Senior Client Book-keeper – £30-40k – The Wow Company – Work from anywhere!



Senior Client Book-keeper – £30-40k

Location: Work from anywhere

About:  The Wow Company was founded in 2004 with the belief that accountants should be at the heart of building beautiful businesses.

In this fast-moving, digital world, many businesses focus on short-term results driven solely by return on investment at the expense of their people, their customers, and even themselves.

Wow believe there is another way!  They believe that doing the right thing gets results.  That having a clear purpose and standing up for what you believe in is the secret to building a beautiful, sustainable business.  Something to be really proud of, that can also be a huge amount of fun.

The heartbeat of Wow has always been about great people working together. Over the years, they have built a team of smart, caring, passionate and fundamentally nice people. A team that loves helping people achieve their dreams and being part of the exciting journey of growing a business.

This role involves taking away the bookkeeping hassle from business owners by providing them with meaningful management information to help their business thrive. You’ll be making a massive difference to their business and they’ll love you for it.

As Wow continue to grow, they have a vacancy for someone who has experience of bookkeeping in practice to join the growing Outsourcing Team. You’ll be AAT qualified, or qualified by experience and love dealing with people as you’ll have a lot of contact with business owners, answering queries and providing them with meaningful management accounts, all completed remotely using the latest cloud-based technology.

Giving business owners information at their fingertips.

Here’s how you’ll make a difference: 

  • Keeping the client’s accounts up-to-date, so they always know how their business is performing and can make key decisions
  • Preparing VAT returns, ensuring deadlines are met
  • Building great relationships with clients, helping them run a slick finance operation and answering their queries 
  • Using cloud-based software such as Xero, as well as packages such as Microsoft Excel
  • Processing management journals, such as prepayments, depreciation and accrued/deferred income
  • Working with other teams within the company such as the accountants and payroll team

To be successful in this fast-paced, ever-evolving role you will need the following:

  • In-depth general bookkeeping knowledge
  • Good hands-on knowledge of Xero 
  • Experience of working in an accountancy practice (ideally)
  • A positive collaborative team working approach
  • Passion to make a difference
  • Great organisational skills with the ability to prioritise a changing workload

Benefits, hours & Flexible Working

  • The position is full-time, with flexible working around Wow’s core hours of 10am-4pm. There is no fixed start or end time each day.
  • You’re able to work from anywhere. All you need is your laptop and the internet… and enough snacks to see you through the day!
  • Stay Connected:  Whilst you have the freedom of remote working,they don’t want you to feel remote. Right from the start, you’ll feel connected to the amazing Wow team through a series of online and in-person events that will help you build the relationships and get the support you need to thrive in your role.
  • Make a difference: You’ll get an extra day off each year to volunteer for a charity of your choice, helping to make the world a better place. They also plant trees to ensure they are a Climate Positive Workforce.
  • Mental health support: You’ll have 24/7 access to a confidential telephone counselling service, to support you through any of life’s issues or problems.
  • Pension: Plan for your future with free access to financial advice, as well as a flexible pension package that allows you to pay in as much as you want.
  • Extra holiday: Tick things off your ‘bucket list’ with the option of buying back extra holiday. Plus, you’ll get an extra day’s holiday on your 3rd, 4th, and 5th Wow Anniversary.
  • Christmas shutdown: Wow close the office over Christmas to give you extra time off to spend with loved ones, eat mince pies, and watch Elf. Ho ho ho!
  • Family first: One of the mottos at Wow is ‘Family first’, which is why they offer enhanced parental leave and are flexible and understanding if you need time out to look after your children.
  • Grow: Everyone at Wow has a personal development plan to help you progress your career quicker than anywhere else. You’ll meet monthly to discuss how you can be the best you can be.

Wow has engaged eXactitude (a Hampshire based independent accountancy recruitment specialist) to partner with them for this recruitment.

To apply please send in your CV with a short covering note about why you feel you are a match.

Please include details of your current basic salary, notice period and benefits.

Wow has advertised a broad salary range to attract a wide range of applicants, from part-qualified through to fully qualified managers.  Successful applicants will be offered a competitive package based on your experience and skills.

eXactitude will conduct a first screen telephone and video interview for Wow while informing applicants about the final process and answering any questions you may have.

Any direct or agency applications from this advert will be forwarded to eXactitude to be included in the above screening process

eXactitude Resourcing Limited is acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role. eXactitude complies with all relevant UK legislation and doesn’t discriminate on any protected characteristics.

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