Part Time Accountant

  • Job Reference: 12068
  • Date Posted: 12 October 2021
  • Recruiter: Paul Mitchell Associates
  • Location: Blaby, Leicestershire
  • Salary: £35,000 to £40,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: (£20 per hour) 10-15 hrs per week
  • Sector: Accountancy, Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Part Time
  • Contact: Paul Mitchell
  • Email:
  • Telephone: +44 (0)116 254 9404

Job Description

Part Time Accountant

Our client based in South Leicestershire is currently recruiting for a Part Time Accountant (10-15 hrs per week).


* Enter all income and expenditure onto Sage 50
* Review purchasing arrangements with suppliers
* Pay suppliers within appropriate timescales
* Deal with cash, cheque and card transactions
* All petty cash transactions
* Liaising with external payroll bureau to calculate monthly payroll for all staff
* Payment of tax, NI and pension payments
* Administration of pension schemes
* Raise invoices as required
* Monitor expenditure
* Bank reconciliations
* Cash flow forecasting
* Produce budget reports
* Complete quarterly VAT returns

Annual or intermittent responsibilities

* Assist the Business Manager in creating a budget for the next financial year
* Review loans held by the business
* Review & agree with the Business Manager contracts for utilities, photocopier, franking machine, card machine
* Complete the transactions for the financial year within 3 months of the end of March
* Contribute to the annual meeting with the business's accountants

Essential qualities:

* A minimum of 5 years' experience in a similar role
* The ability to analyse data and identify trends
* Thoroughness when dealing with a wide range of tasks, from repetitive regular work to new projects in unknown territory
* Familiarity with a computerised accounting system and spreadsheets
* A willingness to respond to change and to make decisions
* A clear commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times
* Self-reliance to organise own workload whilst considering the needs of other members of the team

Desirable qualities:

* Accountancy Qualification (AAT / ACCA / CIMA)
* Experience of Sage accounting software (or similar system, coupled with a willingness to quickly learn Sage)
* Sense of humour


WFH: This role is office based
Hours: Flexible 10 to 15 hours per week
Holiday: 27 + 8 Bank Holidays
Pension: Excellent Pension
Additional: Parking

If you - or someone you might know - are interested & think this opportunity may be suitable, APPLY ONLINE or call Paul Mitchell Associates (quoting ref: 12068) on 0116 254 9404.