Estates Bookkeeper - Part Time

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Northamptonshire
Salary
28000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
08 Jul 2021
Closes
05 Aug 2021
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you a commercially astute bookkeeping professional looking for an interesting and fulfilling part-time role? We're delighted to present this fantastic opportunity for an Estate Bookkeeper to bring their accounts expertise to a prestigious estate, offering the chance to work in a picturesque historical and rural setting.

Reporting to the resident owner, you take responsibility for the day-to-day financial management of the Estate and all related accounts administration processes.

The successful candidate will enjoy working cohesively as part of a small friendly team based in the Estate office, which plays an important part as a hub for the local community.

Duties and responsibilities:

Taking responsibility for the financial control of the Estate enterprises
Accurately raising demands and processing invoices
Analysing payments and receipts, and raising inter-departmental invoices in a timely fashion
Undertaking bank reconciliations, no less than once a month
Producing creditor, debtor and management reports, along with analysing cashflows, and delivering this information to the management team
Managing petty cash
Assisting in the preparation of annual budgets
Coordinating year end accounts and preparing tax returns in conjunction with an external accountant
Liaising with external professional advisors as required
Challenging existing practice, and identifying opportunities for innovation

Skills and experience required:

Extensive relevant experience in a bookkeeping or accounts role, ideally within involvement in estates, agriculture or land management.
Relevant qualification such as IAgSA, AAT or similar
Friendly, positive and helpful verbal communication skills
Able to produce clear, well-structured and dramatically accurate documents, reports and correspondence
Works in a well-organised fashion, with excellent attention to detail
Understands the importance of discretion and confidentiality

Hours of work:

3 days per week, 8.30am - 5.00pm (7.5 hours per day - 22.5 hours per week)

Salary and benefits:

GBP28,000 - GBP30,000 (pro-rata)
20 days + 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)

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