Bramley apple orchard in Sittingbourne

News from Fourayes

Nov 28, 2017

Recruiting for an Assistant Accountant (Maternity Cover)

Fourayes is seeking a candidate to act as maternity cover for one of the company’s assistant accountants.


Fourayes is the UK’s number one grower and processor of English Bramley apples and processes a wide range of other fruit for Bakery and other food sector applications. Fourayes is set in 100 acres of Bramley apple orchards in Kent – the ‘Garden of England’ – one of the UK’s largest and most prolific fruit-growing regions.

Job Purpose

To assist the Accounts/Admin department in accurately maintaining the company’s financial and administrative records in accordance with current accounting practice; answer queries and perform general office duties and administrative tasks as required.

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Assisting with month-end routine
  • Month end tasks including accruals prepayments and internal control sheets
  • Assisting with stock control and analysis
  • Maintenance of the fixed assets register and Monthly VAT returns
  • Weekly payroll
  • Pension reconciliation filing and queries
  • Ensuring nominal and cost centre coding is correct on the system
  • Assisting with the timely and accurate resolution of any internal issues
  • Procurement role holiday cover
  • Assisting with ad-hoc administrative duties
  • Telephone cover along with other members of the department

We are seeking a candidate with previous experience of working in a similar role and qualified to AAT level 3 or 4.


Please send your CV and a covering letter to with the subject line Assistant Accountant Application by Friday 15th December 2017.

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