Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery

Finance Officer – Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery

We’re the Spirit of Yorkshire Distillery, the home of “Filey Bay” Single Malt Whisky. We’re Yorkshire’s first-ever, award-winning single malt whisky distillery now selling in the UK and worldwide: It’s all made right here on the Yorkshire Coast using 100% own-grown barley.

We’re seeking a Finance Officer responsible for the day-to-day bookkeeping and management of accounts. You’ll need to be focused and organised, with great attention to detail. We are a very dedicated team with a clear goal, making it an exciting place to work, and you will be instrumental in helping the business grow.


The Job

Overall: bookkeeping and management accounts for a whisky distillery

Including but not exclusive to: payroll, RTI, pensions, credit control, VAT, bank postings, reconciliations, sales invoicing, payment runs, purchase invoicing and HMRC reporting, as well as working with the broader team to manage stock within our bespoke management system.

Your skill set:

Exceptionally organised and systematic

Practical and hands-on experience in accounts

IT literate, a Xero expert and a competent Excel/Google Sheets user, and quick to learn different software systems when needed

Good at dealing with people, including customers and suppliers

Efficient and able to manage your own time

You can work quickly AND accurately, as well as being highly organised and focused

You have good written and oral English language skills and can communicate clearly and effectively

Your attitude:

Polite, positive and approachable

Great attention to detail

The belief that “if it’s going to happen, it’s down to me.”

Proactive – you like to think and suggest rather than wait to be told

Enthusiastic and good at working as part of a team

The job specifics:

To start December 2023 (negotiable if necessary)

Salaried, c.40 hours a week

Working at the Distillery, Hunmanby Industrial Estate

Reporting to Senior Management

28 days holiday each year

N.B. The above list of responsibilities is not exclusive nor exhaustive, and the post holder will be required to undertake such tasks as reasonably expected within the post’s scope.

To apply for this job please visit www.linkedin.com.