Bookkeeper - Financial Services

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £32000 - £38000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Celia Matkins

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

Bookkeeper - Financial Services

A leading global administration and management firm are recruiting a permanent Bookkeeper to join their team. This role presents a significant opportunity for the individual to develop their understanding of the real estate administration function.

The Bookkeeper will be responsible for providing bookkeeping and accounting support to the property team and a bookkeeping service to a varied portfolio of corporate client entities.

The CFO has specified that the candidate comes with solid knowledge of double entry bookkeeping and has a minimum of 3 years experience in a similar role.


  • Complete monthly bookkeeping
  • Double entry bookkeeping for a variety of structures under administration
  • Bank reconciliation preparation
  • Stock reconciliation preparation
  • Prepare cash statements
  • Prepare trial balances
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Accounts preparation
  • Daily liaising with clients via telephone and email
  • Daily liaising with directors
  • Ad-hoc project work as and when required

Skills/Attributes Required

  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Good communicator who raises issues promptly to the team
  • Ability to solve problems and work independently
  • Proactive and well organised with a continuous improvement mindset


  • GCSE and A-level educated
  • 3 years minimum bookkeeping experience
  • Solid knowledge of double entry bookkeeping
  • Financial Services background with fund experience -preferred but not essential
  • Attention to detail
  • Clear telephone manner
  • Competent and flexible individual
  • Team player with great communication skills

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