Aston Jones | Bookkeeper
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Part Time, Permanent
Posted 11 months ago

My client is a boutique accountancy practice based in central Manchester. They are now recruiting an experienced Bookkeeper to work on a part-time basis. Hours available are between 16 to 24 per week and this is an office based role with the potential of hybrid working after 3 months.


Role responsibilities:

  • Managing bookkeeping duties for a small portfolio of clients
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts
  • Preparation of draft annual accounts to trial balance
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Completing and submitting VAT returns
  • Processing payroll on behalf of clients
  • Utilising cloud accounting software (Xero and Moneysoft)
  • Preparation of tax returns
  • Assisting the Director with any other duties


Essential requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working as a Bookkeeper
  • Minimum 12 months experience with Xero cloud accounting software
  • Minimum 12 months experience working for an accountancy practice is preferred
  • An accountancy qualification such as AAT or above would be desirable
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with an ability to liaise with people at all levels
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Organised and methodical with strong numerical abilities
  • Able to work as part of a small, fun team!


What’s on offer:

  • Base salary from £25k to £30k pro rata, depending upon experience
  • Friendly office working environment
  • Great location in Manchester City Centre, close to public transport links
  • Flexible working hours with possibility of hybrid working after 3 months
  • Ongoing training, development and support
  • Plus a host of other benefits that will be discussed at interview stage


This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful, growing accountancy practice. My client is interviewing now so send your CV asap to be considered for this role.


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Job Features

Job CategoryAccounting
Salary£25000 - £30000 Per Year
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