Kickstart Scheme – Bookkeeper

Posted 2 months ago

Bache Samuels, working with the Government Funded Kickstart Scheme, are recruiting for an Bookkeeper to join them.

Bookkeeper – Kickstart Scheme

  • Must be on Universal Credit
  • Must have an introductory ID

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Managing Bookkeeping for Bache Samuels and their Clients in an accurate and timely manner
  • Ensure correct posting of financial records (sales, purchase ledgers and balance sheet transactions / adjustments)
  • Financial data entry using various accounting software
  • Posting of journals for the completion of bookkeeping to trial balance level, ensuring all the control accounts are fully reconciled (including Bank, VAT etc)
  • Responding to queries and handle month end procedures
  • Carry out bank reconciliations in GBP and foreign currencies.
  • Assisting the team with ad hoc accounting duties and projects
  • Provide support with various accounting yearend account preparations.
  • Handle monthly VAT returns production to ensure completeness and accuracy of financial records.
  • Ideal candidate should be working towards achieving a recognised accounting qualification.


  • Post holder will ideally have relevant experience or similar qualifications will be considered.
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping services and QuickBooks accounting software and basic accounting principles.
  • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.

Personal Attributes

  • Ability to plan and manage own time and workload Ability to set and work to goals and targets.
  • A flexible and strategic mind-set

This role is offered as part of the Kickstart Scheme, to be eligible you must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently Receiving Universal Credit
  • Have an Introductory ID from your Work Coach (or be in the process)

Job Features

Job CategoryAccountancy, Kickstart
Contract length:6 months
Hours:25 per week
Job ref:BSC-KS01
Salary£8.91 per hour

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