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We're Hiring! Bookkeeper/Accountant | Graphic Designer | Operations Coordinator

We're Hiring! Bookkeeper/Accountant | Graphic Designer | Operations Coordinator

We are recruiting to fill an exciting position in our small business, working in our studio in Old Steine Gardens, Brighton. We are a close-knit team and it is important we find similarly passionate, enthusiastic and proactive individuals who are team players and love to make a big contribution in a small team.


We are looking for a part time bookkeeper/accountant to replace my Dad who insists he still wants to retire. Dad's are big boots to fill, but we're confident there will be someone out there who has a similar obsession with accuracy and a fanatical attention to detail.

The role will include

Transaction processing

  • Processing, validating and authorising supplier invoices on Xero
  • Reviewing and authorising employee expense claims once submitted
  • Supplier invoice queries and statements


  • Generating scheduled bank payment runs and ad hoc payments
  • Reconciling payments to Xero generated bank entries
  • Bank to Xero reconciliation, maintenance of bank feeds, and intra account transfers

Statutory returns

  • Preparing monthly EC sales lists and quarterly VAT returns for submission to HMRC
  • Supplying external accountants with required statutory accounts information

Financial control

  • Producing various monthly and quarterly analyses to ensure effective financial control over the sales order invoicing process
  • Calculating the quarterly charitable sponsorship agreement payments
  • Implementing and monitoring relevant customer credit limits
  • Ad hoc control activities and advice

Management Information

  • Producing monthly analysis of income from various sales channels
  • Producing monthly P&L forecast
  • Ad hoc information to help support effective decision making

Essential Skills and Experience

  • AAT qualified or similar
  • 2 years experience working in a Financial Control position 
  • Experience of transaction processing using web-based accounting systems such as Xero
  • Strong knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles and VAT regulations
  • Experience of financial control frameworks and procedures
  • IT savvy with advanced Excel skills (Pivot tables, VLOOKUP and other formula) plus use of Mac technology
  • Self-sufficient while also being able to contribute as part of a small team
  • Accuracy as well as excellent attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with experience in building rapport with others
  • Highly organised, and proactive

Preferable skills but not essential

  • Experience of a small company environment
  • Experience using Xero

Salary Range: £30,000 per year pro rata.
Part-time hours: 15 per week

To Apply

Please send a covering letter and your CV to 

Application deadline: 23/10/2020


We're excited to receive your application!! 

Louise and Cait.