Job title: Accounts Controller
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Private Household & Estate
Expertise: Accounting & Finance Bookkeeper Family Office Assistant
Salary type: Annual
Salary: Negotiable
Location: St Tropez
Job published: 06/05/2022
Job ID: 32542

Job Description


  • £30,000 - £50,000 gross p.a. depending on experience
  • Fully Remote Working from the UK or Europe
  • Full time or 3 day per week contractor agreement
  • To start ASAP


We are seeking an Accounts Controller with excellent multitasking abilities and knowledge of Sage and Excel to join a private family office based in Europe. Your role will be responsible for general bookkeeping including sales and purchase ledgers, banking and dealing with expenses, receipts and payments.



  • Purchase ledger, invoicing, payments and reconciliation
  • Sales ledger, invoicing, payments and reconciliation
  • Creating budgets
  • Expenses payments and reconciliation
  • Daily review of bank postings and bank reconciliations
  • Balancing Bank accounts
  • Credit control
  • VAT Reconciliation and filing
  • Ad-hoc duties as required



  • Experience of working in a similar role and ideally from another small business / private office environment
  • AAT part or fully qualified, or equivalent
  • Sage Line 50 accounting systems experience (or similar)
  • Microsoft Office proficient, including Excel
  • Previous experience as bookkeeper, financial assistant, company accountant, financial administrator and / or sales/purchase ledger
  • Self-motivated, hardworking and able to prioritise
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Ability to remain effective even when working under pressure
  • Honesty, integrity and reliability
  • Flexibility in approach and outlook when the situation demands


The contract offered can be flexible for the right person, either on a full-time, fully remote working basis, or on a 3 days per week retained services agreement with the potential that this turns perm after a fixed amount of time depending on the candidate’s situation and preferences. This TBD with successful candidates.



If this sounds like the role for you then we’d love to hear from you! Please note that candidates with relevant experience and excellent, checkable references need only apply.