Bookkeeper in Manchester Sought

£23,500 to £27,000

We are recruiting for a very successful accountancy practice located in Manchester, with an extensive client base.

As a fast-growing business, they are now looking to recruit an experienced Bookkeeper for a diverse role.

The successful candidate will be working with an outstanding team and will deal with various aspects of the accounts for a variety of clients.

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • Previous experience of bookkeeping in a practice environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Comfortable working within a fast paced working environment
  • Experience of multiple accounting systems such as IRIS, Sage, Xero and QuickBooks.
  • Strong communication and experience of dealing with clients.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Work efficiently in order to complete targets and meet deadlines.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • General bookkeeping
  • Payroll Administration
  • VAT and Tax returns
  • General administration
  • Preparation of VAT returns and online filing with HMRC;
  • Accounts preparation up to TB for a variety of clients
  • Being a port of call when clients require assistance

Please note that previous experience in an accountancy practice is essential for this role. If you are ready to take the next step in your practice career as a bookkeeper, please do not hesitate to contact us.





LEEDS: 0113 243 2111MANCHESTER: 0161 697 7770

HARROGATE: 01423 800085

PETERBOROUGH: 01733 903286


If you’re looking for a Bookkeeping role in Manchester, but felt this position wasn’t the right fit, Charleston Recruitment is still able to assist you with your search. 

Many Bookkeepers seeking new opportunities are unaware that although job titles can differ between firms, often the job specifications are similar. For example, if you see that we are advertising for a Bookkeeper position in Manchester we may also be recruiting for a Accounts Assistant in Manchester as well. 

As a tip for your next search, we have seen an increase in the need for Bookkeeper jobs in Manchester. If you possess this skillset, make sure you highlight it in your application. Our partner companies view it as a demonstration of strong technical knowledge. 

Charleston Recruitment specialise in placing accountancy professionals in new positions. We can help you find the ideal Public Practice role that advances your career and keeps you on a trajectory towards meeting your professional goals. 

If you have experience in Public Practice and would like to discover fresh career opportunities, please get in touch with us today.



We have seen an increased need for Bookkeeper positions across the public practice market which is affecting the UK nationally.

In addition, because there is a shortage of supply and high demand, the knock-on effect pushes salaries up making the practice market as competitive as the industry market. This hasn’t just affected Bookkeeping jobs in Manchester but also payroll vacancies in Manchester too!


We live in changing times when the world is at our fingertips, everything is readily available but when searching for the right fit, it can feel like the ‘next step’ may as well be a needle in a haystack!

Many candidates such as Bookkeeper looking for new opportunities are already aware that although job titles can differ between accountancy firms, often the job specifications can be similar. For example, if you find that we are advertising for an Bookkeeper position in Manchester we may also be recruiting for similar jobs in Manchester too. This replicated across different platforms such as big named job boards, secondary job boards, client websites, commercial (unspecialised), can be overwhelming or time consuming to independently search.

Please note not all of our positions are actively advertised due to the nature of fast-moving recruitment cycles and some clients value confidentiality for senior level recruitment.

Get in touch for a confidential conversation and the ease of not having to search.

Please call us to find out where you are bench marking in terms of salary!