Farm Bookkeeper / Accountant

Farm Bookkeeper / Accountant

Job Title: Farm Bookkeeper / Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kettering, Northamptonshire
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000
REF: 896874
Contact Name: Kate Goodman
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for a Farm Bookkeeper / Accountant to work for a farm based near Kettering, Northamptonshire. The role will be standalone working closely with the Managing Director and will suit someone who is happy to work within a rural environment and manage their day to day activities to achieve the business goals of the organisation. This role will involve working across two sites and you will be able to manage your own diary as to where your time needs to be spent within the business.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Accounting for two businesses
  • Book keeping duties
  • VAT returns
  • Personal tax returns
  • Month end accounts
  • Payroll - up to 30 people (fortnightly)
  • P&L
  • Journals
  • Office management including; facilities, health & safety

Skills and experience required:

  • AAT, ICB or QBE
  • Minimum of 4 years experience within a similar standalone position
  • Farm accounts experience desirable
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures
  • Payroll experience is essential within this role
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Sage Line 50
  • Excellent analytical skills with an attention to detail

Salary and benefits:

  • £24,000 - £28,000 dependent upon experience
  • 20 days annual holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • On-site car parking