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Book Keeper (Part-time)

We are looking for an experienced BookKeeper to join our busy Account teams on a part-time basis.

About the Role

We’re looking for a part-time Book Keeper to work within our Accounts team to ensure that proper records of account for assets, liabilities and transactions are maintained through the accurate input of data and maintenance of accounts ledgers and expense accounts using the Company’s computerised accounting systems.

What We Offer?

At AV Browne the work we produce is very important. If we didn’t produce beautiful, engaging, challenging, innovative, effective work for clients of all shapes, sizes, markets and industries, what would be the point. So, everyone who works here wants to be the best.

We are an Equal Opportunity employer with salary and associated benefits commensurate with experience and benchmarked against industry standards.

We operate a flexible working policy within a four-day week environment. And we are on a pathway of progressive change in our agency; one that values people, profit and planet equally.

This role comes with the following benefits:

  • Flexible part-time hours (16-20 hours per week)
  • Competitive salary (11-13k)
  • Hybrid working
  • 25 days annual leave plus 9 days statutory holidays (this will be pro rata for the role)
  • Training allowance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Standard company pension

Who Are You?

You are an unflappable team worker with a great eye for detail and unfailing accuracy and have experience working in a busy accounts office dealing with a number of group companies.

With strong general IT skills, you are proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook and have the desire to learn more and grow your accounting skills.

You have excellent command of spoken and written English, and must be a confident oral and written communicator, with the professional telephone manner that goes with experience in credit control.  A flexible and helpful team member, you have a resourceful nature and demonstrate initiative to manage your workload with limited supervision and to resolve problems as they arise.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain the sales and nominal ledgers
  • Complete month end reports and procedures
  • Process sales invioices and credit notes
  • Manage monthly sales budgeting and invoicing processes in conjunction with Client Services and report to Senior Management Team
  • Reconcile invoicing to budgets and report variances to the Senior Management Team
  • Proactively ensure that 3rd Party orders jobs are raised before invoicing
  • Process sales invioices and credit notes
  • Prepare VAT returns to Revenue
  • Carry out daily bank reconciliations and allocation of receipts & sundry payments
  • Carry out monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare and collate information for client month end reports in a timely and accurate manner
  • Undertake our strict credit control policy for our Belfast office
  • Produce reports and analysis for the Financial Controller, colleagues, clients and other business partners

Essential Criteria

The following criteria are essential, and you must be able to demonstrate these:

  • Bachelor’s degree, IATI qualified, or equivalent experience required
  • Occasional travel to our Dublin office (McCann) will be required
  • Highly organised with an ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Good reporting and presentational skills and are happy presenting financial information to senior management in a meaningful and concise manner.
  • Excellent spreadsheet skills and have the facility to understand and utilise differing accounting software packages
  • Self motivation and ability to take on responsibility where a financial impact is evident.
  • Ability to work in a team environment and across department lines
  • Goal oriented and organised to meet the smooth running and demands of the business

Thank you for submitting your application


If this sounds like you, please apply by sending your cv and a cover letter detailing how you meet the criteria. Closing date for receipt of applications is Tuesday 14th December 2021 at 5pm

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Equal Opportunities


We are an Equal Opportunities Employer.

We do not discriminate against our job applicants or employees and we aim to select the best person for the job.

We monitor the community background and sex of our job applicants and employees in order to demonstrate our commitment to promoting equality of opportunity in employment and to comply with our duties under the Fair Employment & Treatment (NI) Order 1998 and as amended from time to time.

You are not obliged to answer the questions on this form and you will not suffer any penalty if you choose not to do so. Nevertheless, we encourage you to answer these questions. Your answers will be used by us to prepare and submit a monitoring return to the Equality Commission, but your identity will be kept anonymous. In all other regards your answers will be treated with the strictest confidence. We assure you that your answers will not be used by us to make any decisions affecting you, whether in a recruitment exercise or during the course of any employment with us.

(If you do not answer the above question, we are encouraged to use the Residuary Method of making a determination, which means that we can make a determination as to your community background on the basis of the personal information supplied by you in your application from/personnel file.)

Note: If you answer this questionnaire you are obliged to do so truthfully as it is a criminal offence under the Fair Employment (Monitoring) Regulations (NI) 1999 to knowingly give false answers to these questions.