Outsourcing Assistant – Norwich

Role Overview

As part of our outsourcing service to clients, Price Bailey provides high quality outsourcing services to our clients. We undertake a variety of accounting tasks and assignments both in house and at our clients’ premises


Principle Responsibilities:

  • To undertake a range of book-keeping tasks and assignments
  • To reconcile and to resolve any issues with reference to both the client and to the Price Bailey Business Team
  • To control the assignment and record the time spent on tasks accurately and in accordance with the Price Bailey client time recording system
  • To regularly keep in touch with the client and portfolio managers and report on progress
  • To learn a cloud accounting system such as Xero or Quickbooks Online
  • To keep skills up to date and learn new skills as the client work demands
  • To undertake computerised and manual book-keeping – including accounts file setup, processing of sales & purchase invoices, income review and reconciliation, purchase ledger review and reconciliation, nominal ledger review and reconciliation, bank reconciliation, overall expenditure review, extended trial balance preparation, resolving queries by liaison with clients.
  • To prepare management accounts
  • To provide Xero and Sage ad-hoc support to clients


Person Specification:

Work based competencies

  • Ideally AAT qualified or equivalent qualification (RSA) with a minimum of 2/3 years supporting experience, preferably within a practice environment.
  • Previous proven skills and experience in computerised and manual accounts processing and reconciliation to trial balance
  • Experience of Xero and Sage 50 experience is highly desirable

  Behavioural competencies

  • Confident, articulate and an effective communicator at all levels
  • Well presented and professional
  • A team player with a flexible approach and a proactive attitude
  • Good IT skills
  • Communicator: knowledgeable and assertive communicator commanding clients’ and colleagues’ respect.
  • Organiser: think ahead, effective planner


Training & Development:

  • Potential secondment opportunities
  • Study support  for AAT subject to completion of probation period
  • CPD programme for part/fully qualified candidates including compliance and broader technical skills training
  • Performance reviews every six months


Benefits Package:

  • Smart Working (see link for further details https://www.pricebailey.co.uk/careers/experienced-hires/working-price-bailey/)
  • A relaxed and professional environment       
  • Social Activities/Charitable Events
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • 20/25 days Holiday (depending on level of qualification (ability to purchase up to 5 extra days annually under our flexible benefits scheme)
  • Life Assurance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Free parking
  • Retail Discounts as part of UK 200 Group

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