Bookkeeper - Part Time (Temp to Perm)

Lewes, South East, United Kingdom

Are you a numerate person with financial skills looking for a part time role? Are you keen to put your problem-solving skills to use in a business that is driven by purpose and a strong vision for people and planet?… If so, then we want to hear from you.
What we are looking for
As we grow, so do the demands on our finance department. This is a part time (c 20 hrs) temp-to-perm role suitable for a numerate, organised and confident person who has the following skills and attributes:
You are AAT or similar level qualified bookkeeper or have equivalent professional experience and excellent Excel skills
You are well versed with online bookkeeping software, preferably Xero
You ideally have experience of payroll and CIS, as well as business operations such as business rates
You are a problem solver, have excellent attention to detail and ensure you find an answer if something doesn’t add up
You are proactive and a self starter who is excited by our mission and wants to contribute to our success.
You enjoy working in a team, like helping people and have a friendly disposition
Input of invoices against a very detailed nominal ledger. Tracking of consultant invoices against agreed scope.
Investigation of queries with consultants, the council regarding business rates and the charge-on of service charge to tenants.
Processing of expense claims
Day to day bank reconciliations and other bookkeeping activities all working within Xero
General administration of a range of on-site tenant issues as the need arises.
Support and attendance at the company wide events promoting the projects.
The team and working environment
Human Nature is a small, closely knit team who are passionate about our mission and purpose. We work hard but our colleagues are important to us and we enjoy spending time together, with time for team lunches and social time built into our weeks.
To maximise collaboration across our small team we encourage regular presence in the office. While some flexibility to work from home may be considered in the future, you should expect to be in the office every working day when you start, so please ensure you can travel to Lewes easily. We are happy for the hours to be focused within the school day.
You will be working closely with and reporting to our Head of Finance and indirectly to the Chief Financial Officer. You will also work closely with our Office and Site Managers in your work with administering the tenants on our site.

This is a temporary 6 month contract which is likely to be made permanent for the right candidate as the business grows and we need more support. There may be an opportunity for increased hours in the future.
We are offering a salary ranging from £25,000 to £35,000 full time equivalent depending on your experience and training needs.
To apply for this position please email a short covering letter outlining why you are applying for a job at Human Nature and how your experience suits what we are looking for, together with a CV.
Applications close at 5pm on 16 January 2023.

Company Details

Company Name
Human Nature
Company Name
Human Nature is a purpose-driven business, creating remarkable places to live that help to regenerate local communities and the planet. Our first project, the Phoenix neighbourhood in Lewes (in planning), is a 700 unit urban extension that will transform a neglected brownfield site into one of Europe’s most sustainable neighbourhoods, provide training and jobs and transform the public spaces and amenities for the local community.
No. of Employees
11 - 100

Job Details

Employment Type
part time
Salary Type
Job Location
South East
United Kingdom
GBP 12 to GBP 16 hourly