Bewley Homes

Careers



Development is an exciting and diverse industry, incorporating a wide range of skills.  Our business spans the entire development process from sourcing and acquiring land; to designing the homes we build; securing planning approval; construction; property sales and after sales care.   

Quality, design and empathy with the environment are central to our ethos and entrenched within our corporate DNA.

We know our success is down to having the right team of people in place and it is gratifying that the majority choose to stay with Bewley Homes for many years.  Our people are hard working, responsible, enthusiastic, approachable and honest.  We each take ownership for what we do and feel a deep sense of pride in what we accomplish.        

Our latest career opportunities are listed below.


Apply for a career with Bewley

Do you have purchase ledger experience with an interest in Finance?

Are you experienced working with VAT and invoicing?

Do you want to work in a countryside setting within a great accounts team?

If so, Bewley Homes are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant with strong purchase ledger experience to work with our surveyors on the sub-contractor accounts. This isn’t a pure processing role – there’s a lot more to it and if you are looking for a role where you can really get involved this could be the role for you.

If this sounds like your next finance/purchase ledger job - please apply today!

About Us

Bewley Homes was founded back in 1991 on the simple philosophy of building quality homes that people would aspire to own, located in highly desirable locations. This mission is the cultural heart of our business today.  We are one of the best funded property developers in the country and currently create around 250 new homes every year. We pride ourselves on not churning out mass market homes, but rather focus on meeting the demands of the more discerning buyer, who appreciates something a little more styled. Our current portfolio of homes range in price from £200,000 to around £2 million.

The Role

  • Assist Surveyors with the Raising of Sub-Contract Orders
  • Raise Subcontractor payments in line with the valuation from the Surveyor
  • Management and Reconciliation of the Subcontract Retention Balance Sheet Item
  • Process the Monthly CIS Return
  • Assist in the setting up of the new COINS process to ensure controls are in place (Matrix Orders and VAP)
  • Processing of Contra Payments
  • Assist with the roll out of Subcontract Orders to Customer Care and Sales (New Process)
  • Movement of Costs (Journals) as required by Surveyors
  • Ensure compliance (Self-Billing Contracts, VAT, CIS etc)
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Key Responsibilities, Skills and Attributes

  • AAT qualification would be an advantage but isn’t essential
  • Purchase ledger experience
  • Use of a self-billing system would be beneficial but not essential
  • Auditing of processes and payments
  • Experience with lots of different invoice types

Benefits

20 days holiday + 8 Bank holidays

Pension

Life assurance

Free on-site parking


Role

Site Manager

Hours

42.5 hours pw (8.00 am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday with 1 hour lunch)

Reporting to

Projects Manager

Salary

Negotiable for the right candidate

Location

Ash, Surrey

General job description

Capable of running 40-100 units, generally housing schemes as a No1 Site Manager and being a team player

Duties

  • Co-ordination of sub-contractors to the day to day programme
  • Meet programme for handover
  • Good understanding of drawings and detail
  • Chase information/materials/choices/sub-contractors from other departments
  • Checking build quality meets the standards of the company throughout the process to handover
  • High standards of Health and Safety to be set
  • Maintain a tidy site for H&S and Sales inspections with potential customers/customer inspections
  • Carrying out weekly paperwork for H&S, accounts returns and returns for the Project Manager
  • Good communicator
  • Co-ordinating services to meet show home dates and handover

Qualifications

  • SMSTS
  • Scaffold awareness
  • First Aid

Experience

  • 10 Years + as a No1 Site Manager, at least 4 years in one company as No1 Site Manager

Role

Apprentice Site Technician

Hours

40 hours a week; 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday

with 1-hour lunch

Reporting to

Site Manager

Salary

£11,500/annum

Length of

Apprenticeship

2 years

Start date

01 September 2018

Location

Various Site locations in: -

Bramley, near Basingstoke

Ash, near Aldershot

General job description

We are currently recruiting for a Construction Technician Apprentice for a few of our sites areas listed above. The successful applicants will be working on a busy construction office site.  Working alongside the Company's professional personnel.

This is a site office based role and will be demanding. Applicants must be organised, punctual and highly motivated, with an excellent attendance record. Initially you will be working on a new build project.
The role will include 4 days per week in the workplace and one day per week at a College undertaking an industry recognised Apprenticeship Qualification.

If you have ambitious of a Professional career with the possibility of further training after your apprenticeship, then this is the first step of the ladder to reach those goals and hopes. At College you will be studying a Level 3 qualification in “Construction in the Environment” alongside an NVQ3 in “Construction Contracting”.

Ideally you will live within 30 minutes of site/s using private or public transport.

 

Duties

The Apprentices will work with qualified and experienced Site Managers and Project Managers. Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Assisting the Project Management team in running a busy and demanding construction site
  • Ensuring site diary is kept and maintained
  • Conducting site inspections with the Site Manager
  • Working with Estimators, Surveyors, Planners, Buyers and Site Managers
  • Attending meetings with the Project Manager and other external partners.

Successful applicants will always work safely and responsibly at all times and must have a positive and enthusiastic approach to work and training.

Qualifications

Previous experience in construction is not required but would be beneficial. GCSE A* to C or (5-9) in Maths and English or equivalent are required.

Desired Skills and personal qualities

  • Punctual and reliable
  • Good communicator
  • Good level of mathematics
  • Enthusiastic
  • Willingness to learn
  • Team player but able to complete tasks on your own
  • Good attention to detail
  • Able to listen and follow instructions

 


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