FINANCE MANAGER (£45-60k + equity, bonus and benefits, London)

We're working with a creative confectionery brand that makes super innovative products! They're looking for a Finance Manager who is qualified or QBE to join their team and handle the day-to-day finance function whilst building it out as the growth of the business continues.

This is a great opportunity to join a brand going global and have ownership for their financial management of the business. Experience from the FMCG industry is a must!

The role:

  • Management and control of the entire finance function
  • Create and streamline processes for finance and the business as a whole
  • Budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis to help control and provide valuable information for the business
  • Month-end reporting and preparation of monthly financial statements
  • Cash flow control – super important in a scaling startup environment!
  • Group reporting to include preparation of financial statements, audits and intercompany recharges
  • Management and mentorship of an assistant handling the day-to-day bookkeeping
  • Work with external accountants to manage R&D claims alongside
  • Overall responsibility for purchase/sales ledger, payments, VAT returns
  • Management of payroll alongside external providers
  • Supporting the Founders and MD across investor relations
  • Ad hoc finance/commercial projects – alongside other Heads of Department, the MD, etc

The person:

  • Qualified (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) or qualified by experience
  • 4 years+ experience
  • Experience working in industry – food/drink/FMCG ideally
  • High energy with the passion and determination to get really stuck in with a growing FMCG business!
  • A strong team player with an entrepreneurial mind-set
  • Confident to take ownership of the finance function in a fast-growing business
  • Able to work with minimal supervision – a safe pair of hands!
  • Fantastic communication skills and the ability to deliver financial findings/reporting to non-finance members of staff
  • Experience using Xero

*Please note that while we will try to respond to all applications, sometimes the sheer volume of responses means we can only focus on successful applicants. You should hear from us within 2-5 days if you have been successful. 

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    Kate Davies

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