You will be joining them at an exciting period which will give you the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects including the future launch of their own whisky brand.
This is a key hire will be a technically strong individual who can really make an impact across the business and be a key support to the Directors as they continue to scale up at pace. Given you will be establishing the team from the ground up, you will be responsible for recruiting and managing a team, but also bring a hands-on approach that will be needed within a fast growth start up environment.
You will ideally bring with you experience and knowledge of the whisky sector and be responsible for providing key management information and analysis across all the teams including sales, marketing, and purchasing. You will provide key management information to internal stakeholders including financial planning, reporting, detailed variance analysis and guidance to maximise all current and future commercial opportunities. Other responsibilities within the role include financial modelling, month-end reporting, regular financial analysis, forecasting and budgeting, and assessing risks.
We are looking for a fully qualified finance professional who holds a professional Accounting qualification including CIMA, ACCA, ICAS or equivalent. You will have a strong background of working within an FMCG or branded product environment within a similar Finance Management role and ideally that will include Whisky or spirits. You must be a strong communicator who can build effective working relationships across the senior team and not be phased by a role that will require you to be hands on individual who can manage all aspects of a finance function. Experience of financial modelling is essential and an excellent working knowledge of accounting software systems and Microsoft Excel with Xero experience advantageous. This role will be based remotely with monthly travel to London required.
This is a unique opportunity to take on a role with huge potential for future growth in both the business and your own role as you evolve the team to meet the needs of a fast growth business.