LAMMA is the UK’s largest agricultural trade show, where over 850 exhibitors will host the most extensive array of farm machinery, equipment, and services to be found in one location anywhere in the UK.
Financial Accountant, £23,000 - £26,00 PA DOE - Must have Agriculture Experience!!
The REED family also own investment property and farming businesses in Oxfordshire which has been a successful and growing part of the REED operations over the last few years. The finance team in Northampton are looking to expand their team by providing a bespoke service to this part of the REED business. The role involves direct contact with the REED family and exposure to the most senior directors. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to make an impact in this highly visible role.
Founded in 1960, REED is a specialist provider of permanent, contract, temporary and outsourced recruitment solutions. Reed operates in the UK, Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Asia Pacific and Australia, employing 3,000 Co-Members across 350 offices worldwide across more than 30 specialisms.
• Responsible for the property and farming accounting (key contact for 3 companies involved) • Manage the reconciliation of balances sheet across specific companies involved. • Ensuring that all invoices are raised and supplier invoices are appropriately coded and authorised for payment on a monthly basis. • Completion of monthly VAT returns • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of journals and reconciliations. • Generate management accounts (and other reports) for management review and distribution to stakeholders in line with deadlines set • Regular visits to the estate/estate offices in the Oxfordshire • Support the statutory accounting and audit processes (in 2 companies in particular). • Operate as a key team member meeting personal work objectives expected for the role completing all work and projects to the highest standard. • Maintain relationships with both internal and external stakeholders such as: Company directors, HMRC, Farmers, Tax team, Property, external auditors, ONS and HMRC
• Currently studying or looking to study for (CIMA, ACA, ACCA) • Strong academic record • Strong financial accounts background and proven track record in a finance environment • Experience of the accurate preparation of balance sheets and their reconciliation • Able to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure • Experience of farming/investment property • Strong Excel skills • Driven to improve processes around the business
Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business