Senior Bookkeeper

Posted 21 February by Maddison Lee Easy Apply

A fantastic opportunity has become available for a Senior Bookkeeper & Administrator to join a leading firm of Chartered Accountants in Leeds City Centre. Our client is an independent practice that has been around for over 20 years and has a highly regarded reputation. Reporting into the 2 partners, the main responsibilities and duties of this varied role will include:

Financial (office related)

  • Utilising Sage Line 50
  • Credit control
  • Sales Ledger
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Monthly management accounts
  • Financial accounts


  • Providing front of house service in the office and over the phone
  • Managing staff holiday calendar
  • Maintaining stationary levels
  • Office maintenance and assisting with Health and Safety
  • Liaising with suppliers and providers
  • Assisting new starters with relevant paperwork / processes
  • Representing the firm in a professional and friendly manner
  • Assisting the partners with any ad hoc duties such as organising events

The Candidate

Ideally you will be an office manager from a small, independent firm of Chartered Accountants where you have taken ownership of the day to day running of an office including managing the companies accounts. Candidates who haven't come from a firm of Chartered Accountants will be considered also, however you must have at least 2 years’ experience in a senior admin or office management role coupled with managing company accounts. Alternatively, this will be suitable for experienced bookkeepers / Accounts Assistants looking for a more varied, senior role. As the successful candidate, you must have the following skills and competencies:

  • Managing company accounts using Sage Line 50
  • Managing a busy office in a "hands on" environment
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Confident and highly organised
  • Excellent communication and time management skills
  • A keen eye for attention to detail
  • A "Can do" attitude

Free City Centre parking, a friendly team and a competitive salary makes this an excellent opportunity for any experienced office manager / Accounts candidtae.

Maddison Lee is acting as an employment agency in respect of this position. If we have not responded to your application within seven days, please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

Required skills

  • Administrative
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Office Management
  • Office Manager
  • Sage Line50

Reference: 34530195

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