We are seeking an AAT qualified Bookkeeper with experience of preparing both management and year end accounts within an Accounts Practice to join our dedicated team based at our York office. This is a permanent, full time position (37.5 hours per week).

The ideal candidate will have a strong focus on client service, working to deadlines and have a good attention to detail. You will be required to work to time budgets and communicate directly with clients, as well as with the client manager internally.

Main duties include:   

Interpreting, verifying and processing the information provided by clients

Processing transactions including:

  • Purchase ledger
  • Sales ledger
  • Nominal ledger
  • Payroll journals
  • Bank posting and reconciliations
  • Credit cards
  • Petty cash

Reconciliation of:

  • Bank accounts
  • Credit cards
  • PAYE/NIC and wages
  • Petty cash
  • VAT

Calculation and posting of:

  • Depreciation from asset registers
  • Accruals
  • Prepayments and accrued income
  • Preparation of VAT returns for submission to HMR&C
  • Preparation of monthly and quarterly management accounts
  • Preparation of year end accounts for sole traders, partnerships and small limited companies
  • Completion of tax computations for year end accounts preparation assignments

Person specification:


Fully AAT qualified or equivalent

GCSE Maths and English, minimum C grade (or equivalent)

The role will include regularly travelling to client premises, therefore it would be beneficial to hold a full driving licence and have your own transport.

Key Skills:

  • Experience of working within an Accountancy Practice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of VAT, including different VAT schemes
  • Ability to work to deadlines and budgets
  • Knowledge of major accounting software packages including Sage, Xero, Quickbooks
  • Ability to work as part of a team and alone
  • Experience using Microsoft Office including Excel, Outlook, Word


Competitive + benefits including company pension scheme, health care scheme, free on-site parking and flexi-time
Full time (37.5 hours per week)