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Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant

Published 12 December 2023
Up to £25000.00 per annum
Solihull, West Midlands
Job Starts: 12th December 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Do you have Payroll experience and are looking to widen your experience across Accounts?

Are you open to exploring a new role in the New Year?

Position: Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant

Location: Solihull, West Midlands

Hybrid Working: 2 days per week working from home, 3 days per week in the office

Salary: £25,000

Duration: Permanent, Full-time (37.5 hours weekly)

Macildowie are partnered with a proven and employee-centric company based in the Solihull area, who are recruiting for a Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant with previous Payroll experience to join their small team of 6 in Accounts. Whilst you will be part of a small team, this role can be very busy and the office has a lively feel to it. The candidate we are looking for can either come from a commercial or accountancy firm background - we are happy to receive applications from a variety of Accounts/Payroll backgrounds across different industries.


  • Support in processing the weekly/monthly Payroll Admin and any SSP, SMP, PAYE payments
  • As you will be reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, you must assist with the preparation of relevant financial information when required and months end reporting
  • Cashflow forecasting
  • Process legal completion journals
  • Liaise with internal/external stakeholders to be assured all financial statements are issues in an accurate and timely manner
  • Balance sheet reconciliations (monthly)

What we need from you:

  • A sound understanding and previous experience in a Payroll position or a Bookkeeping/Accounts Assistant position that includes some Payroll processing - everything else is teachable!
  • Accurate processing skills
  • Open personality and willingness to support your team when needed
  • Previous experience utilising a Payroll and/or HR system7

Please apply for this role if you are interested in a new position in Payroll/Accounts where the company is able to support your development across other areas within Accounts as well. There is much more to hear about this role, so apply now and don't miss out!

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