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Polaris Chartered Certified Accountants
From £26,000 a year - Permanent, Full-time

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  • From £26,000 a year

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  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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  • 8 hour shift
  • No weekends
  • Day shift



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  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Flexible schedule
  • Free parking
  • Sick pay

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Bookkeeper Job Opportunity at Polaris Chartered Certified Accountants

Company: Polaris Chartered Certified Accountants

Location: Loudwater, High Wycombe

Salary: Competitive Annual Salary

Employment Type: Full-Time, Permanent, On-Site (Flexible working times may be considered)

Experience Level: AAT Level 3 or Higher

About Polaris Accountants

Polaris Accountants is a rapidly growing accountancy firm located in Loudwater, Buckinghamshire. We pride ourselves on offering top-tier accounting services to a diverse clientele, including businesses, enterprises, and individual taxpayers. Our commitment to excellence and a client-first approach have set us on a fast track to becoming the go-to financial experts globally. We're currently expanding our team and are in search of a skilled Bookkeeper to contribute to our mission.

About the Role

When you choose to join our team, you become a part of something greater—something that transcends the ordinary and empowers you to reach for the stars in your career.

In the dynamic and fast-growing environment of Polaris Accountants, the Bookkeeper role is more than just a numbers game—it's a pivotal position crucial for sustaining the company's reputation for accuracy and integrity.

As a key member of the team, the Bookkeeper serves as the backbone of our financial operations. Your role will extend beyond mere data entry and ledger maintenance to include crafting insightful financial reports, ensuring strict compliance with regulatory standards, and fostering valuable relationships with clients. With responsibilities ranging from the meticulous recording of financial transactions to collaborating on strategies for financial optimisation, this role is designed for a detail-oriented professional with a knack for numerical accuracy and a deep understanding of accounting principles.

As part of our commitment to employee growth and well-being, we offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, flexible working hours, and ample opportunities for professional development. If you’re looking for a role that will challenge your skills while offering a path for career advancement, this Bookkeeping position at Polaris Accountants could be the perfect fit for you.

if you're seeking a workplace that values vision, purpose, and the opportunity to make a meaningful impact, look no further than Polaris Accountants. Join us, and together, we'll light up the path to success and create a brighter, worry-free future for all. Your journey to professional fulfilment begins here, at Polaris.

Key Activities

Transaction Management: Oversee and accurately input daily financial transactions, including invoices, payments, and expenses, into accounting software to maintain up-to-date and error-free ledgers.

Financial Reconciliation: Perform regular bank reconciliations and balance sheets, ensuring that all financial data aligns accurately with bank statements and internal records.

Compliance and Reporting: Prepare and submit VAT returns, payroll reports, and other necessary financial documents, while ensuring all actions are in strict compliance with accounting laws and regulations.

Client and Supplier Liaison: Serve as the primary point of contact for clients regarding bookkeeping enquiries, providing clear, timely, and professional responses to ensure long-term client satisfaction and trust.

Inter-Departmental Collaboration: Collaborate closely with other departments within the firm, including Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Human Resources, to share essential financial data and insights. This cross-functional teamwork ensures accurate budgeting, streamlined payroll processes, and overall fiscal responsibility in line with UK business practices.

In essence, your role is pivotal to executing our customer-centric ethos and ensuring that our strategies align with our company values for sustainable growth.

What We Require in Return

  • Minimum 2 years of bookkeeping experience, ideally within practice
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Technological adeptness, with proficiency in VT, Xero and Digita
  • Unyielding commitment to ethical behaviour, transparency, and accountability
  • Willingness to work on-site in our Loudwater, High Wycombe office five days a week

What We Offer

  • Competitive annual salary
  • Paid time off and statutory holidays
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • A supportive, modern and collaborative work environment aligned with our core values
  • Breakfast provided in the office

What Polaris Stands For

Our Values:

P - Prioritising Customer Satisfaction: We place customer needs at the heart of everything we do.

O - Operational Agility: We adapt and innovate, embracing technological advances to meet evolving needs.

L - Lifelong Learning: We never settle for 'good enough,' constantly seeking to improve and grow.

A - All-Inclusive Culture: We celebrate diversity and promote unity, ensuring a respectful and inclusive workplace.

R - Relentless Integrity: We stand firm on ethical pillars of transparency, trust, and accountability.

I - Integrated Collaboration: We commit to sustainability, community engagement, and teamwork for collective success.

S - Striving for Excellence: We continuously elevate our standards to deliver the best outcomes.


Please note, we are not accepting applications from agents or recruitment agencies at this time.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply via this job board. Attach your CV and cover letter.

Polaris Accountants is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive work environment for all team members.

We look forward to your application!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Pay: From £26,000.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Free parking
  • Sick pay


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Loudwater: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bookkeeping: 2 years (required)


  • AAT Level 3 (or similar) (required)

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Work Location: In person

Expected start date: 01/01/2024

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