Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant

Posted 12 May by Lucas Mclean Recruitment Limited
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Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant opportunity within an established growing Chartered Accountancy Practice offering varied responsibilities, career development and exposure to a wide range of SME businesses.


An established and highly respected Chartered Accountancy Practice with a strong presence in Preston and Central Lancashire. The firm is renowned as Business Advisors to SME's, Family-Owned businesses and Corporate groups ranging from c.£100k - £30m t/o and offers clients expert Audit, Accounts, Tax and Cloud Accountancy and Outsourced Accounting & Financial Management solutions.


Joining the firm's Business Services Team as a Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant you will perform a varied role working with a range of SME and Owner-Managed businesses.

Duties & Responsibilities will include:

  • Posting of bank payments and receipts (manually and from bank feeds)
  • Posting of purchase invoices and sales invoices
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts
  • Preparation of Quarterly VAT returns and submissions
  • Training clients on accounting software
  • Processing payroll for clients, assisting with furlough claims and handling PAYE queries

Benefits will include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity to progress and develop your career further longer term
  • Flexibility in working arrangements (WFH / Office blend)

You will be a Bookkeeper or Accounts Assistant able to demonstrate the following:

  • Background within Commerce & Industry or Chartered Accountancy Practice (c.3 - 4 years)
  • Experience of Bookkeeping / Ledgers, VAT and Payroll
  • Conversant with Sage 50 and either Xero, Quickbooks or Sage One
  • Ability to work with team members and Directors / Partners

If you are currently working within Industry or an Accountancy Practice environment and are seeking a Bookkeeping opportunity within a modern firm offering stability and long term development please contact Alastair McLean at Lucas McLean Recruitment to discuss this position.

Required skills

  • Accountancy Firm
  • Bookkeeping
  • Sage
  • Xero

Reference: 42694529

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