Accounts Manager – Heaver Group

My client is Heaver Group, a privately-owned farming and property business which consists of a number of entities including limited companies, trusts and partnerships. The newly created position of accounts manager will report to the managing director and will be key to ensuring excellent financial control as he takes the business into its next chapter.

With the support of an assistant, your main responsibilities will be:

  • Overseeing daily sales invoicing, credit control and purchase ledger using Sage 50 and Excel.
  • Allocation and recharges of income and expenditure between entities.
  • Monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Maintaining financial accounts, fixed assets, P&L and balance sheet.
  • Monthly review and update of accruals and prepayments.
  • Reconciliation of control accounts.
  • Monthly and quarterly VAT returns.
  • Maintaining short/long term cashflows, budget monitoring and forecasting.
  • Preparation of monthly management reports with commentary.
  • Providing information to external accountants at year-end and for stock takes.
  • Reviewing and negotiation of fixed price contracts for the farming and property companies.
  • Preparation and reconciliation of monthly payrolls, using BrightPay, with all associated HMRC submissions and compliance.
  • General administration and organisation.
  • Maintaining HR records and reporting.

Our ideal candidate will bring a broad range of skills and attributes, such as:

  • Previous relevant experience as an accounts manager with an SME, ideally within the property or farming sectors.
  • Knowledge of VAT, particularly relating to property.
  • Confidence in the use of Sage 50, Excel and computerised payroll software applications. 
  • The ability to process a large volume of work.
  • A methodical approach, with an eye for detail and strong organisational skills.
  • A highly professional and flexible team player, willing to help where required.

If you are able to demonstrate your prowess in these areas and are keen to take on a new challenge with a growing business, then we would love to hear from you.

Overview of Terms: • 40-hour week. • 25 days’ holiday. • On-site parking available (car owner/driver required due to rural location).