Posted on: 17th October 2018

Carpenter Oak is looking for a Finance Officer to help support and grow the business.

It’s an exciting time to join the company, which recently merged with Carpenter Oak and Woodland, rebranded and launched a new website, has become part employee owned and is expanding their offering.

Finance Officer role:

Reporting to: Head of Finance.
Key Relationships:  Finance Team, Operations & Project Management.
Location of Work:  Based at either our Chippenham yard or our Totnes yard with occasional requirements to work at other Carpenter Oak Group locations.
Hours of Work:  42 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.  Occasional evenings/weekends as required.

Key Responsibilities:  Working with the finance team to help deliver the goals of the department and business which include:

  • Assist with management accounting to produce accurate, meaningful and timely information to help in the success of the business.
  • Manage the general administration of the finance team to ensure the smooth running of day to day duties, to the highest professional standard.
  • Fulfilment of statutory and compliance requirements.
  • Assist other areas as required as part of a team.
  • Sales Ledger
  • Payroll & Statutory duties
  • Purchase Ledger
  • Office management and logistical support

Your Skills & Knowledge:

  • Experience of working in a finance environment is essential.
  • Experience working with Sage/Xero or similar accounting software programs.
  • Excellent IT skills and an advanced user of Microsoft Excel.
  • AAT qualification is desirable.
  • Minimum of grade C in GCSE Maths & English.
  • A good communicator and problem solver.
  • A team player.


Salary: £25,000 – £28,000 D.O.E

  • Generous company matched pension scheme (up to 10%)
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Employee Ownership
  • Flexible working scheme
  • Critical Illness cover

To apply:

Please email your CV along with a covering letter, detailing why you are a good candidate for this role and telling us a bit about yourself.

Closing date: Friday 9th November
Interviews: Weeks commencing 5th November & 12th November

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