Bookkeeper

Business Operations

Join our team

  • Do you want to work with purpose and have an impact?
  • Do you want a career that is fascinating and ever-changing?
  • Do you want to be surrounded by colleagues that will help build your self confidence and love of life?
  • Do you want to work for a company that gives a sh*t?

If the answer to the above is yes: Footprint Digital is the place for you.

What we are looking for

If you’re passionate about balancing the books with precision and looking for a role where you can help achieve things they never thought possible, then this role is for you.

The perfect candidate is AAT qualified and looking for a place to put their expertise into practice! You will be striving to develop your skills in establishing financial trends and forecasting. The perfect candidate will be a great communicator to stakeholders at all levels.

£26k – £28k pro rata (DOE)

Part time (2.5 days a week)

Start date: July 2024

Together we can make it happen

Our team is made up of high achievers; industry leaders; first class undergraduate degrees; masters degree distinctions; and those with 10 years+ industry experience.

We are industry thought leaders, TED talkers, Department for International Trade advisors, academic lecturers, authors, coaches, charity trustees, and broadcasters – and we’d like to support you on your own journey to achieve great things!

The role

We are looking for someone to join our team and own the bookkeeping in Footprint Digital. We are bringing this role in house for the first time, and we’re looking for someone to embed themselves and their expertise into the way we work, helping us grow beyond our wildest dreams.

Think this could be you?

Essential skills:

  • AAT qualified
  • Proficient in using accounting software, particularly Xero and similar tools, for efficient and accurate financial data management and accounting tasks
  • Strong collaboration skills to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • The ability to analyse financial data and extract insights
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality and ensuring secure handling of all financial information in compliance with data protection regulations
  • Must share our values, as found in our Little Pink Book

What your day might look like

  • Maintaining financial records, including purchases, sales, receipts, and payments
  • Working on Xero and similar software for accounting tasks
  • Analysing financial trends, variations, and forecasts and collaborating closely with management to provide accurate financial reports
  • Assisting in budgeting and financial planning
  • Accounts receivable (and credit control), following up on invoices that the sales team send to clients and following existing processes to get these paid
  • Conducting payroll using Xero
  • End-of-year reporting, assisting with annual profit and loss and balance sheet reports
  • Ensuring confidentiality and secure handling of all financial information
  • Continue your own professional development and regular company wide training sessions to inspire you to do the best work of your career

Our commitment to you

  • Throughout your time with us, we will support you to:
  • Never stop learning
  • Work in a collaborative environment with a strong support network
  • Have the freedom to do the best work of your career
  • Develop leadership skills
  • Grow personally and professionally 

What we offer

Learn from the best

Whether it’s from our internal team of experts in our weekly Bitesize sessions or well versed industry gurus at our Think with Footprint events, we strive to continuously provide great learning opportunities that help you do the best work of your career.

1% for the planet and BCorporation

Be part of a company that commits to people and planet! Each year we put 1% of our annual sales to Building Malawi, a charitable organisation close to our hearts.

We give a sh*t

We listen and put feedback into practice and each year we get bigger and better as a result. Our policy is to be open, honest and fair in everything that we do.

Be educators

We provide you with the opportunities to teach others about the topic you know oh so well. Thus far this includes our team giving TED Talks, presenting at the Universities of Essex and Greenwich, speaking at the Department of International Trade, Brighton SEO the list goes on!

Apprentice Challenges

6 times a year our friendships are put aside and an intense battle to become winner of the Footprint Digital Apprentice Challenge takes place. Anything from business strategy pitches, foraging in the woods to bake off challenges, your competitive streak is welcomed and encouraged.  (Previous events include clay pigeon shooting, boating, wine tasting, Crystal Maze, cookery courses, Tai Chi and firewalking)

Who we are

At Footprint Digital we humanise and demystify digital marketing for ambitious businesses, exceeding their expectations, because there are no limits to what they can achieve online. We set up Footprint Digital because we didn’t want to ‘keep clients quiet’. We wanted to do good work and to be the best we could be; to be proud of what we do and push ourselves to grow.

How to Apply

To apply, please send an email to careers@footprintdigital.co.uk with your CV in PDF attached, and an introductory paragraph which details your experience and wider interests including:

  • Your strengths 
  • Your interests (what you like to do outside of work)
  • The exceptional things you have achieved in your life so far and things you would like to achieve in the future (in work or your personal life).

Our hiring process is swift and decisive:

  • You read this job description and apply via email or LinkedIn (ideally with your CV).
  • We reply to all applications within 3 days. If successful our Head of People, Charlotte, who will invite you to a 30 minute meet and greet call. This is so that you can get a feel for our company vision and values and ask us questions so that you can assess if we are the right fit for you.
  • If that goes well you will then meet other members of our team to get to grips with the role and Footprint Digital.
  • You will be invited to come see us in person, meet more of the team and see our offices. By this point the hiring decision is as good as made. 
  • You will receive a job offer and then begin your journey with us and be part of helping our clients achieve things they never thought possible!

We look forward to hearing from you.

Not the role for you? Don’t worry! We’re always looking for great people to add to our team so if you like what you see from Footprint Digital, get in touch anyway! We might have what you’re looking for…

At Footprint Digital, we aim to create an open, honest and fair environment which supports people to do the best work of their career. We are committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. You and any job applicants will receive equal treatment regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation (Protected Characteristics).



Job Title:
Part-time Bookkeeper
Start Date:
July 2024
Location
Colchester, Essex (hybrid)
Salary:
26 - 28k pro rata (depending on experience)

Highlights

  • Learn from the best with our Bitesize sessions or Think with Footprint events!
  • We give a sh*t
  • Team days including regular Apprentice Challenge's
  • Be educators with opportunities such as giving lectures at universities, delivering TEDX Talks and many more industry wide events
  • 1% for the planet, giving back with your work

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintaining financial records, including purchases, sales, receipts, and payments
  • Working on Xero and similar software for accounting tasks
  • Assisting in budgeting and financial planning
  • Conducting payroll using Xero
  • End-of-year reporting, assisting with annual profit and loss and balance sheet reports

Skills, Ability, Knowledge

  • AAT qualified
  • Proficient in using accounting software, particularly Xero and similar tools, for efficient and accurate financial data management and accounting tasks
  • Strong collaboration skills to ensure accurate financial reporting
  • The ability to analyse financial data and extract insights
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality and ensuring secure handling of all financial information in compliance with data protection regulations

Good luck!
We look forward to hearing from you.
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