Estates Bookkeeper - Part Time

Are you a commercially astute bookkeeping professional looking for an interesting and fulfilling part-time role? We're delighted to present this fantastic opportunity for an Estate Bookkeeper to bring their accounts expertise to a prestigious estate, offering the chance to work in a picturesque historical and rural setting.Reporting to the resident owner, you take responsibility for the day-to-day financial management of the Estate and all related accounts administration processes.The successful candidate will enjoy working cohesively as part of a small friendly team based in the Estate office, which plays an important part as a hub for the local community.Duties and responsibilities:Taking responsibility for the financial control of the Estate enterprisesAccurately raising demands and processing invoicesAnalysing payments and receipts, and raising inter-departmental invoices in a timely fashionUndertaking bank reconciliations, no less than once a monthProducing creditor, debtor and management reports, along with analysing cashflows, and delivering this information to the management teamManaging petty cashAssisting in the preparation of annual budgetsCoordinating year end accounts and preparing tax returns in conjunction with an external accountantLiaising with external professional advisors as requiredChallenging existing practice, and identifying opportunities for innovation Skills and experience required:Extensive relevant experience in a bookkeeping or accounts role, ideally within involvement in estates, agriculture or land management.Relevant qualification such as IAgSA, AAT or similarFriendly, positive and helpful verbal communication skillsAble to produce clear, well-structured and dramatically accurate documents, reports and correspondenceWorks in a well-organised fashion, with excellent attention to detailUnderstands the importance of discretion and confidentiality Hours of work: 3 days per week, 8.30am - 5.00pm (7.5 hours per day - 22.5 hours per week) Salary and benefits:£28,000 - £30,000 (pro-rata)20 days + 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)