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Finance and Farm Manager

Reference: SWR1857
Job Description: Finance and Farm Manager - Spider are pleased to be working with a client who has an exciting opportunity to take on a pivotal role with the responsibility for overseeing the financial and daily management of the entire estate including land, farming and properties in and around Coggeshall, Essex.

As a Finance and Farm Manager you will be working directly for the business / farm owner and have full accountability for day to day operations. You will have a hands-on approach to handling all business and personal correspondence. The ideal Finance and Farm Manager must have a financial and highly organisational skill set, ideally within farming or a similar environment.

Other Finance and Farm Manager will duties include:

• Ensure rigour in management controls and financial reporting with full responsibility for banking and finance including VAT returns, pension payments, payroll etc. (this constitutes almost 60% of the role).
• Work closely with the estate's owner to identify, structure and deliver property and consumer-based opportunities that capitalise on the estate's asset base and are in keeping with the owners' vision. Eg game shoots, property portfolio.
• Maintain constructive relationships with the estate's key external advisers and stakeholders.
• Advise and keep abreast of changing in legislation relating to HMRC/farming.


The ideal Candidate:

• An appetite to develop professionally, together with the determination, pragmatism, and diplomacy necessary to deliver long term projects.
• Highly personable with the ability to engage with a range of individuals and the leadership skills necessary to galvanise teams of diverse experience.
• A strong empathy with the countryside and the rural way of life.
• Ability to think on your feet and work unsupervised with sound decision making skills.
• Own transport is essential due to the rural location
• Financial background required


Offering a salary of £38,000 - £45,000 (depending on experience). If you have the relevant skills and experience, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you.

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider. The regions Fixed Fee Web Recruiter and Online Job Advertiser. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: finance, accounts, VAT, payroll, farming, farm, estate, property portfolio

By applying for this role, you give permission for Spider to submit your personal information contained within your CV or any other relevant information you provide in order for the prospective employer to review your application for the specific role applied for. Spider will not use your personal information for any other purposes other than for searching for alternative employment. We will also request additional consent directly from you before submitting your personal information to any other recruiting company who are working directly with Spider for recruitment advertising purposes. We will never disclose your information to any third party unless legally required to do so and we will only ever contact you with the sole purpose of helping you find your dream job or offering career related advice.
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Essex, Colchester
Salary: 38000-45000 Per Annum Salary d
Posted by: Spider Web Recruitment
Date posted: 28/01/2019

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