• Job Reference: 11709
  • Date Posted: 8 December 2020
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Leicester
  • Salary: £22,000 to £30,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Study Support
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance, Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: 01162549404

Job Description

11709 – Bookkeeper Job Spec

Location: Leicester


A small firm of Chartered Accountants based in Leicester are seeking an all-round skilled Bookkeeper to join their friendly and supportive team on a full-time permanent basis. Supporting clients ranging from sole traders and partnerships to limited companies, our client is seeking an experienced accountant… someone with broad systems experience (Sage, Xero & Quickbooks being the most common).


The Role

The successful candidate will need to possess all-round accounting skills to carry out the following:

  • Internal & external bookkeeping for clients,
  • Invoicing,
  • Double entry bookkeeping,
  • VAT returns,
  • Accounts to trial balance,
  • Profit & loss,
  • Balance sheet.


The Right Person

  • Part of fully-qualified AAT, part-qualified ACCA, or qualified by experience,
  • A practice background is preferred (but may consider industry subject to experience),
  • Possess your own transport for occasional client visits,
  • Essential: demonstrable all-round accounts experience,
  • Be proficient with Sage Desktop (Line 50), Sage Cloud, Xero and/or QuickBooks,
  • Excellent planning, organisation, time keeping and communication skills,
  • Maintaining client confidentiality at all times,  
  • Strong attention to detail, numerate and analytical,
  • Strong IT skills incl. MS Excel & Word skills to an advanced standard,
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative with minimum supervision.



  • Appointment Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £22,000 - £30,000 (subject to experience)
  • Hours: Full-Time, 35hrs per week
  • Holiday 20 Days + Bank Holidays (+3-4 Days at Christmas)
  • 3% EEs, 5% ERs Pension
  • Opportunity for Study Support (subject to completion of probationary period)

If you’re interested & think you’re suitable for this opportunity, please apply online OR call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 11709) on 0116 254 9404.