Kirkstall Brewery Retail - A successful and inclusive On Trade retail business with five great pubs located in Leeds and Bradford. We are passionate about creating great places to meet, drink and eat and have a strong reputation for our traditional pubs and excellent craft beers. Our head office is Kirkstall Brewery, Kirkstall Road, Leeds.

Job Purpose - The successful candidate will take responsibility for the finance function of Kirkstall Brewery Company Ltd.’s pub business which currently consists of five sites. The candidate will be expected to produce timely management information and work closely with the Senior Management Team to enable decision making.

This role would be ideally suited to a candidate who is CIMA, ACCA or ACA qualified and has previous experience in a Finance Manager role in an owner managed business or SME in the hospitality industry.

Job Description - Financial reporting duties: Extensive use of Sage, Touch Office till system and Excel software to ensure timely reporting on a monthly and annual basis. Regular tasks will include, but are not limited to:

· Processing of all sales, purchases and wages posting to Sage.

· Full ownership of balance sheet reconciliations and processing of transactions.

· Reviewing of daily site taking information and comparison to the till system. Investigation of any discrepancies with site management.

· Preparing of information for monthly stocktakes which are undertaken by an external stock taker. Assist with any questions during the stocktake process.

· Preparing of monthly management accounts in line with agreed deadlines and review against previous months and stocktake results.

· Working closely with site managers to ensure smooth running of the finance process

The successful candidate will report into the Senior Finance Manager, and will be expected to work closely with the Ops Manager, the individual Site Managers and Assistant Managers.

Work Experience and Skills - All the following skills are required for this role and the successful applicant will show evidence, or provide examples, of the following:

  • Good communication skills; including spoken and written English, an ability to communicate professionally and effectively with people at all levels within the company and with external parties
  • Confident working with computers; including Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as fast and accurate keyboard skills
  • Great people management and influencing skills.
  • A strong desire for accuracy and high levels of attention to detail, even when under pressure
  • An understanding of data protection requirements, confidentiality and dealing with sensitive information
  • Solutions focus with a willingness to take on complex and challenging tasks
  • An ability to ask when help is needed, follow instructions and take feedback positively
  • Have an understanding of and the flexibility to hit personal and team deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills. An ability to prioritise your own workload, query lists and maintain an efficient and tidy office environment.
  • Ambitious with an aspiration to build a career in accountancy
  • A motivation to develop a passion for the company, its mission and the team.
  • A team player with enthusiasm and a positive outlook.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing/production environment and/or hospitality industry is preferrable

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £32,000.00-£34,500.00 per year


  • Casual dress
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Leeds: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor's (preferred)


  • Management: 1 year (preferred)

Apply here (Indeed).