BOOKKEEPER

We would like to recruit a self-motivated bookkeeper on a part-time basis to administer the day-to-day accounts of the Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum & Arts Centre, ensuring that the finances are accurate and effectively managed.

This position involves:

Bookkeeping and Credit Control: Responsibility for all bookkeeping duties using Quickbooks online including:
• Recording all financial transactions
• Maintain company ledgers
• Raising sales invoices, maintaining the sales ledger and monitoring debtors.
• Arranging payment of and posting purchase invoices
• Generating VAT returns (with external assistance on Group Return)
• Reconciliations of all control accounts
• Monitoring cash flow and ensuring there are always sufficient funds for upcoming payments
• Preparing year-end fixed asset schedule and posting depreciation journals
• Assist the Director of Business & Development with the preparation of quarterly and end-of-year management accounts
• Preparing information required by independent reviewers of annual accounts
• Providing administrative and clerical support in the office as needed
• Additional bookkeeping duties as designated by management
• Maintaining petty cash

Payroll and Pensions
• Liaise with external payroll providers on monthly payroll
Make monthly net salary payments to staff
• Making necessary payments to HMRC in a timely manner
Incorporate monthly payroll information into Quickbooks system

Essential
• At least 3 years of general bookkeeping experience.
• Track record of taking sole charge of the day-to-day finances of an organisation – ideally a charity.
• IT literate – specifically in Microsoft Office and spreadsheets.
• Ability to provide financial information to support fundraising and donor management.
• A team player able to work in a small team and be prepared to help in a wide variety of tasks outside the formal job description: enthusiasm and willingness to learn are essential

Desirable
• Understanding of charity accounting and reporting requirements.
• Ability to do some financial analysis, to identify trends and answer queries.
• Ability to produce accurate accounts, budgets, forecasts, and reports for different audiences, to deadlines.
• Experience of Quickbooks Online

Personal Attributes
• Organised, methodical and precise.
• Resourceful, enjoys responsibility, committed to quality, sound judgement.
• A commitment to equal opportunities.
• Excellent communication skills.

£20,000 salary, equivalent to £12,000 pro rata for three days a week.

Flexible working hours and working from home available by negotiation.
Applications deadline: Friday 30 October. Interviews: Tuesday 3 November. Start date: Monday 16 November onwards.

To apply, please send your CV and a letter telling us why you would be suitable for this position to : [email protected] All applications will be acknowledged.