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Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant

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  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £20,000 - £25,000

  • Contact:

    Harriett Busby

  • Contact email:


  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


Mpeople Accountancy & Finance is currently seeking a Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant to join an established company based in Bury. The company are a well established Accountancy Practice who offer Management Accounts and Bookkeeping services to medium sized companies throughout the North West.

£20,000 - £25,000

Part Time or Full Time

Location – Bury 25%/Client Base 75%  

Job Description:

  • Purchase and sales ledger, raising and entering invoices in Sage/Xero
  • Processing sales orders and purchase orders in Sage/Xero
  • Bank reconciliations
  • VAT returns
  • Processing Payroll
  • Processing small monthly payrolls in Sage/Xero
  • Ability to meet strict HMRC deadlines
  • Working with multiple currencies, bank accounts, departments and entities (beneficial)
  • Producing accounts to trial balance stage (beneficial)
  • All other day-to-day accounts/office duties e.g. to maintaining accurate files and enter data in a timely fashion


Person required:

  • Solid book keeping experience is essential, at least 5 years’ experience
  • A friendly, grounded and trustworthy individual
  • Xero experience is preferred but not essential
  • Sage 50 experience is preferred but not essential
  • Fully competent with outlook & excel
  • Payroll experience is essential
  • Experience of working within an accountancy practice will be advantageous.
  • Please only apply if you are already eligible to work in the UK


Benefits included:

  • Pension Scheme
  • Mileage allowance
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Laptop provided
  • Plus there will be lots of team building opportunities

If you would like to apply for the role please click the link below or send your email direct to Harriett at harriett@mpeople-recruitment.com, alternatively call 01616229890 to discuss further.

Please note that MPeople recruitment can not always respond to all applicants due to the high volume of CV's received on a daily basis.  Should you not receive a response within 5 working days please accept this as not been successful.  Mpeople wish you all the best in your job search.