Happy Jobs NI
County Down, United Kingdom
11 May 2021
08 Jun 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Are you a talented Bookkeeper, or are you striving to be one?

Can you demonstrate that you have experience of Xero accounting software and be able to support clients with any of their bookkeeping needs?

If so then you could be perfect for my client.

Please note: This is a part-time role working between 16 - 25 hours per week.


The Role:
In this Bookkeeper role you will be primarily responsible for managing the bookkeeping function for a variety of clients, from small sole traders to multi-million-pound businesses. Your role will involve providing a high level of support to clients, so excellent communication skills and a personable, friendly approach is very important. Xero cloud accounting will often be the software package of choice for clients. Hence, it is important that you have an excellent working knowledge of Xero and can navigate it effectively yourself while supporting clients with their questions & queries. When required, you will support the wider team on accounting & administration tasks.

Specific tasks include:
- Preparing accounts to review stage
- Assisting clients with their Xero (or other cloud-based) accounting software
- Taking care of clients day to day accounting requirements

This is a home-based position. The details around how this will work will be discussed at interview.


The Candidate:
To be considered for the Bookkeeper role you will need to possess direct experience of Xero accounting software and be able to support clients with any of their cloud accounting needs.

We also need you to have prior experience of bookkeeping.

It's also essential that you've got experience of managing, liaising and assisting clients with their accounts.

Additionally, it's crucial that you possess the following:
- Excellent knowledge of cloud accounting software (incl Xero & QuickBooks)
- Excellent communication skills and be comfortable liaising with clients independently
- Good spreadsheeting and general computing skills

You'll also need to be the following:
- Able to work well as part of a team and communicate effectively with your colleagues to ensure the best outcomes for clients
- To think on your feet and solve problems and issues independently
- To have a pro-active approach to bookkeeping and supporting your clients needs
- Technically minded and be able to remotely support clients with their cloud accounting systems (mostly Xero)
- Although not essential previous bookkeeping work within an accountancy practice would be highly advantageous

Is that you? If so, send us your CV.


The Package:
The basic salary for the Bookkeeper role is up to £10 per hour for the perfect candidate.

You'll also receive other additional benefits with the role which include free gym membership and flexible working arrangements.


The Company:
The business you'll be working for is a well-respected, modern and forward-thinking Comber based accountancy practice working with a variety of clients ranging from sole traders to companies with a turnover of several million pounds. Their services range from accountancy to personal and business taxation, bookkeeping and payroll to year-end financial accounts and as a certified Xero partner, they specialise in supporting clients with their cloud-based accounting solutions.


Think that this Bookkeeper role is right for you? Then we'd love to hear from you.

Just click the 'Apply Now' button, send us your CV and we'll consider you for the first round of interviews.


You could be right for this Bookkeeper position if you've previously worked as any of the following: Bookkeeper, Trainee Accountant, Trainee Accounting Technician or as an Accounting Technician