Job Type: Permanent
Job Reference Number: BH1064
  • Exeter, Devon
  • £18,000 - £22,000
  • 2021-07-31

Job Description

My client is a highly successful firm of Accountants with offices across the South West. They are experiencing an extraordinary period of growth despite the circumstances and are seeking to expand their team.

They operate a dynamic yet fair and consistent culture, empowering professional development and with an enviable long service record.

We are seeking a very experienced Book-keeper to join their growing firm based in the Exeter area.

This is a full time, permanent position, however Flexible hours working and / homeworking will be considered. The salary is circa £18,000 – £22,000 dependent on experience, plus a suite of excellent benefits!


The role includes:

  • Dealing with the preparation and completion of quarterly VAT returns.
  • General admin duties to provide support to partner, managers and the office.
  • Providing bookkeeping and management accounting services.
  • Filing Companies House and HM Revenue & Customs documents on client’s behalf.
  • Ensuring that accounting records for clients are maintained and kept up to date.
  • Assignments will be undertaken both in the office and at client’s premises.
  • Complying with internal policies and procedures, ethical standards and regulatory



The successful candidate:

  • Familiarity with MS Office, particularly Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience of delivering exceptional customer service in an office-based working


  • Experience of working in a practice-based environment preferred but not essential.
  • AAT qualified or qualified by experience.
  • Expertise with Xero, Quickbooks Online and Sage
  • A self-starter with a strong work ethic and able to organise themselves without close


  • Analytical and methodical.
  • Be able to prioritise tasks and must have a high level of literacy and numeracy.
  • Good written and oral communications skills.
  • Calm and efficient under pressure, with the ability to respond to client enquiries

promptly, accurately and efficiently.

  • Confident, professional and team orientated in approach.


This is a fantastic opportunity to grow a secure and growing company. Elite Staffing Solutions are acting as an Employment Agency on this vacancy.