Part-Time Bookkeeper

London, West End
£30000 - £35000 per annum
22 Jan 2019
11 Feb 2019
Mike Durkin
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Page Personnel Finance are recruiting for a Part-Time Bookkeeper to join our client, a leading art gallery located in London's West End, a short walk from Bond Street.

Client Details

Our client is a leading art gallery located in London's West End, a short walk from Bond Street. Due to a restructure and growth in their accountancy team, an opportunity has arisen for a Part-Time Bookkeeper to join.


Located in London's West End, our client is looking for a Part-Time Bookkeeper with responsibility for the following duties:

Creating sales invoices, calculating correct vat, inputting to Artscene stock system, excel stock link & Sage accounts.

Posting supplier invoices to Sage to the correct nominal code separating out fair costs and paying same online. Updating the cash books and posting to Sage. Posting & checking large credit card statements.

Ensuring the analysis of payments are allocated appropriately and monitoring accounts.
At month end, reconciling the bank accounts and petty cash & posting to Sage. Reconciling stock movement for the month to excel and posting cost of sales. Reconciling sales & producing sales spreadsheet which forms part of the vat return. Check expenses are in the correct nominal code and updating accounts spreadsheet, checking P & L balances to same spreadsheet.

For the year end preparing and posting depreciation, identifying accruals & pre-payments, reconciling vat account for the year, performing payroll reconciliations. Posting writedowns and reconciling artscene to excel.

Providing a pack for the auditors and dealing with any questions arising.

Payroll for 9 employees, year end & auto-enrolment pension. Calculating maternity and paternity pay.

Monitoring exchange rates & making currency transfers to take advantage of low/high $ & euro rates.

6 monthly Sales and stock analysis, requiring Artscene stock records to be downloaded into excel, reconciled to Sage sales in order to report profit by stock category.

Monthly revenue & expenditure report.

Ad hoc reporting on profit and loss account items


Dealing with VAT under the auctioneers and art dealers margin scheme and ensuring that appropriate records are retained to support the VAT returns and the treatment of items.

Quarterly VAT return.


The successful candidate will be looking for a part-time bookkeeper role - either 3 full days or 5 half-days

Ideally the candidate will have used Sage Line 50

Job Offer

Salary of £30,000 to £35,000 FTE (take home of £18,000 to £24,000)

Benefits package

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