Vacancies

Stonewood Builders Ltd are award-winning builder of high quality building projects, offering exceptional service and a commitment to excellence for over 47 years.

We have a strong reputation for valuing and investing in our staff.  With a team of over 150 people and a 97% staff retention, over the last two years, we believe we live up to this reputation.

We are always keen to meet with new tradespersons and professionals and have a policy of offering training and progression to all our staff. If you feel you have something to offer to our company, please contact us.

Any general enquiries on employment with Stonewood Builders should be sent to jobs@stonewoodbuilders.co.uk

Site Based Employees

As an award-winning construction company, Stonewood Builders Ltd have experienced considerable growth over the past 12 months and are looking to recruit exceptional craftspeople to help deliver a wide range of high end projects throughout the Cotswolds, Central, South and the South West of England.

We pride ourselves on the exceptional quality of our projects and so we are looking to recruit qualified craftspeople who share in our ethos of delivering exceptional service and a commitment to excellence on projects ranging from £250,000 to in excess of £20 million. We are looking for hard working individuals who are excellent team players and who want to play a key part in our continued growth.

In particular, we are looking to recruit:

  • Carpenters
  • Stonemasons
  • Bricklayers

If you are looking to work for a company that has a strong commitment to training and development and a company that recognises that its success is only as good as its people then please send your CV to jobs@stonewoodbuilders.co.uk stating which role you are applying for.

Project Assistant (Administrator)

Stonewood Builders Ltd are an award-winning builder of high-quality building projects, offering exceptional service and a commitment to excellence for nearly 50 years. We have experienced considerable growth in recent years and are looking to recruit a Project Administrator to join our busy office in Castle Combe near Chippenham.

We are looking for a candidate to work on projects predominantly in the high-end residential sector and have a keen interest in the construction industry. Successful candidates will be mentored by a senior member of staff with a view to undertaking duties on a variety of projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day assistance to Contracts & Site Managers in the delivery of projects
  • Assist in the preparation of weekly and monthly reporting
  • Produce administration documentation
  • Attend and minute project meetings
  • Monitor and report on site health and safety
  • Assist in site set-up and close down procedures

Desired Skills

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following skills:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise key actions and issues
  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Time management and leadership skills
  • Commitment, enthusiasm and work ethic
  • Team player capable of a flexible approach
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Excel
  • General IT proficiency

Desirable skills but not essential:

  • Knowledge and experience of construction programming
  • General knowledge of current construction health and safety legislation
  • A degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Building Surveying or other related construction degree

We have a strong reputation for valuing and investing in our staff and are committed to continuous professional development of all our staff.  With a team of over 200 people and a 97% staff retention, over the last two years, we believe we live up to this reputation. We are looking for hard working individuals who are excellent team players and who will love to be part of a fun and sociable company.

To discuss the role in further detail please contact Joe Bergson, Director on 01249 782293

Working hours:
Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
(8am – 5pm)

Benefits:
Casual dress
Company pension
On-site parking
Competitive salary

COVID-19 considerations:
Face coverings to be worn in all communal areas within the office

Work remotely:
No

COVID-19 precaution(s):
Plastic shield at work stations
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning
procedures in place
 

Please submit your CV and covering letter to jobs@stonewoodbuilders.co.uk

Please visit our websites (www.stonewoodbuilders.co.uk, www.stonewoodpartnerships.co.uk, www.stonewoodhomes.co.uk and www.stonewooddesign.co.uk) for further information about Stonewood.

Date Posted: 7.5.21

Accounts Assistant

Stonewood Group is an award-winning construction business, delivering high-quality building projects, providing exceptional customer service and a commitment to excellence for nearly 50 years.

We have experienced considerable growth in recent years and are looking to recruit an additional full-time Accounts Assistant to boost our busy Head Office team in the beautiful Wiltshire countryside near Chippenham.

This opportunity is a high-volume, hands-on transaction processing role, working alongside several other team members, and covering a broad range of ledger responsibilities across several Group operating companies.

JOB DETAILS

– Ensure Purchase Ledger processing is performed promptly and accurately, including:
    o entering and coding supplier and consultant invoices with correct VAT analysis
    o electronically matching invoices to Purchase Orders, as required
    o reconciling supplier statements and actively resolving any issues or queries arising
    o obtaining appropriate authorisation

– Ensure Subcontractor Ledger processing is performed promptly and accurately, including:
    o entering and coding subcontractor invoices
    o matching invoices to Surveyor-issued Certificates
    o ensuring CIS deductions, VAT analysis and Reverse Charge VAT are dealt with correctly
    o obtaining appropriate authorisation
    o monitoring subcontractor insurances and ensuring policy renewal information is obtained on a timely basis and our systems updated to prevent processing or payment delays

– Managing, and ensuring a timely response to, queries from suppliers, consultants, and subcontractors, as well as other internal and external parties
– Completing the monthly ledger close and control account reconciliations, as required
– Completing end-to-end processing of the Weekly Payroll for two Companies, as required, including:
    o collating, checking and entering all timesheets
    o reviewing and checking expenses and mileage claims
    o filing RTI Returns and uploading Workplace Pension data to our scheme provider’s web portal
– Ensuring that internal and external deadlines are met, including the provision of information to the Accounts Manager and Group Financial Controller for monthly and quarterly reporting
– Undertaking additional tasks, as required

Skills & Qualifications
Required
– Qualified or qualified by experience
– Highly-organised and able to handle and prioritise multiple tasks across multiple divisions and businesses
– Excellent communication skills at all levels
– IT literate including previous experience of accounting software packages
– Demonstrates confidence in use of Excel to both edit and create spreadsheets
– Able to work diligently and accurately with a keen eye for detail and high-degree of first-time accuracy
– Willing to propose solutions to issues rather than simply report problems
– Willing to work as part of a team and prepared to accept responsibility for allocated tasks and actions
– Able to work alone and get tasks completed fully and on time
– Able to work to regular deadlines
– Punctual and reliable
– Willing to take on new tasks and a has a strong desire to develop personally to enable progression within the organisation

Desirable
– Experience of payroll processing
– Experience of using Microsoft Dynamics NAV / Business Central
– Experience of construction / housebuilding industry

Working hours:
Full time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
(9am – 5.30pm)

Benefits:
Casual dress
Company pension
On-site parking

COVID-19 considerations:

Face coverings to be worn in all
communal areas within the office

Work remotely:
No

COVID-19 precaution(s):
Plastic shield at work stations
Social distancing guidelines in place
Sanitisation, disinfection or cleaning
procedures in place 

Please submit your CV and covering letter to jobs@stonewoodbuilders.co.uk

Please visit our websites (www.stonewoodbuilders.co.uk, www.stonewoodpartnerships.co.uk, www.stonewoodhomes.co.uk and www.stonewooddesign.co.uk) for further information about Stonewood.

Date Posted : 16.3.21