We currently have 2 exciting vacancies.  Read more below.


Overbury Accountant

This is an exciting and pivotal role working with a small, established team at a forward thinking rural business.

About You

You need to be methodical, well organised, reliable and work well under pressure with an excellent knowledge of accounting practise. Although established for nearly three centuries Overbury is entering a very new and exciting phase. We have restructured our business and are growing and exploring new opportunities and need someone who can work with us to achieve our ambitious goals.

Although our businesses are long term the person organising finances needs to be able to create and maintain systems to analyse historical as well as real time data to show trends over time. 

Be collaborative – develop a strong working relationship with trustees, management team, financial accountants and customers.

Keep and maintain a history of our financial business landscape/data

Experience working with computerised accounts packages, and ability to interrogate and analyse data.  Must be able to adapt to the pace of change as online payments and digital software progress.   Business has data historically in sage format but in the last year our systems have changed to Key/Landmark. 

Display the ability to get data in and out of packages in the most efficient way for the best invoices and reporting.

Advanced Excel sheet user (Pivot tables)


CIMA or ACCA qualified


This is not an exhaustive list but key responsibilities would include:

·         Preparation of annual accounts for all businesses

·         Providing tax return information to external accounts

·         Assisting the Estate Manager with the annual budgets

·         Providing accurate and timely Management Accounts

·         Attending and providing information for Trustees Meetings

·         Preparation and submission of VAT returns

·         Monthly reconciliations of all bank accounts

·         Monthly Payroll using Sage Payroll & weekly payroll of beaters during the shooting season

·         Maintaining the sales, purchase and nominal ledger and overseeing inputting

·         Leading on the stock control within the building department


9am to 5:30pm with an hour for lunch (37.5 hour week)

Annual Leave

21 days per annum plus bank holidays


In excess of £30k


To apply please send us your CV and covering letter.  

If you would like to discuss the role before applying then please contact the Estate Manager, Michelle Boliver, on manager@overburyenterprises.co.uk or 01386 725111

Head Gardener

This is a fabulous opportunity for an experienced and knowledgeable Gardener to join us at Overbury to maintain and develop the Gardens around Overbury Court on the edge of the Cotswolds. The Gardens are made up of formal hedges, pools & waterfalls, formal borders, orchards and wild meadow areas. The role requires you to have excellent glasshouse and kitchen garden knowledge, as well as provide plants for the house year-round.

You should be an experienced gardener, with suitable horticultural qualifications including spraying certificates and COSHH. Although the Gardens are established, the successful candidate should continue to generate ideas and develop the Gardens further working with the family and a leading garden designer.

You will be supported by a team of three, who also look after the wider Estate. Your input will be sought to assist with the design of areas around the Estate and tenant’s gardens.

The successful candidate must be computer literate and able to work with annual work schedules together with planting records and general admin duties. Chainsaw, JCB and licence to drive powered access would be desirable. A full driving licence and relevant spraying qualifications are essential.

There may be accommodation available from Overbury Enterprises.

Please contact the Estate Manager on michelle@overburyenterprises.co.uk or 01386 725118 in the first instance.