Bookkeeper/Farm Secretary -Sudbury, Suffolk – Ref JF1421 ON Hold

Position Filled
Posted on
August 3, 2023
Sudbury, Suffolk
Job Type
Permanent / Part-time / Self employed / Live out
Private Household & Estate / Estate Office / Farm & Equestrian / Farm Office / Office / Professional & Other

Part Time experienced Farm Secretary/Bookkeeper required for a small company who farm and sell used agricultural machinery,located in Boxford near Sudbury, Suffolk.

We are looking for a reliable, enthusiastic person to join this small existing team. The successful person will be required to work 22 hours a week. Increased hours may be possible.

The role will combine customer facing activities , management, administrative and bookkeeping tasks. There will be the opportunity to make the job their own and contribute to the ongoing success of the business.

The Position:-

  • Responding to customer enquiries in a timely and professional manner
  • Updating the CRM software and providing after sales service
  • Liaising with shipping and haulage companies
  • Promoting LBG Machinery Ltd on a range of media platforms and developing presence on social media
  • Managing legal documentation for overseas sales-VAT invoices, CMR documents , Bills of laden
  • Completing documentation related to Red Tractor and BCMS
  • Updating accounts software (Xero)
  • Completing invoices and sales transactions using online and card payment systems
  • Managing staff work schedules

The Person:-

  • Honest, reliable and trustworthy
  • Polite and courteous disposition, ready and willing to engage with customers and colleagues alike
  • Excellent and confident communication skills both written and verbal
  • Able to prioritise and to multitask, using own initiative to manage workload requirements
  • Proficient IT skills
  • Enthusiastic and confident to shape and develop the role by identifying problems, offering ideas for improvement and managing solutions
  • Will have demonstrable previous experience
  • Will have bookkeeping or similar qualifications
  • A second language would be beneficial but not a deal breaker
  • Experience in farming or a related industry would be desirable but not essential.

A good salary will be offered to the successful person who can provide fully checkable references

Contact Jackie 07979 501997 /