Job Vacancy: Bookkeeper (part time)

Bookkeeper Job Description

Main duties to include, but not limited to, the following types of work:-

  • Provide a bookkeeping service along with preparing and submitting VAT returns
  • Preparing information & journals for monthly & annual accounts
  • Posting & managing purchase ledgers onto Sage 50
  • Managing staff credit card & cash expenses
  • Monthly bank & supplier reconciliations
  • PAYE & CIS management
  • Paying contractors, suppliers & payroll
  • Liaising with creditors and HMRC with any queries
  • Creating engineer time sheets from job management software reports
  • Managing company & employee records & subscriptions
  • Liaising with insurance providers to get the best policies each year
  • General office administrative duties, including filing, answering telephones, etc

You will need to be able to:

  • Show a high level of accuracy
  • Work independently & alongside other team members when required
  • Liaise with the company Director & accountant
  • Be a skilled multi-tasker

Work should be carried out to the highest standard, whilst ensuring accuracy and confidentiality are met. Overcoming any problems that may arise during the job.

Candidate Profile

You would be described as:

  • Being conscientious in your work
  • Having a high level of integrity
  • A good communicator
  • Having excellent organizational skills
  • Enthusiastic & self-motivated
  • Adaptable
  • Reliable

Requirements, Qualifications & Experience

  • Highly competent Sage user
  • Experience in the construction industry, for CIS & reverse charge vat work
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel & Word
  • Experience with VAT reporting
  • Experience with payroll & pensions, including auto-enrolment
  • AAT qualifications or part qualified ACCA / CIMA
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in bookkeeping

Key Performance Indicator’s (KPI’s)

As part of the job position we will be looking for the successful applicant to meet these KPI’s:

  • Weekly & Monthly payroll details submitted on time
  • CIS & Vat returns submitted on time
  • To ensure all payments including VAT, wages and invoices are paid on time
  • All figures entered into Sage or any reports are accurate
  • To meet the Company culture and standards at all times


  • Salary £18,750 a year
  • Initially 25 hours per week (5 hours/day), with flexibility to increase over time
  • 30 days paid holiday (Inc. usual bank holidays)
  • Upto 20 days paid sickness (after probationary period)
  • 1 extra holiday for every five years of continual service
  • NHS Top-Up plan to get money back for eligible treatments
  • Company pension scheme

If you feel you’ve got what it takes to join our team then send an email to with your CV and a covering letter stating why we should consider your application. Please add the job tittle in the subject line.