AEMT - Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades

AEMT Bookkeeper - Part-time
Location:North East
Deadline Date:14 November 2018

Profile of Individual

The AEMT are looking for an experienced part-time bookkeeper to join the Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades secretariat. The successful candidate will take responsibility for the association’s accounts, including but not limited to Payroll, Bank balances, VAT returns, and general office duties. They will have a confident phone manor and not afraid to regularly call members. The individual must be professionally trained and willing to partake in administrative jobs within the office aside from the accounts. 

What is the AEMT?

The Association of Electrical & Mechanical Trades (AEMT) is an international trade association which supports and promotes the service and repair industry. Our members manufacture, distribute, service and repair equipment such as electric motors to factories, food companies, utilities and many other industries. It is made up of a council of members representing the industry, a president/chairman and secretariat. The candidate will be joining the secretariat, a small friendly team whose office is based in York.

Your Role in the AEMT

Your responsibilities will be varied and include:

  • Using Sage for payments, invoicing, credit control, trial balance, and profit and loss.
  • Multiple business account management 
  • Managing updates to Sage
  • Monthly management accounts and financial reports
  • Balancing bank accounts
  • VAT returns
  • Payroll
  • Nest Pensions
  • Improving the efficiency of invoicing/payments
  • Installing Sage pay on association websites.
  • Answering the office phone
  • Monitoring administrative emails

Other duties may include:

  • Maintaining up to date contact lists/databases of suppliers and members.
The Candidate will be joining a small growing administration team, with a friendly and open atmosphere.  

Key Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualified Accountant Technician with
  • At least 5 years previous bookkeeping/accountant experience and
  • Qualified and fully competent on Sage Accounts. 
  • Some experience handling international payments and receipts.
  • Excellent organisation skills with a methodical approach and attention to detail.
  • Great communication skills and an ability to work well with others.
  • Ability to work under time constraints and prioritise work load.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Excellent understanding of the Microsoft Office Suite, including SharePoint, Excel, Word and Outlook at a moderate-advanced level.
  • Experienced with website content management systems.
  • Understanding of list building, database cleanliness.

Contact Details:

Please send applications with a cover letter to:

Thomas Marks on or call 01904 674 895.
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