Accounts Office Bookkeeper

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Pro rata to c.£25,000.00 p.a. for full time role.
04 Aug 2017
03 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

Bookkeeper–  c. 30 hours per week.

Pro rata to c.£25,000.00 p.a. for full time role.

Swavesey, Cambridge


MGOC Spares Ltd, a profitable classic car parts business, based in Swavesey near Cambridge, has an opportunity for a Bookkeeper who is now ready for advancement and more responsibilities within a successful and growing business.


Main Purpose of role:

The job will progressively involve all aspects of financial responsibility and accountability for five associated S.M.E. companies with scope for advancement to Accounts Office Manager in the short to medium term.


Key requirements:

The role requires a proven and experienced book keeper with a minimum of four years manual bookkeeping experience. Good computing skills with proven experience and understanding of Microsoft applications – Word, Excel, Outlook, Access etc. A willingness to learn and operate existing computerised accounts system is essential plus, the ability to assimilate new software which is scheduled for implementation late 2018.


Key responsibilities:

Working within the accounts office team (comprising a part time book keeper and the retiring Accounts Office manager), to deliver the full spectrum of accounts office duties including:

  • Daily banking of MGOC spares Ltd and associated companies takings.
  • Debt collection
  • Sales and purchase ledger control
  • Bank reconcilliations
  • Supplier payments using internet banking
  • VAT returns
  • Re-invoicing charges to associated companies as necessary
  • Preparing monthly payroll adjustments and submitting to payroll agency
  • Producing Monthly Management Accounts for all companies
  • Assisting with the secretarial aspect of HR management
  • All other aspects of accounts office work as determined by work load and priorities


Hours envisaged:

Hours worked by arrangement between Monday and Friday, between 8:00am and 4:00pm. Additional hours as required by agreement.

There is room for some flexibility in start and finish times by agreement, providing the business needs of the companies are met.

Reporting during the initial 6 months probation and training will be through the retiring accounts office manager to the Director,



The role has excellent working conditions, based in our prestigious offices in Swavesey, Cambridgeshire; directly accessible from the St Ives/Cambridge guided busway and close to the A14. Candidates should be within daily commute distance as relocation is not anticipated.


How to apply:

If you are a team player and have most of the requirements for this challenge, we would like to see your CV and covering letter setting out why you are suited for this role: Apply with your CV and covering letter via email to: -


Village HR Solutions Ltd operates across the East of England. We therefore only accept applications from candidates who have permanent residency in the UK/are EU citizens. Candidates who do not meet these criteria need not apply.

If we do not contact you within one week of your application, we are unfortunately not able to assist you in your search for employment at the present time.