• Assistant Accountant (Part-Time)

    Closing date:

    Assistant Accountant (Part-Time, 3 days a week)

    Company Background

    Graven Hill Village Development Company is an independent commercial entity owned by Cherwell District Council and formed in 2015.

    The principal activity of the company is that of a property development company. Unlike most traditional developments, Graven Hill aims to create a distinct community that will provide a range of housing choices including self-build and custom homes at scale, affordable housing, employment land bringing new businesses and jobs to the area, local amenities, and a school, therefore, creating a unique and diverse development.

    We are a medium-sized company and as such have a small working team who all work well together being flexible and undertaking ad hoc tasks as required.

    Key Objectives
    • To provide day-to-day financial & accounting support to the Interim Financial and Governance Director, Head of Finance and part time Assistant Accountant using a range of experience with COINS, Excel skills and analysis, reporting, and communications skills.
    Key Responsibilities
    • Provide overall administration of the company’s Financial Management System – COINS
    • Manage finance inbox and raise POs and invoices upon email request
    • Adding purchase ledger and subcontractor invoices and performing payment runs twice a month
    • Keeping all the payment run records for all the Audit trails
    • Undertake payment and bacs processing via NatWest Bankline
    • Assist the Interim Financial and Governance Director in the preparation of year-end Financial Statements across all Group companies
    • Assist the Interim Financial and Governance Director with the auditors for the completion of the annual audit and reporting
    • Proven experience in accounts payable or accounts receivable, account executive, or similar role
    • Qualification – CCAB or AAT part qualified
    • Required – an experience of COINS
    • Understanding of financial regulations and legislation
    • Excellent knowledge of financial software and MS Office – specifically detailed knowledge of Excel
    • A problem solver with strong attention to detail
    • The ability to work as part of a team and adopt a hands-on attitude where required
    What We Have to Offer
    • Current market package
    • Progression opportunity

    To apply in confidence, please email your CV and current salary details to: tim.shaw@gravenhill.co.uk.

    To open an informal dialogue, please contact Tim Shaw on tim.shaw@gravenhill.co.uk.

    Closing date is Friday 3 November 2023.

    No applications through agencies, please.

Want more information about Graven Hill?

Leave your details below and a member of the team will be in touch shortly.