Dear Horse Ranger Family

Our accountant is leaving and we are looking for a replacement.  Firstly, we would like to enquire if anyone within the Horse Ranger family would be interested in the position.  Please refer to the job description below:-

Job Title:                            Accountant
Reports to:                         Director

A part time person (2 days/week) with overall responsibility for managing the finances of the Association. The candidate should be highly proficient in all aspects of book-keeping using Sage Instant, monthly accounts preparation and payroll processing together with cash management to include reconciliation of all bank accounts.
 Flexible working is available with only 1 day per week required in the office

Key responsibilities 


  • Check Supplier Invoices matched with POs where applicable
  • Post Supplier Invoices to Sage
  • Handle Supplier queries
  • Pay Suppliers


  • Review & Post Weekly Banking Sheets to Sage
  • Maintain monthly bank payments & receipts spreadsheets
  • Post all Nominal Ledger bank items to Sage
  • Reconcile monthly Petty Cash
  • Reconcile the Bank Accounts at the month end


  • Prepare month end Journals
  • Prepare month end Accounts
  • Reconcile Balance Sheet Accounts
  • Prepare month end Accounts schedules for the Finance Committee & Trustees
  • Continuously monitor Cash flow
  • Maintain & update monthly Horse Cost schedule
  • Pay Monthly payroll ( this is processed by an external bureau)
  • Prepare monthly Gift Aid Submissions from Advantage Fundraiser


  • Preparation of the Annual Budget
  • Reconcile Year End Payroll & complete Inland Revenue Submissions
  • Preparation of the Year End Accounts & supporting schedules for the Audit
  • Assisting with the Annual Audit & dealing with queries
  • Complete audit adjustments & update systems in to new year

Attend Bi Monthly Finance Committee meetings and attend AGM.

Expected hours – 2 days per week, with some flexibility for working from home.

Applications (including a CV) should be sent to the following e:mail address by 15th May 2018.

Kind regards

Geoffrey Godbold OBE
The Horse Rangers Association



We are delighted to introduce our new Development and Volunteers Manager, Lauren. She joins us after spending over 3 years working with assistance dogs and their recipients. Lauren has worked for a variety of Charities focussed on enabling children and young adults to learn life skills, independence and confidence through different means including community learning, sports therapy and, most recently, animal assisted therapy.
Lauren learned to ride at 18 years old after moving from Wales, where she grew up, to England and has spent as much time as possible around horses since then. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience to the role.


1st March 2018

Horse Rangers is recruiting for a new groom (Maternity Cover)

Experienced & enthusiastic groom required to join our friendly team looking after 30 horses for a Charity in Surrey. Must work to a high standard in all yard duties, enjoy caring for and riding a variety of types of horses, be a great team player and have good initiative. The position might suit a young person, starting/part way through BHS training but age and qualifications are not important, must ride at least BHS stage 1 standard. Proven experience, reliability and dedication are essential.
Position is: Maternity Cover, full time (5 day week – no weekends), lightweight rider (under 11 stone). Clean driving license.
Cheerful disposition and can do attitude
If you are interested please send your cv and a covering letter to:
Justine Belcher

Thank you


26th January

Horse Rangers is recruiting for a new director

After 4 years as director, prior to that he had been a trustee for many years, Geoffrey Godbold will be stepping down later this year on health grounds. Geoffrey has kindly offered to assist in the search to find his successor and will remain at Horse Rangers in the meantime. We are hugely indebted to him for all his efforts. A further announcement will be made in due course.

If you would like to know more about this exciting opportunity please click here

Closing date for applications is 26 February.

Richard Bevan
Chairman of Board of Trustees