Temporary Farm Secretary/Bookkeeper , Norwich, Norfolk REF 1457

Position Filled
Posted on
September 5, 2023
Norwich Norfolk
Job Type
Full-time / Temporary / Live out / Maternity cover
Farm & Equestrian / Farm Office / Office / Professional & Other / Office

Farm Secretary Maternity Contract

Full time farm secretary required on a temporary 12–14-month maternity contract in a busy and varied family run farming business and butchery. Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm.

We are looking for a reliable and organised person able to travel to a rural location 12 miles north of Norwich.

The role would suit someone with farm office experience or knowledge of farming.

The position will include but is not limited to:

  • Use of Sage 50 for all bookkeeping tasks
  • VAT returns monthly.
  • Bacs payment runs.
  • Use of excel.
  • Payroll and timesheet management
  • Dealing with customers (mainly wholesale) over the phone. Full product training will be given but applicants must be comfortable with spending time in a butchery.
  • PA and Admin duties
  • Use of bespoke system to place customer orders (training provided)
  • Customer credit control

To start in early November the applicant must:

  • Be competent with bookkeeping tasks (Knowledge of Sage not essential as training will be given)
  • Be confident with basic excel tasks.
  • Have experience in a farm secretary or farm accounts type role.

Competitive salary dependant on experience. Further details and an in-depth job description are available on request (info@swanningtonfarmtofork.co.uk)

Closing Date 6th October, please apply with a covering letter and CV.