Angela Rathbone

Below is an overview of the journey of Angela's career to date. Starting out as a purchase ledger clerk with Adamson Construction in 1988 and gradually progressing through all ledgers and gaining a vast experience in all areas of Finance Management including bookkeeping, VAT Returns, payroll, cash flow forecasts, budget preparation and analysis.


1980 - 1985 Longdendale High School
1988 - 1990 Pitmans Training
1990 – 1993 Tameside College of Technology

NVQ Level 4 Accounting - AAT - Pass
NVQ Level 3 Accounting - AAT - Pass
NVQ Level 2 Business Administration (Financial) - Pass
Centra Bookkeeping - Distinction
Centra Preliminary Bookkeeping - Distinction
Sage Payroll Course - Pass
RSA Word Processing - Pass
RSA Typewriting - Pass
Pitmans Word Processing - Pass
Pitmans Typewriting Intermediate - Pass
Pitmans Typewriting Elementary - Pass


2005 – Present Freelance Accounting Technician
I currently work for SharpFutures Manchester CIC, The Market Creative Limited and Eon Reality Limited providing all aspects of bookkeeping and accounting work as required. Including cash flow forecasts, preparation and monitoring of budgets including analysis of variances.

Previous clients included Cavalier Studios Limited, The Challenge Network and Shaftesbury Partnership

2006 – 2007 Winsulate UK Limited – Accounts Manager
Duties included processing information in order to produce accurate and timely management information reports, to include analysis of the company’s expenditure, profit margins and monitoring and maintaining cash flow. Other duties included weekly and monthly payroll.

2003 – 2005 Red Rose Training 2003 – Accounts Manager
Responsibilities included managing the accounts assistant and accounts department, duties included bank reconciliations, VAT returns, Monthly Payroll, dealing with any queries and generally ensuring everything is up to date and accurate. Financial reports were prepared on a monthly basis to monitor sales, expenditure and profit.

2001 – 2003 ICS Ltd - Accounts / Office Manager
Duties included all aspects of bookkeeping and monthly payroll. Other duties included analysis of the company’s expenditure and preparing reports for the attention of the Directors on a mon