Job Title: Bookkeeper

Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk

Reports to: Partner

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with experience

Contract Type: Full-time or Part-time, Permanent    

Benefits: BUPA, Employee Bonus Scheme, Flexible Working

About Wilson Wraight
Wilson Wraight is a leading provider of agricultural, environmental, and planning consultancy services.  Based in Bury St Edmunds and led by five Partners, our range of high-quality and efficient management services aim to support land-based businesses for decades to come. We are committed to creating an environment that enables our team to continuously develop, succeed and thrive.

Job Purpose
The successful candidate will undertake and develop the Wilson Wraight bookkeeping service


Key Areas of Responsibility
This role covers many areas of responsibility, including but not limited to the following:

  • Lead the development and growth of the Wilson Wraight bookkeeping service
  • Evaluate and implement cloud-based accounting solutions, seeking ways to add considerable value to Wilson Wraight and its clients
  • Take ownership of the existing accounting and farm software solutions, implementing best practice across the team
  • Compile accurate financial information, and other supporting documents, including payroll, VAT, management budgeting and reporting
  • Carry out administrative estate management responsibilities
  • Liaise directly with farmers and estate owners
  • Maintain and improve your accounting knowledge, sharing where appropriate with colleagues and clients
  • Provide cover and assistance to your colleagues and the Wilson Wraight Accounts Manager


Applicant Requirements
The successful applicant will have the following skills:

  • A willingness to be proactive and take the initiative
  • AAT Qualified
  • Proven bookkeeping, payroll, and accounting experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Outstanding organisational skills, with good attention to detail and a keen eye for accuracy
  • An ability to function as both a strong team player and a focused individual
  • Willing to work from the office and travel to farm meetings
  • Experience of either Sage, Xero, Farmplan and KEYPrime is desirable
  • An enthusiasm for UK agriculture

Please apply in strictest confidence with CV and supporting correspondence to

Closing date: Friday 13th August 2021


The successful candidate will undertake and develop the Wilson Wraight bookkeeping service