Head of Bookkeeping

Technology Driven | People Focused

Why ChadSan?

We do things differently.

No timesheets, no partners, no audit, no paper.

We are a rapidly expanding, Xero award winning firm of Chartered Accountants with a “technology driven, people focused” ethos.

  • We listen to our clients’ needs and work with them – see Google reviews for our London, Essex & Guildford offices
  • We place a high value on our team, don’t just take our word for it - see Glassdoor
  • ICAEW training study support, flexible working & benefits

Your role

  • Managing the bookkeeping team including
    • Allocation of bookkeeping tasks
    • Answering team queries
    • Training
    • Providing feedback
  • Creating and implementing procedures to improve the overall quality of bookkeeping
  • Ensuring all internal bookkeeping deadlines are met
  • Liaising with the outsourced FD department
  • Ensuring all compliance deadlines are met including
    • VAT
    • Payroll (monthly, bi-weekly and weekly)
    • Annual Accounts and Corporation tax
    • Confirmation Statements
  • Bookkeeping for more complex clients
  • Reviewing and implanting new accounting software to help streamline the bookkeeping process
  • Helping to drive the ChadSan bookkeeping principles

Your skills

  • FMAAT qualified with at least 5 years of bookkeeping experience
  • Experience with the use of cloud-based accounting technologies such as Xero and Dext
  • Experience of and passion for managing, motivating and developing a team of junior accountants and bookkeepers
  • A passion for developing personal skills and experience to promote a culture of continuous improvement
  • Strong organisation skills and a positive attitude

If you’re interested, please send your CV & covering letter to david.spencer@chadsan.com. We look forward to hearing from you!