Accountancy Practice

Bookkeeping Manager Permanent

We are seeking an experienced Bookkeeping Manager who is enthusiastic and motivated with effective team management skills.  This individual must be able to cope under pressure and manage deadlines.

It would be highly advantageous if the Bookkeeping Manager has worked within an Accountancy practice previously with demonstrable experience handling Bookkeeping and various VAT matters. You must have excellent working knowledge of Xero, Sage 50 and IRIS coupled with knowledge relating to the CIS scheme.

This accountancy practice offers unrivalled company benefits including;  Flexi working hours, Hybrid working options, 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays on top!, Free on-site parking, regular team building days and a fantastic work/ life balance.


Bookkeeping Manager duties and responsibilities;

  • Managing a team of bookkeeping staff
  • Attending management meetings and contributing to the strategic planning for the firm.
  • Provide clients with management accounts information and analysis.
  • Bookkeeping on Xero software to Trial Balance level
  • Submission of VAT Returns through Xero, Iris VAT Filer
  • Delivering training to junior staff and mentoring them as they develop.
  • Reviewing the work of other staff members.
  • Resolving Bookkeeping queries
  • Reviewing VAT returns for clients
  • Client bookkeeping/VAT Return queries by telephone and email
  • Setting up clients on Xero from manual systems and other software
  • Reconciling and sorting processes following integrations to Xero
  • VAT legislation queries
  • VAT Registrations and De-registrations


This is a unique opportunity to join a growing team with exceptional company benefits.


Working hours; Monday-Friday 37.5 hours per week (flexi working hours and hybrid working to be considered).


If this role is not quite right for you but know someone who might be suitable, be sure to make use of our £250 Candidate Referral Scheme.

Bowen Eldridge Recruitment is acting as a Finance Recruitment Agency to appoint this role on behalf of a client.


Tagged as: accountancy practice, bookkeeping, IRIS, Sage 50, xero


Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 3 months ago
  • Expiration date: 30th November 2021
  • Location: Newport
  • Job Title: Bookkeeping Manager
  • Salary: £30000 - £32000 plus excellent benefits
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