Bookkeeper & Office Administrator – East Ayrshire

Delighted to be working alongside our client based near Kilmarnock in the search for a Bookkeeper & Office Administrator.

The client is a day tourism and working country estate boasting a variety of on-site activities, holiday accommodations and other enterprises. Set in the Ayrshire countryside near Kilmarnock, the estate sits on over 500 stunning acres of land and woodlands. Due to a current increase in custom, the client is now looking to expand the finance team with a dedicated bookkeeper & office administrator in a full-time hybrid working capacity.

The Role:

This is a dynamic role with a number of responsibilities including:

  • Understanding of Bookkeeping and administration function.
  • Maintain accounts using QuickBooks software.
  • Process and pay supplier invoices.
  • Process and raise customer invoices.
  • Reconcile bank and cash account.
  • Prepare and process VAT returns.
  • Run company-wide Payroll, and complete PAYE returns.
  • Compile and run basic reports.
  • Provide administration support to Directors.
  • Support all estate businesses with admin and bookkeeping support.
  • Ensure filing is completed in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Attend board meetings and take meeting minutes and write up for directors.
  • General administration duties as required.

The Candidate:

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Hold Higher level secondary education qualifications and a bookkeeping diploma.
  • Have good working knowledge and understanding of QuickBooks or a similar accounting software as well as Microsoft Office packages.
  • Have at least 3 years bookkeeping experience.
  • Be self-motivated with the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Time management and organisational skills.


  • Bereavement leave
  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Flexitime
  • Free parking
  • Work from home days

Salary: £24k – £26.5k DOE

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