New role: Bookkeeper

We are now recruiting for a part time bookkeeper. At the end of the academic year our wonderful student accountant Sam will be moving on to pastures new and due to continued growth in the clients we serve we are expanding our team to include an additional bookkeeper. If you are interested in applying please get in touch – we’re a friendly team and any of us would be happy to have a chat with you about the role.

Vacancy:                                          Bookkeeper

Holy Brook Associates, Reading, Berkshire

Hours                                                20
hours a week* ideally worked over 3-5 days

Salary                                               £21,500 pro rated

Contract                                           Permanent  (3 month probationary period)

Starting Date                                   end April 2019

Location                                           Grow Offices @ Green Park, 250 South Oak Way, Reading, RG2 6UG

Reports to                                        Sabina Reed, Team Manager

This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing and dynamic training and professional services company as a key member of our team.  The post-holder will take particular responsibility for bookkeeping work for our range of clients as well as supporting our in-house administration.   

We offer a flexible and supportive working environment and opportunity for further training and development as well as a generous holiday allowance. We are a small and friendly team and we make sure we have plenty of opportunities to develop.  We work in a pleasant co-working office, on Green Park, close to the bus stop and we also have free parking.

Tasks include:

Bookkeeping plus support for clients:

  • Work commensurate with experience and expertise for our clients
  • Bookkeeping support including invoicing, accounts reconciliation, payroll, posting journals
  • VATreturns and payroll (full training for this will be given if needed)
  • Client care, analysing client feedback and follow up

In-house administration may include:

  • Supporting events
  • Creating social media and blog content
  • Carrying out research as required
  • Ordering supplies
  • Updating records

Experience:  The ideal candidate will be an experienced bookkeeper with a solid understanding of accounting principles and requirements.  Experience of using the Xero accounting package would be advantageous but is not essential as training will be given. 

Personal Characteristics: A reliable and enthusiastic individual with a high degree of accuracy.  The successful candidate will be numerate and happy to show initiative and can work with minimal supervision.  They will be flexible and excited about getting involved in the different aspects of being part of a small and growing business.

Closing date for applications: 31st March, interviews: week commencing 1st April.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you want to join us and take up this role

Rachel Eden:

* The exact hours can be flexed for the right candidate

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