• Part Time
  • Permanent
  • Rothwell, Northamptonshire
  • Applications have closed.
  • £28,000 - £30,000 pro rata
  • Kate GoodmanBBBH4439

Estates Bookkeeper – Part Time

Job Title: Estates Bookkeeper – Part Time
Contract Type:
Location: Rothwell, Northamptonshire
  • £28,000 - £30,000 pro rata
  • Contact Name: Kate Goodman
    Job Published:
    REF: BBBH4439

    Job description:

    Vanilla Recruitment

    Are you a commercially astute bookkeeping professional looking for an interesting and fulfilling part-time role? We’re delighted to present this fantastic opportunity for an Estate Bookkeeper to bring their accounts expertise to a prestigious estate, offering the chance to work in a picturesque historical and rural setting.

    Reporting to the resident owner, you take responsibility for the day-to-day financial management of the Estate and all related accounts administration processes.

    The successful candidate will enjoy working cohesively as part of a small friendly team based in the Estate office, which plays an important part as a hub for the local community.


    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Taking responsibility for the financial control of the Estate enterprises
    • Accurately raising demands and processing invoices
    • Analysing payments and receipts, and raising inter-departmental invoices in a timely fashion
    • Undertaking bank reconciliations, no less than once a month
    • Producing creditor, debtor and management reports, along with analysing cashflows, and delivering this information to the management team
    • Managing petty cash
    • Assisting in the preparation of annual budgets
    • Coordinating year end accounts and preparing tax returns in conjunction with an external accountant
    • Liaising with external professional advisors as required
    • Challenging existing practice, and identifying opportunities for innovation


    Skills and experience required:

    • Extensive relevant experience in a bookkeeping or accounts role, ideally within involvement in estates, agriculture or land management.
    • Relevant qualification such as IAgSA, AAT or similar
    • Friendly, positive and helpful verbal communication skills
    • Able to produce clear, well-structured and dramatically accurate documents, reports and correspondence
    • Works in a well-organised fashion, with excellent attention to detail
    • Understands the importance of discretion and confidentiality


    Hours of work:

    • 3 days per week, 8.30am – 5.00pm (7.5 hours per day – 22.5 hours per week)


    Salary and benefits:

    • £28,000 – £30,000 (pro-rata)
    • 20 days + 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)