Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper – Plymouth

  • The Accountant's Recruiter LTD
  • Part Time
  • Plymouth, Devon
  • Salary:Up to £28,000 per year, pro rata

Are you looking to take the next step in your accounting career?

Join a supportive, Devon-based team as Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper. This practice sees their role as so much more than just reporting on money, but making a difference to businesses, through tax savings and improved profit margins.

The role

Our client looks to hire an Assistant Accountant at 21-25 hours a week (there is the potential for this to become full time). In this role, you will support the Managing Director, your tasks will include:

  • CIS bookkeeping
  • Payroll
  • Accounts preparation
  • Cash flow management

What you bring to the table

  • AAT-qualified
  • 2-3 years of strong proven experience working within a practice  
  • High proficiency of Xero and QuickBooks
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office – including, Excel and Word
  • Great attention to detail
  • Reliable, effective workload management and ability to work autonomously (but not afraid to ask questions when you need clarification)
  • Confident communicator, with solid interpersonal skills to maintain relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Proactive with a can-do attitude to problem solving
  • Xero certification ideal but not mandatory
  • Must have the right to work in the United Kingdom


  • Job title: Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeper
  • Type of employment: Part time (21-25 hours per week)
  • Location: Plymouth, in office with flexible working 
  • Salary: Between £24,000 – £28,000 per hour (DOE, pro rata) + pension contribution
  • Potential ACCA study support for the right candidate
  • 30 days holiday (pro rata and including bank holidays) + your birthday off
  • Free parking
  • Access to an ever growing network of contacts

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