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Finance Director

North LincolnshireSalary and Benefits Package £40,000 - £60,000


Provision of accurate financial information to enable the MD and the Owners to make informed decisions about the various elements of the businesses. Due to significant expansion in our activities, greater financial accountability is required to support the MD in general business management.



  • Construction of annual budgets and subsequent forecasting
  • Creation of monthly management accounts and monitoring against budgets
  • Full, hands-on approach to reporting functions
  • Preparation of year end accounts for Saffery Champness
  • Reporting of weekly cash position and updating of cash flow projections
  • Lead on farm reporting in conjunction with Farm Manager and Secretary
  • Reporting to monthly Farm Board meetings
  • Formulation of business plans for ad hoc projects as required
  • Lead a small multi-disciplined accounts department
  • Working knowledge of legislation, taxation and some HR experience
  • Knowledge of pension schemes and legislation
  • Liaison with Saffery Champness, banks, solicitors and other advisors
  • Undertake training to fully comprehend our business and systems
  • Drive cost savings throughout the businesses
  • Awareness of trusts, limited companies and other corporate structures
  • Understanding of borrowing procedures and protocols
  • Monitoring investment portfolios and providing year end data for audit
  • Overall responsibility for credit control and supplier payments
  • Admin and accountancy support for the family members as required
  • Attendance at Head of Department meetings
  • Holiday/Sickness cover for team members.



  • ACCA qualification or close equivalent
  • IT Skills including Excel, Word and other packages
  • Thorough understanding of accounting principles
  • Adaptable, numerate and non-bureaucratic
  • Awareness of and interest in outside business world
  • ‘Employer’ mentality – ‘can do’ attitude.



  • Salary £ tba + non-contributory pension
  • Holidays 31 days for current year (incl.8 Public holidays)
  • Probationary Period – 12 months
  • Notice period 3 months.

To apply for this position please click on "apply now" below to submit a covering letter and CV and, for further information, please contact Kit Read – Managing Director & Agent in first instance by e-mail at and then on 01469 560703.

28 November 2012
28 December 2012
Kit Read