WHAT: Full-Time Bookkeeper
REPORTS TO: Finance Director
LOCATION: Old Street
SALARY: £25k-£30K pa depending on experience

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KERB is going strong into its seventh year and we need someone to manage the day to day financial systems. This five day per week role requires someone to be responsible for the accounting of both the weekly reconciliation, managing key accounting activities such as submitting VAT returns and payment runs as well as helping to smooth the systems that we have in place.


  • Relevant financial qualifications
  • Experience working in accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll and management accounts preparation
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
  • Extensive experience with data entry, record keeping and computer operation
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Excel and Xero
  • Experience in services relating to payroll such as processing and submitting payroll; taxes and pensions


  • Management of sales ledger. Preparing invoices and ensuring payments are received and notification/chasing of any arrears
  • Maintaining supplier accounts, verifying and posting of supplier invoices. Posting of payment runs and sending out remittances. Monthly supplier statement reconciliations. Liaising with suppliers when applicable
  • Bank reconciliations on a daily basis
  • Reconciliation of expected deposits; cash and credit card takings versus bank receipts. Investigation and resolving any variances
  • Monitor office expenses and entering of petty cash receipts
  • Working with the Finance Director on the weekly and monthly payroll. Adhering to HMRC compliance, as well as maintaining the NEST pensions
  • Working with the Finance Director on the preparation and filing of the quarterly VAT returns
  • Assisting with the preparation of the weekly and monthly profit and loss accounts
  • Preparing schedules and reports as required


  • Experience in accounting, finance, or other related fields
  • Experienced using Xero
  • Experience in using Bankline systems
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong analysis and critical thinking
  • Positive and flexible attitude, with the ability to think laterally and willing to problem solve
  • An openness to rolling up your sleeves and pitching in from time to time on non-designated areas of the business
  • An interest in the street food industry and wider food scene of London


Please submit your CV and short covering letter (500 words max) telling us what makes you perfect for the role to sophie@kerbfood.com.