Role: bookkeeper


Location: head office
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: immediate for right candidate

About Avenue HQ:
Avenue HQ was founded in 2016 in Liverpool, UK. We pride ourselves on being a community driven business created for and facilitating a driven business community. Since conception we have made big strides and continue to place ourselves at the forefront of the new working movement. We are a company that is evolving every day in response to our members and their constantly changing needs. It is that community which is truly at the heart of everything we do - we believe in creating inspiring environments where individuals, businesses and cities can thrive.  From the minute you attend one of our events, use a space for a meeting, become a member or even visit one of our hospitality venues you’re invited into the fold and become part of the progression. We strive to offer much more than just workspace; our organisation reaches far beyond any of our four walls and we aim to support and nurture businesses as they graduate through our plans and grow with us.

Job Overview

We are looking for an experienced part time Bookkeeper to take responsibility for The Avenue Group’s effective control of its financial resources. The role will also entail control of the IT and administrative procedures involving accounting, invoicing and payroll systems in order to contribute to the the delivery of the company’s overall community and commercial objectives. It is a part time position suited to an experienced Bookkeeper with both an accounting qualification and viatally post qualification experience within a similar sized business. You should be able to supply and prove a successful track record of managing financial operations within a medium size or high growth business and have experience and familiarity with current legislation and practises.

Key Attributes

  • Strategic - an excellent and independent planner and thinker with strong problem solving skills and conviction in your own decisions

  • Accountable - able to take responsibility for decisions made and learn from the outcome, a strong work ethic and enthusiasm to inspire and influence change

  • Independent - taking overall autonomy for transactional procedures

  • Punctual - with the ability to deliver timely results despite any obstacles and resolve matters quickly

  • Knowledgeable - with experience of the role

  • Approachable - with excellent advocacy, presentation and communication skills

  • Sensitive - to individuals needs and trustworthy to be privy to a variety of sensitive financial and company information

  • Positive - a positive guiding influence for the business

Responsibilities

  • Managing the company’s financial affairs, including management and statutory accounts together with longer term financial projections and ensure that the most efficient and effective control systems and mechanisms are in place

  • Aid in producing reports and projections in consultation with the Head Office team

  • Handle the payroll across the estate including hourly and pro-rata salaried staff

  • Supervise the production of regular salary payments and records, National Insurance and pension contributions in accordance with HMRC requirements

  • Ensure completion of PAYE, VAT and other returns

  • Oversee all VAT matters, ensuring compliance, and looking at efficient ways of reducing VAT liability in line with current legislation

  • Manage all payments and receipts using Xero, and ensure that all bank accounts and statements are regularly reviewed and reconciled

  • Efficiently manage internal and external contracts to ensure company expenditure is authorised and accounted for