Job Title: Part time Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper

Salary: circa £24,000 – £30,000 pro rata, negotiable depending on experience

Working hours: Approximately 20 hours per week with flexibility on days / hours to suit the right person

Temporary contract: To cover maternity leave for 13 months (which includes a 1-month handover period on commencement)

We are a leading PR agency based in the heart of Chorlton, South Manchester, offering flexibility and hybrid working allowing remote working for at least 2/3 days a week.

The role requires a self-motivated, hard-working, reliable person who works well both independently as well as being a team player; you will have the confidence to work autonomously with a meticulous eye for detail.

You will report to the Managing Director and have support from the company accounting firm available to you. Responsibilities include:

  • Reconciling bank transactions both business and Pleo expense accounts
  • Uploading and processing expenses via accounting software (Dext)
  • Updating internal aged debtors from reports
  • Chasing overdue accounts and recording updates in aged debtors log
  • Accruals
  • Deferred income and prepayments
  • Preparing suppliers payment run
  • Liaising with the payroll department to notify them of any monthly changes to payroll
  • Inputting employee payroll details into bank account for MDs approval
  • Preparing various monthly reports for the SLT
  • Assisting with preparation of management accounts in coordination with accounting firm
  • Client invoicing (including for international clients)
  • Issuing credit notes
  • Manging pre-paid card balances
  • Processing staff expenses
  • Liaising with senior account managers/directors and overseeing budget management of key/large accounts
  • Managing and reporting of monthly recharges
  • Answering billing queries from both client/account teams and responding in a professional and timely manner 
  • Ad hoc finance duties


  • Accounting: 1 year (preferred)
  • Bookkeeping: 1 year (preferred)

Experience within a similar role is required, preferably with good working knowledge of Excel, Xero and Dext.

We put our people and clients at the heart of everything we do, we know that taking care of our team makes for happier people and a more successful agency. In addition to competitive salaries, we are proud to offer benefits which include:

  • Hybrid working with flexible and remote working – enjoy our open, airy office and sun-decked terrace or the freedom to work from home at least 2/3 days a week
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays with the option to buy extra leave
  • Paid day off for your birthday
  • Health cash plan to support your everyday healthcare costs such as eye tests/glasses, dental check-ups and treatment, physiotherapy, acupuncture, well man/woman screenings and diagnostic consultations
  • 24-hour access to an Employee Assistance Program, offering confidential mental health support and an advice line with face to face / telephone counselling sessions included
  • Free national railcard
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted gym / spa membership
  • Cash savings on holidays, theme parks, retail discounts and attractions including up to 40% of cinema tickets
  • Regular company socials including weekly after work drinks
  • Free weekly delivery to the office of fruit and healthy snacks
  • The opportunity to be recognised as our employee of the month and receive a £50 One4all gift card

We are an equal opportunities employer.

Fill out the form below if you want to enquire / apply or just want more information. Or If you would like to apply for this role via email please send your CV and covering letter telling us why you will be right for our agency to [email protected]

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