Part-time Bookkeeper (Freelance), Manchester Jazz Festival

Part-time Bookkeeper (Freelance), Manchester Jazz Festival

  • 7th March 2017
  • Part time
  • Paid (£20k-25k pro rata)
  • Jenny Thomas

mjf is looking to appoint a self-employed, part-time bookkeeper with experience of working in a small organisation in the arts/charity sector.

Working as part of a small team, you will report to the Director of Development and Operations, ensuring that the organisation’s financial records are kept up-to-date, and that timely and accurate accounting information is provided as necessary.

We are looking for a confident self-starter, someone with all round bookkeeping experience; including management of our accounting system Xero, processing payroll; and with a good knowledge of the legal requirements, particularly in relation to our partial VAT exemption.

This is a freelance position for 55 days a year. Fee: £100 per day.

For a full job description and person specification, please visit our website

If you consider you have the skills and experience to meet the requirements of our job description and person specification, you can apply by sending your CV and a 500 word outline addressing how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role, to:

Jenny Thomas, Operations Assistant

Via email to, to arrive no later than 12.00pm on Tuesday 7 March 2017. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for interview on Friday 10 March. Successful applicants will be anticipated to start w/c 20 March 2017.

Owing to capacity unfortunately we are only able to contact successful applicants.

mjf is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes all applications.

mjf is a company limited by guarantee, registered in England, no. 4670534, and a registered charity no. 1130000.

mjf gratefully acknowledges the financial assistance of Arts Council England, Manchester City Council and the PRS for Music Foundation.