The Castle is looking for a highly organised and detail-orientated Bookkeeper to take on the role of our Finance Officer. This is a part time position working within the office team.
The post-holder will be responsible for updating and maintaining financial records across our systems and supporting the management team (including the Board) in decision making regarding company finances. They will have direct responsibility for appropriately updating/adjusting company accounts, invoicing customers and suppliers, developing regular financial statements including P&L and cashflow as well as budgetary performance data for the management team.
The salary for this role is £32-38k FTE, depending on experience. This is a part-time role at 0.8FTE or 30hrs a week, based in the office with flexibility for some remote working. This role is for an immediate start, but please still apply if you have a notice period as we can accommodate this.
There is the opportunity in this role to further develop responsibilities as we are a relatively small business. You have the scope to grow alongside the company & become an influential member of the team.
MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Bookkeeping (accounting records on Xero, invoices, uploading bank payments and VAT payments)
- Management Acocunting (takings, quarterly reporting, departmental budgets, cashflow forecasting)
- Business Improvement (management team insights, performance, board scorecard)
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Experienced Bookkeeper or Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA accountant;
Excellent attention to detail;
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in commerce and industry;
Experience of management accounting;
Experience working with Xero is beneficial;
Strong Excel skills are important;
Good interpersonal and customer service skills;
Good ability to work independently;
Demonstrable communication skills and the ability to explain complex financial data in accessible terms.
Deadline for applications: Monday 23rd October 2023.
We are looking for someone to start asap, however do not let this put you off applying if you have a notice period. We are keen to find the right person for the role. Applications will close on Monday 23rd October but interviews will happen during the application window.