have a great pportunity for senior bookkeeper to join our busy, friendly office.

This is a stand-alone role, where you will have sole responsibility for the accounts function.

You must have experience running an entire accounts operation for a small / medium business.

If you are keen to work in a company where you will really make a difference,then this is the job for you.

Your responsibilities will include all of the day-to-day activities of a bookkeeper plus:


  • Weekly processing of hourly timesheets for 30 employees and subcontract labour with a multitude of pay types
  • Monthly payroll processing including all bank payments

  • Managing new starters and leavers


  • Verification of all subcontractors with HMRC in line with our CIS obligations

  • Processing payment applications from sub-contractors & issuing payment notices

  • Managing retentions on sub-contracts

Pension scheme:

  • Processing monthly pension returns

  • Managing new starters and leavers

  • Ensure we meet our employer responsibilities for the Workplace pension scheme

Managing the accounts for multiple businesses:

  • Inter-company transactions

  • Vat returns & EC Vat returns

Management accounts:

  • Producing quarterly management accounts up to trial balance

  • Year-end processing

  • Calculating WIP figures based on payment applications rather than sales to date

Job costing:

  • Allocation of all costs against projects in order to monitor profitability and performance

  • Previous experience using Construction Manager for Sage, or similar tool would be beneficial

Skills & qualifications:

  • Previous experience in the construction sector would be beneficial

  • You should be an expert at Sage 50 and Sage Payroll

  • AAT qualified preferred

  • CIS experience

  • MS Excel intermediate level