Dyson Farming


Finance Manager – Lincolnshire

Job titleFinance Manager – Nocton, Lincolnshire
Full Time/Part-Time Full Time
Department/Team Finance
Contract TypeTemporary
Reporting to Financial Controller

Closing Date


The Finance Manager will support the growth of the company through end-to-end Finance Business partnering ownership for certain business areas and additional support across all finance deliverables for our Financial Controller. This role is a critical position in helping us deliver the financial results that support innovative investment projects in food production and minimising environmental impacts. We are excited about growing the future of sustainable agriculture, great planning and provision of timely insight will be key to our success.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator, with great all-around financial understanding and analytical skills to help shape our business.

This role is based predominantly in our spacious, modern offices on the Nocton Estate, just 20 minutes from Lincoln and will be a part of our Finance team, with 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:
  • End-to-end business partnering responsibility for key business areas. P&L, Balance Sheet & Cash forecasting.
  • Production of monthly revenue and profitability forecast reporting.
  • Ownership of investment appraisal for key growth projects.
  • Ownership of the annual budgeting cycle.
  • Development of insightful wider business reporting using PowerBI.
  • Identifying areas of improvement & automation in financial processes and working with Business Analysts and wider teams to deliver solutions to implement.
  • Support the Financial Controller in developing and maintaining financial policies and procedures to ensure regulatory, and best practice compliance.
  • Develop best practices and ensure consistency and documentation in finance processes across all teams.
Person specification:
  • Fully qualified accountant either ACA, CIMA or ACCA, with a minimum of 5 years PQE.
  • A strong 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.
  • Previous experience in Profit & Loss, Balance Sheet and Cash with demonstrable evidence of improving business results.
  • Experience with dynamic forecasting and budgeting cycles.
  • Previous experience in investment appraisal and reporting return on investment.
  • Demonstrable commercial acumen.
  • Experience being a part of a team that has delivered business process improvement to achieve better business outcomes.
  • Up to date, working understanding of accounting principles and insightful financial reporting, PowerBI expertise is particularly relevant.
  • Excellent communication skills, notably the ability to explain financial and business concepts simply.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships across all teams within the business.
  • Organised, driven, able to prioritise and meet tight deadlines with a strong ability to self-manage.

Our estate offices

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Head Office

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


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

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