Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Healeys Cornish Cyder Farm is a family-run, year round visitor attraction and home to the famous Rattler Cyder! Since the company was founded in 1980, Healeys has grown exponentially. With a multi-faceted production facility specialising in a range of products from ciders, wines, preserves and spirits, and a visitor experience boasting more than 160,000 visitors per year, our business is thriving and has a very exciting future ahead.

A fantastic opportunity has become available to join our busy Finance Team as the Finance Manager. If this has sparked your interest, and you feel you could make your mark in this exciting role please continue reading.

You will lead the reporting and transactional accounting service for Cornish Scrumpy Company Ltd (CSCL) and provide support across all other companies within the Healeys group, ensuring that your team has the guidance and support to do this. You will support the HoF through the review and continual development of robust internal control policies and finance procedures. You will also support to manage cashflow of CSCL to ensure it is stable throughout the year. You will prepare and submit statutory returns, both regular and ad hoc.

The key deliveries for this role are:

· You will ensure financial arrangements are in place to allow Board decisions to be enacted through liaison with HoF, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Directors as necessary.

· You will manage the process of reporting to ensure management accounts, forecasts and reporting are delivered to deadlines.

· You will deputise for the HoF to cover annual leave etc to ensure management accounts, forecasts and reporting are delivered to deadlines.

· You will ensure that financial infrastructure, systems and procedures are in place to meet business needs by liaising with both internal and external parties.

· You will provide oversight and control over the purchase ledger function for all CSCL to support the Group’s procurement needs. Manage agreed deadlines for supplier payments to be made to agreed terms.

· Ensuring team are processing invoices timely and accurately, including all invoices paid by DD. Ensuring that the creditors ledger is accurate, overdue payments are controlled, unallocated and negative balances cleared timely.

· Utilise KPI’s to drive performance of the team, and completion of KPI’s to HoF.

· You will provide oversight and control over the Sales Ledger for all Group Companies, working to reduce the number of bad debt write-offs and less than 3% of the ledger is 2 months over terms.

· Ensure on-site cash is reconciled in line with agreed timescales and completion of weekly cash variance report to HoF.

· Working closely with HoF, develop, implement and ensure compliance with internal financial and accounting policies and procedures and ensure compliance with UK GAAP.

· Along with the HoF, develop financial management strategies to reduce financial risk.

· Provide reports as needed to HoF, and ensuring the team are providing the required information timely at period end and year end.

· Regular review of CSCL balance sheet to ensure all control accounts are reconciled and controlled.

· Lead your team ensuring that they have the tools and knowledge to be able to effectively carry out their roles.

· Ensure sufficient cover across the finance team so that all tasks are still completed during staff absences.

· Completion of statutory returns as required, including but not limited to, EX606 duty return, W5 Duty return, VAT return, ONS surveys.

· To be open to completing tasks which may fall outside of your role or remit with a positive, sleeves rolled up mentality.

Joining the #RattlerCru is not just about what you can bring to the business. We have a range of great benefits that we hope you will make full use of:

  • Subsidised Private Healthcare with Bupa (for permanent staff)
  • 50% discount on products
  • 50% discount on all food and drink in the restaurant
  • Free entry for friends and family, with discounted food and drink
  • Free festival tickets
  • Cycle to Work Scheme (after probation pass)
  • Chill out after your shift with a £1 pint!
  • Monthly employee recognition for #FeelGoodFriday
  • Monthly breakfast club

We look forward to hearing from you!

Further Details

Finance Manager


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Why join Healeys?

Why join Healeys?

Healeys is special,  we are a family-run business with strong family values and a passion for making the best products and delivering an exceptional brand experience, we take pride in our customers who visit the farm and who taste our products.  We nurture our in-house talent and seek to develop our employees to maximise their potential and have a fulfilling and varied working life at Healeys.