Finance Manager

Greens of Soham
05 Dec 2018
05 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Scope of the position

The purpose of the role is to assist the Finance Director with the smooth running of the finance department for the Greens of Soham group of companies, specifically that of Greens Farming and DC Produce. The role will be responsible among other things for forecasting, management accounts, budgeting and cashflow management.

Key Accountabilities

· Management and statutory accounts

· Process journals

· Credit control


· Forecasting and budgeting

· Report on cashflow

· Month end closure

· Maintain accurate accounting records and ensure all transactions are accurately coded

· Be a part of the NetSuite implementation project team

· Review procedures and practices and make recommendations for improvements

· Manage the finance assistant for these entities and provide cover for the other Company finance managers as required

Profile characteristics

The role requires either a qualified or part-qualified accountant (must have 2 years + industry experience) or qualified by relevant experience and who enjoys working in a fast-moving environment. Experience of working within sales and purchase ledger environments is a must as is some sort of line management.

The candidate will need to be able to work under pressure with the ability to multi task and meet strict financial reporting timetables. They must possess strong communication and analytical skills as well as a high level of resilience. Advanced excel skills are required and knowledge of Sage or NetSuite an advantage.

The ability to take initiative and quickly absorb information is essential to fulfil the role as is the desire to get out and business partner with key stakeholders and understand the operational side of the business. Being a farming business, the accounting is not straight forward so any experience of biological assets, crops or complex liabilities is advantageous.


Full time role. As well as salary, we have a generous pension scheme, life assurance, car and bike scheme and other enhanced benefits. Flexible working available.

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