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Bookkeeper and Administrator

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Type:Part Time

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Job Title   Bookkeeper and Administrator  
Location   La Mare Wine Estate, St Mary
Salary  £20 per hour
Responsible to The Managing Director
Contract Hours Per Week Permanent | Part-Time | Flexible Working 20 
Company Background   La Mare Wine Estate and Distillery is a unique venue situated in the beautiful Jersey countryside, comprising a working estate of vineyards, orchards and beautiful grounds.  Established in 1972, La Mare has grown from a small vineyard into a busy tourism attraction, wedding and corporate venue as well as producing a range of local products.  Set in the peaceful grounds of a traditional 18th century granite farmhouse, La Mare Wine Estate is a working 25 acre domain, committed to creating the very best wines, ciders and spirits, along with hand-made preserves, fudge, chocolates and Jersey Black Butter, produced within the Genuine Jersey range. The estate itself is a fascinating combination of history and tradition.  Comprising of historic buildings and beautiful gardens; extensive vineyards and orchards; function rooms, a winery, distillery and estate kitchens which produce genuine jersey produce.  The Estate offers the highest quality Weddings, Corporate Events, Tours and Tastings and produces a range of delicious products all made on the Estate.  In addition to the main Estate, the company also has two retail outlets situated in King Street, and at the Airport selling products from Jersey producers as well as the Estate range.  
The Role   As The Bookkeeper and Administrator you will be responsible for leading the business administration and financial processes as well as supporting with the governance administration of the Company.    You will lead and direct the administration and finance functions within this well-established company.  You will lead the operation of these areas to ensure the admin and finance functions contribute positively to providing exceptional processes required for the efficient and effective operation of the business.   
Responsibilities   As well as being able to demonstrate the core competencies of the organisation and the specialist competences required of the role there are a number of specific tasks that will be routinely required of the post holder.  In addition, the post holder is required to carry out any task necessary to ensure we continually deliver exceptional service to our customers.  The job specific tasks are detailed below.

Key tasks 1. The Bookkeeper and Administrator is responsible overseeing the operation of the administration and finance functions required to effectively operate the business.   2. Leadership and line management of colleagues detailed above, planning and directing their work to ensure the functions are delivered to an exceptional standard.   3. Development, implementation and monitoring of services standards across the areas of finance and admin.   4. Operational management of our administration and finance functions including the development of procedures, and policies, including compliance with legal, governance and statutory requirements required in line with the effective operation of a company.   5. Ensure bank accounts and control accounts are reconciled on a regular basis.   6. Operational management of human resource processes, including the management of payroll and submission of monthly/quarterly returns.   7. Co-ordinate and collate quarterly stock takes.   8. Manage and monitor the performance of your team, including the undertaking of performance development reviews and implementing team and individual development plans.   9. Act as part of the management team.   10. Work effectively with the Managing Director, Company Accountant  and department heads to ensure seamless communication and to support activity across the company.   11. Manage the governance requirements of the company.  

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