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Finance Assistant

Riverford Organic Farmers


Join Riverford's dedicated finance team in beautiful Devon and become a key player in supporting our sustainable, organic farming mission.


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Wash Barn

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Riverford Organic Farmers are pioneers in sustainable agriculture, delivering organic produce directly to homes across the UK. Located at the scenic Wash Farm in Devon, the Riverford finance team plays a crucial role in managing the financial intricacies of a diverse and dynamic business, committed to ethical practices and a co-owned structure that values each employee's contribution.

  • Provide essential financial support to the Financial Controller and Transactions Supervisor.
  • Handle a wide array of accountancy tasks, including invoice processing and expense management.
  • Engage in weekly payment runs, maintaining sales and purchase ledgers across multiple sites.
  • This is a fixed-term, full-time role with the possibility of hybrid working arrangements.
  • Prior experience with purchase and sales ledger management.
  • Strong understanding of accounting entries and software solutions.
  • Multi-site and multi-company experience is a plus.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to meet important deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

No specific application process details provided, so interested candidates should prepare their application based on standard procedures for similar roles.

What you’ll be doing

Riverford’s finance team – based at our original home of Wash Farm, Devon – support all areas of the business, as well as multiple cost centres. Finance Assistant is a vital role, providing support to the Financial Controller and Transactions Supervisor, and helping with a broad range of accountancy tasks. You’ll focus on providing financial assistance across multiple sites, including processing of supplier and customer invoices, processing of expenses, weekly payment runs, and other high-level sales and purchase ledgers activities. 

This is a 9 month fixed term contract working 32 -40 hours per week Monday to Friday, based at Wash Barn, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0JU with some hybrid working.

Salary: £25,000 per annum

Skills & experience

  • Previous purchase ledger and sales ledger experience 
  • Evidential grasp of accounting entries and postings 
  • Experience of a complex accounting software solution would be an advantage 
  • Experience of multi-site and multi-company operations would be desirable 
  • Attention to detail and the ability to prioritise work to achieve vital deadlines 
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written   

Co-owner benefits 

Riverford is a beautiful place to work, with lots of great people – and other perks too. Some of our benefits include: 33 days holiday pro rata (including bank holidays), generous company pension scheme, annual profit share (10% of all our profits are split equally between all co-owners), heavily discounted organic breakfasts and lunches, free organic fruit and veg, time and half on bank holidays, and free parking.


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