If you want real structure, development and training in your career, Beech is your ideal move.

We already employ over 20 highly talented staff and are always looking for more bright and ambitious people to join us. There are opportunities right across our outsourcing teams, from management accounts and bookkeeping through to payroll. Career opportunities are also available in our sister company Barlow Andrews.






We are currently recruiting for a bookkeeper to join our outsourcing division where you will be a key member of a growing team. 

You will have your own portfolio of clients where you will undertake:

Bookkeeping duties for a portfolio of sole traders’, partnerships and limited companies which vary across sectors

Prepare VAT returns

Balance sheet reconciliations

Payroll journals


We are a forward-thinking firm, and we have automated many of the mundane tasks, leaving you to develop your skills and provide a valuable service to our clients.

Essential Requirements:

– At least 3 years prior practice Bookkeeping experience

– AAT Qualified

– Knowledge of Xero and other cloud accounting software platforms

– Strong written and verbal communication skills

– Able to effectively manage workflow of multiple clients whilst demonstrating excellent time management skills to ensure all deadlines and expectations are met.

– Willing to learn new systems and adapt to changing working practices

– Strong IT skills, particularly with Excel

The firm uses CCH and Silverfin systems so any previous experience of these is considered advantageous.

We offer a competitive salary and other benefits including free parking and flexitime.

Job Type: Part-time, Permanent

To apply, please email your CV for the attention of Joanne Waddicker to



We are currently recruiting for accounts trainees to join our growing Business Support Team in September 2022. We are looking for high calibre candidates with a strong academic record, an analytical mind and an attention to detail and accuracy. Candidates should be well rounded individuals with good communication and social skills.

Beech Business Services Limited offers an excellent training environment, which is challenging, supportive and enjoyable. The training offered is fully funded and includes both academic and personal development courses. Trainees joining from A Level would go onto a Level 4 Apprenticeship, working towards an Accounting Technician (AAT).

We will provide practical experience within a varied role including bookkeeping, VAT Returns, and year end accounts.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter or email, explaining why you would like to train at Beech Business Services Limited. Applications should be sent for the attention of Joanne Waddicker, or by email to jw2@beech . Please apply as soon as possible, as we are aiming to conclude the recruitment process by 31 March 2024.


  • Jo is providing an excellent service. We are a complicated bunch and have demanded a lot from her in recent weeks; she has been fantastic.

    Susan Peary – Managing Director of True Bearing LTD
  • “Just wanted to say how great Hayley has been and is in general. Very efficient, polite and helpful – couldn’t ask for anyone else to do our payroll, she has been great from the moment we took over and absolute gem this last few days.”

    Diane Hill – Company Director at Bradleys Coffee Shop Ltd
  • Anthony at Beech provides the services of an in-house accountant at a fraction of the cost. He helps with everything from credit control, through to annual budgeting, monthly performance analysis and year end accounts and tax.

    Rossford Dental Laboratory Limited
  • “I would like to place on record my sincere gratitude to Mark Leece and his team for all the sterling work they do. My knowledge of payroll matters could be written on a postage stamp and Mark and his team take care of absolutely everything including auto enrolment. He is always available for advice and is an absolute godsend !”

    Dave Proudman – Northern Realisation Limited
  • “Beech were excellent when they stepped in to support on a transition for our Management Accountant who was retiring.  Over a 3 month rigorous and often complex handover they moved our system onto cloud based package Xero, giving the management team access to real time information. As a charity it is critical that we manage our funding and performance very carefully in line with legislation and business planning.  We rely on Beech to prepare our monthly pack and Jo attends monthly board meetings, providing a valuable sounding board and critical friend approach helping us give future direction to the business.”

    Early Break – Charity
  • “Accurate financial information is critical to the successful running of our business. Beech, through Jo, produce accurate and timely monthly management accounts. David always highlights anomalies to expectation and helps us to make proactive and informed decisions.”

    John Webster – Fieldings Porter Solicitors
  • “When we got the opportunity to expand the Retreat brand to open a new restaurant, Beech helped us with our business plan and prepared cashflow projections which enabled us to secure the necessary funding to support the deal. They also formed a new company and advised on the registration for VAT etc “

    Jeremy Guest – Retreat Restaurants
  • “The main benefit of our partnership with Beech is that, with their support and advice, we have the knowledge to make confident business decisions.  They have been a great help with our recent expansion of both shops and product lines.  Jo produces a monthly pack explaining in detail departmental performance in comparison to previous year and budget.  Chris attends monthly meetings to discuss the results and challenge us on the way forward.”

    Joe Carr – Director of Carrs Pasties Limited
  • “We have been working with Philip and the Beech team for many years and they are an extension of our finance team.

    Management accounts are produced monthly to department level, which are then reviewed in monthly board meetings with Phil to make sure we are moving in the right direction “

    Richard Christie – DGCOS – The Double Glazing & Conservatory Quality Assurance Ombudsman Scheme


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We can help you maintain your records and ensure you are compliant of all legal requirements.





From our Advanced service, you will benefit from all the services in our Essential package, but with additional advanced support.


With our Complete service, you have all the benefits of the Essential and Advanced packages, but with additional strategic support.

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We offer a wide range of bespoke accounting, payroll and bookkeeping services to businesses across the North West of England. With more than ten years’ helping clients, Beech has a wealth of experience and is one of the top outsourcing providers in Bolton and the surrounding area. Our directors have a huge amount of expertise in all areas of accountancy and business advice and we are confident we can offer you a five-star service, no matter what industry you are in.



    Carlyle House
    78 Chorley New Road
    BL1 4BY

    Tel: 01204 558100