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Accounts Payable Specialist – Lincolnshire

Job titleAccounts Payable Specialist – Nocton, Lincolnshire
Full Time/Part-Time Full Time
Department/Team Finance
Contract TypePermanent

Closing Date

26/04/2024

The Accounts Payable Specialist will support the company’s growth by maintaining efficient processing within purchase-to-pay processes and wider finance operations, including contributing to continuous improvement. The successful candidate will be process driven, enthusiastic and possess current payments and accounting experience. In return, the role offers a superb development opportunity working across a diverse business with ambitious growth plans, at the cutting edge of a vitally important industry. We are excited about growing the future of sustainable agriculture, and sound Finance Operations will be a key element of our success.

This role is based predominantly in our spacious, modern offices on the beautiful Nocton Estate, 20 minutes South of Lincoln, and will require some travel to other business locations.

Company Overview:

Dyson Farming is a family-owned business, with a vision to benefit future generations through a commitment to commercially viable and environmentally sustainable food production at scale.  We strive to be industry leaders in efficient, carbon-neutral, high-technology agriculture, employing highly skilled, pioneering people and supported by research and development in an ever-closer partnership with our sister company, Dyson.  We see the future of agriculture as an exciting opportunity to improve the nation’s food security, health, and economic growth.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Process and verify invoices, ensuring accuracy and adherence to company policies and procedures
  • Continuous improvement of automated AP systems
  • Prepare and process payment runs, ensuring accurate allocation and recording of expenses
  • Reconcile vendor statements and resolve any discrepancies or outstanding issues
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date vendor records in the ERP system
  • Respond promptly to vendor and internal business user inquiries and resolve payment-related issues
  • Contribute to KPI information on finance operations
  • Assist with month-end and year-end closing activities, including reconciliations and accruals
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives to enhance efficiency and Finance team effectiveness
  • Support financial system upgrades, notably in system testing and engaging with business end users
Person specification:
  • 1 to 3 years experience in Finance Operations, currently studying or actively wanting to do so
  • Ability and willingness to quickly absorb new information and work in a changing environment
  • A good business partner with a high level of interpersonal skills who can interact with and earn the confidence and trust of a wide range of stakeholders
  • Up to date, working understanding of accounting principles
  • Excellent communication skills, including experience creating reports and presenting financial information clearly and simply
  • Willingness to constructively challenge and improve processes
  • Be organised, enthusiastic and committed to meeting deadlines

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for professional and personal growth and career advancement in a sustainable business with ambitious growth plans
  • Full AAT/CIMA/ACCA study support package
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance scheme
  • Dyson products employee discount
  • Range of other employee benefits including Cycle to Work scheme

Our estate offices

Please use the map below to view our estate offices around the country.
Head Office

The Estate Office,
Cyclone Way, Nocton,
Lincoln LN4 2GR

Carrington

The Estate Office, Beeches ,
Lane, Carrington, Boston,
Lincolnshire PE22 7JD

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