Accounts Administrator

Job Details

Part time, 24 hours per week, Flexible Hours/Days.

Cyclewise is a well-established family business and is now looking to recruit an Accounts Administrator, ideally with experience of using a bookkeeping accounts package. This is a highly varied role where you will report to the Finance Manager and your typical duties will be to input and process invoices, reconcile statements, weekly cash banking, managing sales ledger tasks and get involved in any general admin duties as required. You will be joining a small and friendly team.

Main duties will include:

  • Managing purchase ledger tasks such as inputting supplier invoices, reconciling supplier statements
  • Managing sales ledger tasks such as daily invoicing and account queries
  • Ensuring that all members if staff are adhering to the correct cash up procedure
  • Preparation of weekly banking and reconciliations from both cycle shops
  • Processing cheques
  • Petty cash management
  • Managing direct debit payments
  • Redeeming and reconciling cycle to work scheme vouchers and Retail Finance agreements
  • Assisting on business-to-business sales bookings on cycle hire
  • Ensuring all documentation is complete for business expenses
  • Ensuring accurate records are maintained on staff personnel eg. qualifications, holidays, vehicle registrations.
  • General Administration tasks eg. office supplies
  • Other ad hoc tasks specified by the Finance Manager

About you:

  • Previous experience in a similar role, ideally using a bookkeeping accounts package (eg. Xero accounting software)
  • Able to work accurately under pressure and to deadlines, demonstrating a “can do” attitude
  • Able to use initiative and work unsupervised
  • A team player, working alongside others with integrity, positivity and respect
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to adapt to busy and varied workload, working with energy and pace to get the job done
  • You will have good IT skills with basic knowledge of Microsoft Office core elements (Excel, Word)

Salary, Terms and Benefits:

  • Part time, 24 hours per week, flexible hours/days
  • £11.44 per hour
  • 4 hours paid holidays
  • A flexible and portable workplace pension
  • A generous staff discount on cycle-related products
  • An amazing work location surrounded by stunning northern lakes scenery (primarily based at Cyclewise Whinlatter).
  • Training opportunities
  • Staff social events
  • Superb team camaraderie
  • Unlimited tea and coffee with only occasional milk shortage emergencies

How to Apply:
Please send your CV along with a covering letter explain why you would be an ideal candidate for the role, and anything else you think might be relevant. Email to

Closing date 5th May

About Us:

Cyclewise is an established independent business operating a portfolio of cycle related services for over 15 years. Cyclewise Whinlatter is our trail centre bike hire & retail shop specialising in mountain bikes and electric MTBs, with a rental fleet of approx. 130 bikes. Cyclewise Cockermouth is our esteemed road, e-Bike, adventure and leisure bike retail store. We offer expert workshop services with approved Bosch & Shimano Service Centres. Cyclewise Training delivers a range of mountain bike skills coaching & mechanic courses, British Cycling MTB leadership qualifications, Bikeability training in schools, technical expertise and consultancy services. Our business is exciting and challenging with customers increasingly accessing our products and services across online channels and in-store.

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