Assistant Accountant – 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 assistant accountant reports to the accounts manager and will be key to the efficient running of the accounts function.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • 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.
  • Assisting with monthly and quarterly VAT returns.
  • Input to the preparation of monthly management reports.
  • Providing information to external accountants at year end and for stock takes.
  • Assisting in the preparation and reconciliation of monthly payrolls, using BrightPay, with all associated HMRC submissions and compliance.
  • General administration duties.
  • Maintaining HR records and reporting.

Our ideal candidate will be an experienced assistant accountant with the following skills and attributes:

  • Proof of working effectively in a similar role, ideally within the property or farming sectors.
  • Knowledge of VAT.
  • 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 this has sparked your interest and you 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).