We have an opportunity for a Bookkeeper in our Steyning office in Sussex. Key responsibilities are:

  • processing day to day bookkeeping for a portfolio of clients including limited companies, charities and farms as well as reconciliations of the main control accounts
  • preparing monthly management accounts
  • dealing with client queries as and when they arise
  • managing own flow of work
  • preparing and filing VAT returns
  • attending client premises to undertake bookkeeping role on-site which includes preparation of management information for clients
  • providing training to clients on various packages and bookkeeping skills as required
  • supporting colleagues with accounts work when required
  • training and supporting apprentices with general bookkeeping skills


We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • minimum of 18 months bookkeeping experience within an accountancy practice
  • AAT qualified or qualified by experience
  • previous experience of preparation of management accounts, VATs and filing
  • team player with strong work ethic and drive
  • strong knowledge of Microsoft, including Word, Excel and Outlook
  • ability to work off-site at client premises in various locations including Brighton and London
  • ability to work well under pressure to tight deadlines
  • highly personable with excellent communication skills and presentation
  • good organisational skills
  • valid driving licence and own transport
  • system knowledge such as Quickbooks, Sage and Xero certified is desirable


A generous remuneration package includes:

  • competitive market rate salary
  • hybrid working between office and home
  • pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • Flexible full time hours – Monday to Friday with core working hours
  • 23 days annual leave (exc BH) – increasing by one day per year up to a maximum of 28 days
  • opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • 9 day working fortnight available
  • access to our corporate reward scheme
  • employee Assistance Programme
  • opportunity to develop your skills and progress within the Firm
  • relaxed and friendly working environment


We can only accept applications from candidates who are based in the UK and unfortunately we are unable to provide Sponsorship.

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