Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: BBBH242_1504801374
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 07, 2017 17:22

Job Description

An unique opportunity has arisen with a immensely successful startup Spirits Brand, looking to hire a Financial Controller .This company which established a foothold for itself in the famously competitive alcoholic drinks industry through their own inspired blends of flavored Gin's and Rum's, has achieved immense success over the past 5 years, having achived over 11 industry awards for taste and multiple featuring's on Channel 4's popular Sunday Brunch TV show. Spurred on by such large-scale recognition, the company has experienced unprecedented growth and most recently has been acknowledged in the Guardian as one of the most exciting startups in the retail industry to emerge over the past 10 years. This immensely passionate company is a fantastic place to work for the commercially focused individual looking to have a pro-active and hands on role in an exciting and growing company.

Key Responsibilities …

  • Take the lead on key financial decision making
  • Production of three year business plans , liaising with your team in finance to produce key financial targets and business strategy
  • Consolidation of company Management accounts
  • Lead the Buisiness review process identifying areas where the company can be improved and how finance can be better run and made more efficient
  • Complete control of company Budgeting procedure , budgeting for exciting new products released by the company
  • Profitability analysis - how can you help the business achieve greater profitability
  • Forecasting for major company projects
  • Board pack production
  • Oversee a team of 4 developing accountants
  • Key analysis of company KPI 's identifying successes and presenting findings to company board
  • Ad hoc analysis and implementation of key new strategic company- wide initiatives

What they are looking for …

  • ACA/ ACCA / CIMA qualification
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Hardworking and ability to report and liaise effectively to company board and no.1 in Finance
  • Ability to report in a timely manor
  • Proven Leadership ability
  • Keen to work in a sociable and outgoing environment