Dyson Farming

Management Accountant

Job titleManagement Accountant
Full Time/Part-Time Full Time
Department/Team Finance
Contract TypePermanent
Reporting to Financial Controller
21/01/2022
Company Overview:

Dyson Farming is the pre-eminent commercial farming business in the UK. Extending to 35,000 acres and operating across a diverse range of enterprises our company has developed rapidly since its inception in 2012. Dyson Farming aims to deliver sustainable profitability and return on investment through regenerative farming, technology innovation, providing services direct to valued customers and protecting and enhancing the environment which is of paramount importance to us. Our company has regenerated farmland and made a significant investment in building a diversified business comprising regenerative farming, renewable energy production, property lettings, indoor glasshouse production, a farming advisory service and leisure activities inviting people into our business. Dyson Farming have progressed beyond being carbon neutral to sequestering carbon and our strategy is to add long term value across our core enterprises.

We are looking for an ambitious Management Accountant to join our Finance team, supporting us in delivering insight and control at the heart of a diverse and growing consumer-focused business.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Production of timely, insightful monthly management accounts.
  • Production of accurate and timely KPIs that provide drivers of variances and potential future impacts.
  • Responsibility for areas of our balance sheet, ensuring risks and opportunities are foreseen and communicated.
  • A leading role in investment appraisals, prioritisation of future technology and property projects that we are deploying to execute our strategy.
  • Undertaking analysis and control of stock.
  • Ownership of fixed assets from accounting through to reporting and identifying ways of improving our ROCE. Working across the Finance team to ensure management accounts, forecasting and cash are joined up efficiently.
  • Responsibility for budgeting and forecasting for key areas of the business.
  • Assisting with year-end and interim audit preparation.
  • Support Ad-hoc projects – the extent of which will be limited only by your ability, enthusiasm, and commitment to self-development.

 

Person specification:
  • Qualified Accountant – ACCA/CIMA/ACA.
  • 3-5 years post qualified experience in an accounting role which must involve business partnering.
  • Highly skilled in the use of MS Excel and ERP systems. Experience of Power BI, Tableau or other data visualisation tools would be of particular interest given the importance of driving actionable insight.
  • Demonstrable ability to drive results and take shared financial ownership for areas of a business alongside Managers.
  • Ability to work under own initiative and across a multifunctional team, to deadlines.
  • Critical thinking, inquisitive and enjoys constructively challenging existing processes and ways of working.
  • Excellent communication skills, enabling you to distil financial concepts simply.
  • Someone committed to continuously improving.

 

If you can demonstrate many of these qualities, then we would really like a conversation with you. Please contact recruitment@dysonfarming.com

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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