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Financial Admin and Payroll Officer (Bookkeeping) (22.5 hours per week)

Hours22.5 hours per week
Closing date7 Aug 2020
Interview date17 Aug 2020
Rate of pay£9.33

SIL is a ‘not for profit’ organisation providing services that enable older and disabled people to live the life they choose at home and in the community. The Direct Payments Support Service (DPSS) operates a Payroll Service for employers who employ Personal Assistants, and a Bookkeeping Service to help individuals to complete their financial monitoring accounts, which are required by the Local Authority Finance monitoring team.


Are you looking for a varied and exciting role in a supportive environment?


Would like to make a real difference to people’s lives whilst developing your skill set?


Due to a period of expansion we are now looking for a bookkeeper to join the team. You will be responsible for a range of bookkeeping services including the completion of monthly accounts; reconciling accounts for payment; processing invoices and making bank payments. The post holder will also be responsible for administrative duties within the team and will occasionally be asked to assist with payroll duties.


This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing team and develop your skills in Bookkeeping and Payroll. You will be working in a friendly, ergonomic open-plan office with a small, sociable supportive team.


You will also get to work in an environment that promotes both personal and professional development, supports wellness in the workplace and a good work life balance. Please feel free to visit our social media channels (Facebook and Twitter) and visit the COVID hub on our website to see how we are continuing to support our employees and Service Users through COVID-19.


Essential Requirements:

  • Good general education including GCSE Mathematics and English grade C or equivalent
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Good communication skills both oral and written
  • Good organisational skills
  • Experience of working under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Experience and knowledge of bookkeeping processes
  • Experience of completing bank reconciliations
  • Experience of implementing and managing administrative functions



  • Experience of running payroll
  • Experience of communicating with financial departments, HMRC, etc.
  • Knowledge of personal budgets/direct payments and records required


Hours: 22.5 hours per week (days negotiable)

Salary: £8.76- £9.33 per hour (£8.76 per hour during probation period)

Reporting to: Payroll & Financial Administration Team Leader

Location: SIL Offices 1 Owen Way Leominster Enterprise Park Leominster HR6 0LA

Closing Date: Friday 7th August at 12:00 noon

Interview Date: Week commencing 17th August 2020

**Please note face to face interviews are subject to COVID19 Health & Safety guidance and safety measures will be in place**

For more information about our service visit our website at

For more information or an application pack please email HR on or telephone on 01568 616653. Informal enquires welcome.


All disabled people who meet the essential requirements are guaranteed an interview. An enhanced DBS is required. Disclosure costs will be met by the employer.


SIL is a member of the Armed Forces Covenant and will interview all veterans and family members of service personnel who meet the essential requirements.

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