Bookkeeper (Part Time)

05 Jan 2018
05 Feb 2018
Florence Crabtree
Job role
Contract type
Part time

This is a role for an experienced Bookkeeper to help a start-up retail business with a maternity cover role for 6-12 months.

You will be responsible for the accounts up to trial balance including sales/purchase ledger, bank reconciliations, balance sheet reconciliations, VAT returns and some of the payroll.

Client Details

Page Personnel Finance is working on behalf of a start-up online retail business who are increasing their presence online. They have a small office based in Soho with around 15 people, although the business is rapidly growing. The role is initially a part-time role with flexible working hours, with the possibility that in time, the role could become full-time.


This is a sole role so it is important that the candidate is experienced in:

  • Purchase ledger posting, payments and reconciling statements
  • Sales ledger posting and relevant reconciliations
  • Making payments to suppliers, checking against paperwork
  • Invoicing clients
  • Credit control and chasing outstanding payments
  • Bank reconciliations and credit card reconciliations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparing accounts up to trial balance for review by Finance director
  • Assisting with month-end duties
  • VAT returns
  • Ad hoc duties and filing


The successful candidate:

  • Ideally 3-5 years experience in a bookkeeping role
  • Experience on Sage 50 Accounting/Sage Payroll
  • AAT level 3/4 studier
  • Ideally experience working in an SME environment in a sole role
  • Attention to detail and problem solving
  • Ability to work on their own initiative as there will not always be support
  • Good time management

Job Offer

This is a sole role for a Bookkeeper for a 6-12 months maternity cover working in a retail business. The role is paying the equivalent of £28,000-£30,000 pro rata for the hours worked.

The client is flexible on the working hours but the total should be around 25-30 hours per week.

The role is to start immediately so if you meet the above criteria, please apply now.

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