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Why choose HGH?

Job alert – Bookkeeper and Receptionist/Payroll Clerk

Posted: 9th Dec 2019 by Clair Watmore Vacancies

Would you like to Make a Difference?

Are you a pro-active, positive and enthusiastic individual who enjoys delivering an excellent level of service to clients? Do you enjoy working as part of a team, are approachable and self-motivated?

If you’re keen to develop your skills and knowledge and work in a collaborative and supportive environment, then we’d like to hear from you.


Current Vacancies

We are looking for a Bookkeeper and Receptionist/Payroll Clerk to join the team in our Filey office. Both roles are negotiable hours.

Part-time Bookkeeper

You will be a professional, friendly team player who enjoys working accurately and to the best of your ability.

The role will require you to deliver on the preparation of bookkeeping and preparing quarterly VAT returns, to a varied small to medium-sized enterprise client base. You will be responsible for the following:

  1. Monthly bookkeeping
  2. Preparing quarterly VAT Returns and undertaking payroll work
  3. Answering telephones and assisting in other general office duties
  4. Support for general accounts
  5. Support for payroll

What do you need?

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Bookkeeping and VAT from an small, medium or large practice environment
  • Knowledge of Xero
  • Although not essential, Quickbooks and Sage experience is desirable
  • You will be a professional, friendly team player who enjoys working accurately and to the best of your ability.

Working hours – 27/30 hours per week (negotiable dependant on experience) with a salary dependant on experience and qualifications.

Part-time Receptionist/Payroll Clerk

We are looking for a flexible, forward thinking individual to join our team in our Filey office. The role includes reception duties, typing, answering the telephone, bookkeeping and payroll work. Training will be provided.

What do you need?

  • Payroll experience is essential
  • Bookkeeping experience desirable
  • Experience working in a professional office environment (ideally an accountancy/professional services firm)
  • Although not essential, experience in a similar role is advantageous
  • Pro-active, positive and enthusiastic
  • Offers excellent customer service
  • Enjoys working as part of a team
  • Keen to develop your skills and knowledge

Working hours – 22.5 hours per week (negotiable dependant on experience) with a salary dependant on experience and qualifications.


Who are Hunter Gee Holroyd?

Hunter Gee Holroyd is a highly successful, well-established and professional independent accountancy practice, offering a range of chartered accountancy and business advisory services throughout North Yorkshire.  A friendly team of 41 staff including three directors, operate from three offices in York, Easingwold and Filey.

Our clients include owner managed and family owned companies in various sectors which include agriculturelegalhospitalityretail, transport and construction sectors, plus independent operators offering IT and technology services.

We pride ourselves on our forward thinking team who share traditional values, whilst providing outstanding levels of service.

Hunter Gee Holroyd’s values are:

  • Respectful
  • Professional
  • Friendly

Get in Touch

If you would like to apply for one of the above roles, please send a copy of your CV, along with covering letter to:

Mr Mark Grewer, Hunter Gee Holroyd, Club Chambers, Museum Street, York, YO1 7DN or by email to mark.grewer@hghyork.co.uk