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Part Time Bookkeeper

Reference: 21077


County Antrim


£13000 - £17500

Job Type


Date Posted

09 June, 2023

Part-time Bookkeeper

Suited to an experienced bookkeeper or accounts assistant, we are hiring for the role of Legal Bookkeeper to manage day-to-day financial transactions and banking activities for a successful local business in the heart of Lisburn. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recording all incoming and outgoing payments for the law firm
  • Posting bills to the relevant client matter and updating ledgers
  • Allocating payments to the correct client account or matter
  • Checking and reconciling bank statements, and making bank deposits and transfers
  • Issuing invoices to clients and following up on outstanding payments
  • Processing expenses and reimbursements for staff and solicitors
  • Handling petty cash transactions and reconciling the petty cash account
  • Preparing and submitting VAT returns to HM Revenue & Customs
  • Running reports and performing other financial analysis as needed
  • Ensuring compliance with the Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and other relevant regulations and procedures
  • Communicating with clients and solicitors regarding financial matters and answering any queries they may have.


  • 2+ years’ experience as a bookkeeper, accounting technician, legal cashier or similar finance role
  • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations, including tax regulations

Hours: 20 hours per week, Part Time, Monday to Friday 9am to 1pm

Contract: Permanent 

Salary: Competitive from £26K+ pro rata – please enquire for more information based on your experience level

Benefits: Pension Contribution, Enhanced annual leave (34 days per annum), Car Parking, Uniform Allowance 

Location: Lisburn (conveniently located near public transport)

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
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