Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant - Part-time

Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
24 Feb 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type

‘We hold the right to close this advert before the stated closing date. Please apply at your earliest opportunity. Applications are being reviewed upon receipt.’


The Company is an ambitious Pension Advisory Firm with exciting plans to grow the company. We are looking for a similarly ambitious Bookkeeper/Account Assistant who is eager to join a dynamic and growing team at an early stage and make a difference. In return is able to offer on-going training opportunities; flexible working and, for the right candidate, the potential to progress within the firm.

The Role

We are looking for an experienced Bookkeeper, or a part-qualified accountant who would be excited to work at our contemporary, campus-style office at Croxley Business Park, near Watford.

The successful candidate will be responsible for all the day-to-day accounting needs of the firm, including bookkeeping, bank reconciliation, preparation and processing of invoices, regular internal reporting, liaising with our suppliers and service providers as necessary and generally making sure our financial records are in excellent shape.

We are looking for an experienced individual who is self-motivated; well organised; has an astute eye for detail and takes pride in their work. 

This is not a junior role and requires an independent; methodical and self–disciplined approach. The suitable candidate must be able to think on their feet; solve problems and work under their own initiative.  Strong communication skills are also essential, as we work as a close team. The role would suit an individual who is confident; highly organised and handles their work load effectively, with the ability to work under pressure. Someone who aims to please our clients and strengthen our company image would fit in well at

Skills and Experience

We are looking for somebody with a proven track record of performing book-keeping and general finance administration.  An understanding of the workings of a financial services firm would be desirable but not essential. 

Above and beyond fulfilling the basic financial requirements of the firm, we are looking for someone who will be able to advise us and contribute ideas on how best to manage and organise our finances.

Proven IT Skills are essential, in particular MS Word & Excel, along with solid proven experience of Xero accounting software. Experience of MS Office 365 is desirable.

Every member of the team is important to the sound running of the Firm. So the successful candidate must be a team player, with a positive attitude, that takes full responsibility for their role.

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To apply, please send your CV and, importantly, a covering letter explaining your interest in the role to and how your experience would make you the ideal candidate to via the below method. is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.