Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant

Are you a bookkeeper or accounts assistant working in an accounts practice? Do you have experience working on Xero?


Job title: Cloud Accountant/Bookkeeper

Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm


We’re looking for a Bookkeeper to join a forward thinking accountancy practice, offering a fully outsourced accounting service to their clients. You’ll be using Xero software to carry out bookkeeping and accounts support to a portfolio of owner-managed business clients.  Your duties will include:

  • Bookkeeping for outsourced clients, including bank reconciliations, payroll journals, VAT returns and some management accounts
  • Developing excellent working relationships with client portfolio and offering expert advice and support to help them grow and streamline their businesses
  • Liaise with accounts team to prepare statutory accounts and tax returns



  • Experience working on Xero is essential for this role
  • AAT Level 3 qualified as a minimum
  • Ideally you will be working towards your ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualification
  • Excellent communication skills to act as a trusted advisor to clients


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Essential Personnel Ltd is acting as an employment agency with regard to this position.


About Us

Essential Personnel Ltd, Stockport Business of the Year winners, provide high quality permanent and temporary staff in Stockport, Cheshire and South Manchester.  Unlike other recruitment agencies, we meet all our clients in person to ensure we’ll only place you with companies that we’d work in ourselves.

Salary: from £20,000
Reference number: JF99

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