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Reference Number: 921456 | Salary: £24 - £26,000 p.a. | Location: West Sussex, United Kingdom | Division: Commercial Permanent

Great with Finance, enjoy working with figures? Want to work for a supportive and friendly organisation? Are you “hands on” and looking for a varied role? Then take a look at our Bookkeeper role that we are working on for our client based on the outskirts of Horsham. This really is a fantastic opportunity! Please note this is a year’s contract.

Key responsibilities & tasks:


  • Prepare invoices, ensuring all expenses are recharged 
  • Monitoring credit / deficit.
  • All aspects of Sales & Purchase Ledger
  • Respond to customer queries and requests for information in a timely manner. 


  • Maintaining Khaos Accounts, reconciling payments received and paying supplier invoices in accordance with contractual payment periods.
  • Bank accounts reconciliations and credit control.
  • Raising and posting trade credit notes, invoicing errors and posting journals.
  • Sending customer statements at end of each month, and chasing payment from all accounts exceeding credit terms.
  • Preparing cheques for banking.
  • Setting up supplier accounts, posting all purchase invoices to relevant accounts and flagging any disputed invoices after being passed out for signing off.  
  • Posting all standing orders/ direct debits, BACS receipts and miscellaneous payments/receipts.
  • Daily Affiliates approval
  • Filing Sales invoices daily


Dependent upon capacity, the Bookkeeper may also be involved in some of the following duties:

  • Opening & Distributing post.
  • Keeping record of staff holiday & sickness
  • Telephones: Oversight of supplier relationship; updating telephone database regularly.
  • Ensure the smooth running of the office by contributing suggestions to improve internal processes and systems.
  • Maintaining a tidy working environment
  • Undertake other duties as may be required to ensure the smooth running of the organisation.

Personal Profile:

  • Great attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Positive and proactive individual
  • Analytically minded
  • Knowledge of Bank and reconciliations
  • Excel / Word Microsoft skills
  • Accounting qualification desirable not essential
  • Excellent Time Management
  • Ability to robustly troubleshoot encountered issues independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Due to the location you must drive.


  • £24,000 - £26,000
  • One Years Contract
  • Allocated Parking
  • Pension

Does this sound like your new dream role then please send your CV today!

Harris Lord are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role.

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Contact: Ashley Humphreys

Keywords: Finance Officer, Bookkeeper, Finance Assistant, Accounts Assistant, Accounts, Finance, Khaos Accounts Software.

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