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Senior Bookkeeper

Job Title: Senior Bookkeeper
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stratford-upon-Avon
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per annum + Hybrid working + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ABJ/231069
Contact Name: Luke Scale
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

Are you a Bookkeeper looking for a rewarding opportunity within a growing accountancy firm based in Stratford-Upon-Avon that offers genuine work life balance?

This evolving and progressive practice provides a flexible and accommodating working environment, with hybrid working from home along with future career development opportunities.

But don't just take our word for it, here's a few things their staff have to say:

"The support they give both professionally and personally is great and hard to find in an employer. They lead by example ensuring both clients and the team are happy."

"This company inspires me. It's forward-thinking, has a culture of co-operation and is by far the best accountancy practice I have ever worked for."

Reporting into the Outsourcing Manager, the Senior Bookkeeper will play a key role in supporting clients, providing day to day bookkeeping duties, VAT returns and aid the production of Management Accounts.

This opportunity offers a great opening to exercise initiative and contribute to the overall success of clients while being presented with long-term career development opportunities in a family orientated & supportive working culture.


  • Perform day to day bookkeeping for clients from various transactional streams (weekly, monthly, quarterly)

  • Review and take ownership of report submissions, transferring accounts to the year-end team for further processing

  • Confirming that records are up-to-date and accurate reports are delivered to clients in a timely fashion

  • Ensuring the VAT returns are correct and submitted on time in line with HMRC

  • Assist the Outsourcing Manager in preparing cashflow forecasts / budgets from data provided by client on an ad-hoc basis.


  • Previous bookkeeping experience gained within in accountancy practice or from within an accounts function in industry

  • Qualified by experience or AAT studier both considered

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with clients, colleagues and HMRC

  • Previous practical knowledge of accounting systems such as QuickBooks, Xero or Sage are beneficial but not essential

What's on offer:

  • Base salary up to £30,000, dependent upon experience

  • Flexible hybrid working including working from home

  • Supportive working environment, family focussed and with genuine work life balance

  • 4 or 5 working days per week, would consider part time hours

  • Free car parking, fantastic office location in Stratford-Upon-Avon

  • Future career development opportunities

Register your interest by applying today or call Luke 01926 290 290 to discuss this opportunity further, always in complete confidence. You can also visit the Addington Ball website or follow us on twitter @AddingtonBall to see all our current vacancies, news and updates.

Addington Ball is a specialist finance and accounting recruitment consultancy covering the Midlands and Northern Home counties. We are a member of TEAM and are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Job ref - ABJ/231069 - Senior Bookkeeper