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Part-Time Bookkeeper


Axis Architecture, The Old Post Office, Station Road, Wickham, PO17

Calling All Bookkeepers


Full job description

Position Overview:

Axis Architecture seeks a Bookkeeper/Administrator to join our team, supporting the smooth functioning of our friendly architecture company in Wickham. This role encompasses a diverse array of responsibilities across payroll processing, financial management, administrative support, and invoicing/client relations.

The successful candidate will report to and be assisted by the Company Directors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process payroll efficiently, ensuring accurate and timely payments to employees and adherence to relevant regulatory requirements, including HMRC submissions via Xero payroll system.
  • Prepare quarterly VAT returns and weekly bank reconciliation.
  • Issue invoicing and manage client payments and chase payments and credit control.
  • Purchase ledger control.
  • Monitor and report weekly cash flow to Directors.
  • Provide necessary administrative support as required.
  • Support Directors in renewing Professional Indemnity Insurance by filling out the necessary forms and help analysing the policies and fees.
  • Occasional administrative support with office supplies.

Position Details:

Part-time role comprising 6 to 8 hours weekly, with flexible scheduling options, including potential accommodation for school hours.

Person Specification:

Demonstrated understanding of office dynamics and working in a small company; a proactive, self-starting approach to task management.

Proficiency in Xero accounting software is preferred, alongside strong familiarity with Microsoft Office suite and database management.

Must exhibit exceptional organizational skills and a penchant for problem-solving and task completion.

Company Profile:

Axis Architecture is a well-known small architectural company operating in Hampshire since 1994. With 4 employees and a growing clientele, we are a general practice and work with a variety of clients, both domestic and commercial. Situated in our homely office near Wickham Square, we are prominent in local business circles and work nationwide.


The ideal candidate embodies a professional, solution-oriented demeanour, serving as the primary contact for all accounts-related inquiries.

Exceptional customer service skills are preferred, given the interaction with clients and suppliers spanning credit control, payments, and VAT submissions.

Thorough familiarity with Xero, coupled with a proactive attitude toward learning and adapting to diverse business requirements, is essential.

Attention to detail, accuracy, and a collaborative mindset are foundational to thriving in this multifaceted role.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: £17.00-£19.00 per hour

Expected hours: 6 – 8 per week



No weekends


Accounting: 3 years (preferred)

bookkeeping: 3 years (preferred)

Ability to Commute:

Wickham, PO17 5JA (required)

Work Location: Mostly in person. However, occasional remote working is acceptable

For more info, contact us HERE

Why Choose us?

We strive to provide an efficient and valuable service to all our clients and our management processes underpin the delivery of all our services.