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Senior Bookkeeper/ Accounts duties (construction background required)

Senior Bookkeeper/ Accounts duties and responsibilities-construction background required.



Overall responsibility to successfully plan, execute, monitor, control and closure of the company accounts and bookkeeping. They will carry the following responsibilities but not limited to:

  • You will be tasked with sales invoicing, purchase invoices, credit control, expenses, processing subcontractor time sheet and payments, weekly bank reconciliation, VAT and CIS returns. You will also be assisting with the management accounts including accruals and journals when possible. What you'll need to succeed In order to be successful in this role you will have Construction Industry experience and excellent communication skills to be able to speak to various levels within the business. Strong organisation skills and excel skill is also needed. You will have knowledge in CIS and VAT as well as previous Quick Books Online and Money Soft experience.

  • Daily/weekly reporting to operations director on accounts progress

  • Identifying and mitigating any financial losses

  • Dealing with all HMRC matters in UK.

  • Weekly reporting to operations director on forecasting, budgeting, and overall cost control plan

  • Regular liaison with client to enhance working relationship and ensure good relationship is maintained

  • Regular liaison/communication with Quantity Surveyor, Office Manager, Project manager to ensure overall forcefulness of the project.

  • Ensure the goals and deliverables are met.

  • Ensure all the paperwork is fully up to date and complete.

  • Prepare overall status/progress reports and update the client and operations director weekly.

  • Arranging and leading accounts meetings weekly

  • Amend and update risk log as necessary and keep the operations director in the loop.

  • Report directly to operations director on key milestones as soon as such milestones have been achieved.

  • Any other responsibilities which may be deemed appropriate in capacity as Senior Bookkeeper/Accountant

  • Proactively identify ways to improve efficiency/workmanship quality and maintaining a productive working environment

  • Uphold and maintain a professional behavior in office at all times including conducts.

  • Purchase Ledger - Checking, processing invoices, statements & reconciliation.

  • Sales Ledger -Credit Control, administering orders, invoicing, and customer payments.

  • Banking - Bank account and VAT reconciliation

  • Manage petty cash, credit cards, and expenses.

  • VAT Quarterly VAT returns - assisting the Financial Controller

  • Monthly CIS returns and chasing for outstanding documentation.

  • Monthly management accounts, quarterly reporting

  • Budget & Forecast of cash flow - assisting the Financial Controller

  • All accounts/finance administrative works but no limit to

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £28,000.00-£32,000.00 per year


  • Company pension


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • London, IG6 3UG: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Accounting: 1 year (preferred)

  • bookkeeping: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: One location

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