Book Keeper / Administrative Assistant

Belmont Engineering Limited
£20,000 - £24,999
13 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Book Keeper / Administrative Assistant

Location: Hitchin, Herts, SG4.

Salary scale: £20,500 - £27,500 (depending on experience) + option of private healthcare scheme.

Hours: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic all-rounder to join their busy team in a book keeping / administrative role. The company is a successful family owned business established for over 50 years, they specialise in the manufacture of high quality precision machined components.

The ideal candidate would have experience working within a manufacturing, or similar organisation and be someone who enjoys a highly varied role. You will require plenty of initiative and common sense to contribute to the day to day running of the office, experience of bookkeeping and knowledge of Sage line 50 Accounts would be highly advantageous, as would a good sense of humour.

Key responsibilities of the Book Keeper / Administrative Assistant would include (but not be limited to):-

General administration;

  • Answering, screening and directing calls.
  • Managing correspondence / answering and sorting email.
  • Liaising with customers - ensuring excellent customer service.

Operational duties;

  • Placing orders for materials.
  • Entering purchase orders / invoices onto our production management system - Pegasus Operations.
  • Assisting in organising stock / stock takes and entering stock movements onto the system.
  • Chasing up PO deliveries / problems with suppliers by telephone and/or email.
  • Assisting in the smooth running of the workshop by keeping production paperwork up to date and organised.


  • Inputting purchase invoices and raising sales invoices on Sage.
  • Ensure all jobs are processed for invoicing in a timely fashion.
  • Bank /purchase /sales reconciliations.
  • Knowledge of Sage payroll would be useful.
  • Knowledge of VAT returns would be desirable but not essential.

Requirements of the Book Keeper / Administrative Assistant:

  • Be presentable with a friendly, professional manner.
  • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft office Word, Excel etc.,
  • Good numerical & literacy skills.
  • Be able to follow written and verbal instructions accurately and efficiently.
  • Excellent timekeeping.
  • Strong organisation skills.

The position is offered as a full time post, but a part time role could also be considered for the right candidate.

Applicants should submit a short covering letter along with their CV.

If you feel that you meet the above criteria of this Book Keeper / Administrative Assistant role then please apply now!

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