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Keenan Recruitment are delighted to be working with Northern Ireland’s leading cloud-based Accountancy Practice to grow their team. The company has recently been the first locally based practice to have achieved Xero Gold Partner Status and have recently achieved Xero Platinum Status 

Company Ethos 

Working in the cloud allows us to work more closely with our clients, providing them with pro-active business and tax advise based on up-date and accurate financial information all delivered with a personal touch.  We are building and A+ team and we only want the best people in that team.  It is important that each person in our team has input and that input makes a difference to support them to grow their team.  

The Position

We are currently recruiting for a Bookkeeper for our growing Business Support department.

As well as working in our modern office close to Lisburn City Centre, the position may require you to attend client premises.    

Your typical day-to-day responsibilities would include:

  • Bookkeeping to include:
    • Sales and purchase ledger maintenance including debtor and creditor balances reconciliations.
    • Bank reconciliations
    • VAT return preparation
  • Payroll (UK and RoI) processing
  • CIS administration
  • Self-Assessment Tax Return preparation at certain times of the year
  • Direct contact with clients


The successful candidate will be required to fulfil the following essential criteria;

  • Be a qualified Accounting Technician or a minimum of 3-4 years relevant Practice Business Support experience
  • Have at least two years’ experience using a Xero and Cloud accounting platforms as well as Sage payroll bureau experience.
  • Be technically proficient in aspects of Microsoft Office applications.
  • From day one, be willing to take on a sizable client portfolio of differing sizes of clients and in industry sectors and deadlines and can manage the relationships within that portfolio.
  • An interest in streamlining and automating processes would be beneficial but not necessary
  • Self-Assessment Tax Return experience (desired but not essential)
  • The ability to effectively manage multiple tasks in a fast paced and high-volume environment with keen attention to client needs
  • The ability to demonstrate sound judgment regarding confidential and sensitive matters
  • The flexibility to work additional hours during busy times

For more information on this opportunity contact Katherine on 02890447144 or email 

Keenan Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer, acting as an Employment Business on behalf of our Clients for temporary work and an Employment Agency for providing permanent employment with our Clients.

Keenan Recruitment is proudly a Corporate Member of REC - 10638 (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) adhering to all current employment legislation.

Location: Lisburn | Salary: 21000 - 24000 per | Job type: Permanent | Posted: 10/08/2021