Vacancy: Bookkeeper/Accounts Clerk

Vacancy: Bookkeeper/Accounts Clerk

An exciting and rare opportunity to apply for a bookkeeping role at the temple.

Ideally suited for a confident, energetic and intelligent individual wanting to develop and expand their knowledge and experience.

Outline of Service:

To assist the company’s Treasury function, in the accurate and timely processing of all financial transactions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain Purchase Ledger:
    • Supplier Invoice Approval / Authorization,
    • Correct Coding & Posting,
    • Supplier Account Reconciliation,
    • Query Resolution,
    • Supplier Payments & Allocation,
  • Reimbursements / Expense Processing,
  • Petty Cash Maintenance & Reconciliation,
  • Support Cashier Function,
  • Maintain Sales Ledger:
    • Raise Invoices,
    • Correct Coding & Posting,
    • Customer Account Reconciliation,
    • Query Resolution,
    • Customer Payment Allocation,
  • Daily & Weekly Processing of Treasury Income Receipts,
  • Weekly Bank Reconciliations & Postings,
  • Assist Payroll Function,
  • Assist in VAT reconciliation & Filing,
  • Assist in the annual budgetary Process & Reporting,
  • General Treasury Administration,
  • Any other tasks assigned by the Management Account,

Core Competencies:

  • Qualified to AAT Level 2+,
  • At least 2 years+ practical accounting experience,
  • Sage 50 Accounts experience essential,
  • Demonstrable knowledge of Microsoft software and in particular Microsoft Excel,
  • High aptitude in numeracy and analytical tasks,
  • Attention to detail,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to either work solo or in a team,
  • Commitment to meet targets and deadlines,
  • Desirable though not essential, experience of working in the charity sector,
  • Desirable though not essential – Experience and understanding of Vaishnava Hinduism and willing to abide by Vaishnava Hindu practices in the workplace.

Location: Hare Krishna Temple, Bhaktivedanta Manor, Hilfield Lane, Watford WD25 8EZ 

Hours: 35 Hours, Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm