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Bailies Coffee Roasters - Roasters to Watch (Caffeine Magazine 2018)

Since our establishment in 1993, we’ve grown to become one of the leading specialty coffee roasters across Ireland and the UK.

Behind our success is a close-knit team of 30 staff in our Belfast roastery working in a diverse range of roles, from the roasters, green coffee buyers and production teams through to the engineers, barista trainers and sales & marketing team.

Our recognition in the industry is driven by how we do things and the care and attention we take in what we do.

We source our coffee from our valued farming partners across the world, roast it in Belfast and supply it to leading independent specialty coffee shops and premium hotels across the UK, Ireland and Europe. At the heart of the business is a state of the art modern coffee roastery, equipment showroom and training academy.

We're Hiring - Head of Finance

Post: Head of Finance

Location: Belfast 

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 (depending on experience)

Hours: 40 per week with flexibility to meet the needs of the business.

Reporting to: The Director

Closing Date: 20th September 2019

Bailies Coffee Roasters is a close knit team of dedicated people, passionate about creating world class coffee experiences, providing great customer experience. Bailies Coffee Roasters is growing and we need an ambitious, pro-active Head of Finance to join the team and fundamentally head up a Finance function in a very exciting organisation.

Job purpose

Reporting to the Director the postholder will be responsible for the financial management of a diverse portfolio using accounting software, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting and budget and forecast preparation. We are looking for an ACCA/ACA/CIMA qualified individual with 2+ years industry experience. Ideally in a mature start up environment. You will be a strong team player, influencer and have strong ambitions and values.

Head of Finance Position Overview

Preparation of VAT Returns for the firm
Preparation of cash flow forecasts and managing business cash flow
Ensure legislation for filing accounts and tax returns are met
Responsible for maintaining the accounts database
Monthly management accounts preparation and ad hoc reporting
Budgeting, forecasting and monitoring of each department.
Monitor efficiency of business and suggest internal improvements.

The Head of Finance role will require you to illustrate experience in the following areas.

  • Month end balance sheet reconciliations for key control accounts (Payroll, AP, AR, Bank)
  • Develop and run robust and efficient Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable functions
  • Administrator and Authority of a General Ledger System
  • Enforce consistent payment and receipt terms across the business
  • Liaise with other departments to manage contractual cashflows
  • Cashflow Management and forecasting
  • Technical accounting advice
  • Line management/ coaching and development of up to 4 administrative staff

If this role is of interest email your cv with a cover letter to: Jobs@bailiescoffee.com demonstrating how you meet the requirements of the post as outlined above.


Closing Date: Friday 25th October 2019 @ 5pm