Book Keeper

Vacancy posted: Friday, 20 January 2017

Salary: 27,000 - 30,000 DOE
Location: Glasgow

Closing date: 20 February 2017
Job ref. no.: Head Office

Role:                Experienced Book Keeper

Location:        Pacific Care Limited, Head Office, Glasgow

Salary:             £27,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE

                        Mileage allowance

Hours:            Full Time, Monday to Friday – 9am to 5pm

About Pacific Care

Founded in 1998, Pacific Care Limited is an established care provider bringing together services and care home facilities for older persons with over 300 employees and a turnover of £8 million.  A family owned business with a proven track record in the Care industry with a portfolio of six care facilities throughout Glasgow and Renfrewshire.

We are now looking for an Experienced Bookkeeper who will be responsible for the efficient and accurate administration of the accounts function within the Business and also to ensure that processes are working in line with company policy and procedures

Skills, Knowledge and Qualifications


  • Good numerical and word processing skills
  • Knowledge / experience of MS Word and MS Excel
  • Good communication and organisational skills- spoken and written English essential
  • Knowledge / experience of MS Word, Excel, Sage Accounts Package
  • Friendly, confident, well-presented and customer-focused
  • Professional telephone manner
  • An appreciation of need for confidentiality
  • Driving Licence and own transport
  • Satisfactory PVG Record Check


  • Book keeping Certificate or Equivalent
  • Previous experience of accounting computer packages.
  • Previous experience of book-keeping / administration.
  • Team player.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, Time management, prioritising.
  • Genuine interest in working within a caring environment.


Book keeping :

Responsible for assisting in the of Balancing Accounts for all Pacific Care Ltd Facilities in conjunction with company external Accountants

Processing Sales invoices, receipts and payments.

Maintaining purchase ledger – entering supplier’s invoices on to the system ensuring that they are properly authorised, preparing cheques and electronic bank payments at the appropriate time, arranging signature and dispatching.

Preparing statements showing expenditure and dispatching.

Checking that accounts are accurate.

Reporting on Management Accounts.

Using SAGE One and checking all information is entered on the system is accurate.

Maintaining and checking financial records and data accurately and within agreed systems and timescales.

Maintaining and checking direct debits and standing order payments.

Involved in Debt Meetings.

Assisting in the preparation of Year End accounts in-conjunction company external auditors.

VAT returns as required.

Cash receipts and credit card analysis


Audit the complete financial records including Service User funds and petty cash management of all the Care Facilities in line with Company policies and procedures.

Audit the process sales invoices, receipts and payment of monies against Service User’s accounts.

Audit records at all the Care Facilities.

Prepare and submit relevant Service User financial information to the Sales Ledger Department to ensure that invoices are produced accurately and promptly.

Follow up settlement of same using manual records and specialised computer software.


Liaise with people both internal and external customers of the Facilities

Participate in Staff and Service User meetings, as and when required

If you meet the requirements above and want to work for a forward thinking company within the care sector, get in touch with us today.

Send us a copy of your CV with a covering letter highlighting relevant experience and skills in relation to this position to Angela Colthart, Pacific Care Limited, 59 Charles Street, Glasgow, G21 2PR or apply on line via the Pacific Care Website and complete an online application form.


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