Financial and Administration Manager – Fresh Produce Farm – Kent – Salary Circa £45K + Bonus - 12473KM

Financial and Administration Manager – Fresh Produce Farm – Kent – Salary Circa £45K + Bonus - 12473KM

The Job:

Key Performance Areas

  • Responsibility for the day to day management of all aspects of the financial/accounting management of the company business.
  • Responsibility for the administration team, including payroll, recruitment, worker liaison, general workforce management, farm auditing/compliance combined with Health and Safety.
  • Responsibility for the administration of all staff; permanent and seasonal.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Working with the management team on business growth and financial planning.
  • Leading and managing the finance team and budget process.
  • Overall cash management.
  • Formulation of annual budget with management.
  • Monitoring of budgeted figures versus actual & delivery of reporting method.
  • Overall control of all financial transaction accountancy and audit matters.
  • Presentation of annual accounts and treasury matters.
  • Ensuring that the regulatory requirements of all statuary bodies are met.
  • Preparation of monthly and annual accounts.
  • Overall responsibility for the following internal departments within the group; Human Resources, Recruitment, Worker Welfare, Payroll, IT, Accounts, Health and Safety and Audit Compliance.

The Candidate:

  • A recognised qualification in accounting, ACA/ACCA qualified is desirable but not essential.
  • Evidence of extensive experience working in a comparable role, preferably within Agriculture or Horticulture.
  • Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges.
  • Ability to relate to all persons, whether internal or external of the Company in a professional and credible fashion.
  • Well developed personal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills and well developed leadership and management skills.
  • Creativity.
  • Ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate.
  • Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional and operational boundaries.
  • Proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests.
  • Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk aware approach.
  • Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required.
  • Very good organisational skills.
  • Good IT skills are essential and should include experience of Word and Excel.
The Package:
£45K + Bonus!

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