Part-Time Bookkeeper

27 Apr 2021
05 May 2021
Contract Type

We are recruiting for a Part-Time Bookkeeper to join a family owned business in Witham. This is a Part-Time Permanent role working around 32 hours a week and paying ??12.00 - ??16.00 per hour depending on experience.

Role Overview:

The Bookkeeper/ Office Administrator is responsible for following the accounting procedures of the company. To oversee a wide range of accounting and administrative related tasks independently with little supervision. You must be well organised, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a small office of diverse people.

Key Duties & Responsibilities for this Part-Time Bookkeeper will include but are not limited to:

Cover all bookkeeping/accounts duties for main business & 2 side businesses
Process purchase invoices, match with purchase orders and allocating
Manage the purchase ledger including reconciling supplier statements and allocating payments
Manage the sales ledger by producing sales invoices and statements as directed
Undertake credit control both written and over the telephone to ensure regular payments from suppliers
Process and Submit VAT returns
Process monthly payroll using Xero
Deliver excellent customer service ensuring that queries are resolved
Maintain general office and housekeeping responsibilities including filing, scanning and mailing
Manage training and accreditations to ensure they are up to date
HR duties such as including onboarding new staff (minimal)
Secretarial duties for Directors such as filtering calls, booking appointments as required
Any other duties that may seem appropriate to the post as requested by the Directors.
Personal Specification:

Experience working in a sole role with responsibility for all bookkeeping of a business
Experience of dealing with customers and staff with excellent customer service skills
Must be somebody that can be easily trusted and keep confidences
Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure.
Excellent communication skills both verbal and written with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy
Have experience and excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office (inc. Word, Excel and Outlook)
Strong organisational and planning skills
Ability to work on own initiative
Ability to prioritise and manage workload
Must have own transport due to office location
Must have experience of Xero Accounting Software
Desirable to have AAT bookkeeping qualifications

If you are interested in this Part-Time Bookkeeper position based in Witham, please apply to the role with your CV. Should you be successful you will be contacted within 7 days. If you are keen for a chat, call our Accountancy & Finance consultant Katie at Prime Appointments. #accountsjobs