St Aubyn Estates

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Finance Assistant Job Vacancy

This is an exciting opportunity for a Finance Assistant to join the busy team at St Aubyn Estates. 
This role will be focussed on the purchase ledgers across the various business entities and has the following responsibilities:
• Processing of purchase invoices
• Reconciliation of supplier accounts
• Preparation of payment runs
• Resolving any supplier queries on a timely and efficient manner
• Involvement with the National Trust procurement system
• Assisting with cash office, preparing change orders and cash handling
• Other finance and administrative tasks as required

Because of the unique nature of our organisation, there will be opportunities for you to gain experience of a variety of roles within the finance team and get exposure to a wide range of different businesses.

About St Aubyn Estates
St Aubyn Estates has been part of the West Cornwall landscape for more than 600 years. Nowadays, it is a modern, family owned enterprise spanning 5,000 acres with a diverse portfolio of businesses which include land and property management, tourism and hospitality, building and farming.  We operate the visitor business on St Michael’s Mount, and work in partnership with the National Trust.
Our vision is to be a force for growth;
• to ensure the prosperity of the Estates for future generations
• to help maintain the unique character of St Michael’s Mount
• to benefit the wider community in West Cornwall

As St Aubyn Estates employees, we should be
• honest
• considerate
• energetic
• responsible
• resourceful

About you
Our values are at the heart of what we do, and we will expect you to demonstrate these in this role, in dealings both inside and outside the organisation.

We are a small team with a wide range of responsibilities.  We are looking for someone who is excited to be involved with an iconic west Cornwall business, and is eager to learn and advance. A relevant finance background is desirable, although aptitude is as equally important.   Experience in using computers, excel spreadsheets and accounting systems (Sage 200) are all expected, but a willingness to learn is just as important.

The business is keen to support personal development of its employees, and the financial support can be offered to assist with AAT qualifications if this is of interest.

Application process
Please send a CV and a short covering statement to
Your covering statement should explain why you are interested in the role and what you would bring to it, highlighting relevant experience in similar roles.

Closing date: 8 September 2017, with interviews scheduled provisionally for the following week.
Start date: As soon as possible

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