Bookkeeper (with additional Junior Office Manager tasks)
Based mainly in Cambridge, with a small presence in Central London, we are currently growing our own construction management team to deploy into many of the projects.
We are seeking a Bookkeeper and general Office Manager to join the team on a full time basis- both to control each project SPV and also to work within the new construction team to set up best practices, working structures and procedures.
You will be responsible for defining, setting up and performing accounting, forecasting and bookkeeping processes to include-
• Preparation of VAT, CIS and annual returns for multiple entities
• Reconciliation of invoices against bank statements using Xero
• P&L, Cash flow, financial forecast, management accounts
• Bank account control, processing of sales invoices, receipts and payments
• General bookkeeping, payroll, PAYE etc
• Management of company expenses
• Responsible for creditors and debtors
In addition to the daily and monthly bookkeeping and accounting requirements you will need to help organise the operation.
Over time you will have the opportunity to become involved in the analysis of investment projects, building financial models for potential projects to identify key performance measures which will assist with investment decisions along with ongoing monitoring and financial management thereafter.
You will ideally have -
Experience in the property development/construction sector
Be confident and proactive in setting up new systems and processes in a new company
Interest in start ups, property sector, since there might be opportunities to step up (to more senior executive tasks)
Ability to work independently, and also help to form new team culture and work ethic with your new team
Methodical approach, with an exceptional eye for detail and deadlines
Good organisation skills, able to prioritise
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Strong IT/computer skills
The ability to build strong relationships
Salary £25,000-£35,000 depending on experience, plus possible bonus based on performance