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Job title: Jobs – Head of Finance

Salary: Competitive Salary

The start-up: Traditional sweet treats with nutritional twists, for those who love to indulge in delicious and comforting food, but want to do so in a nourishing way. Free-from gluten, wheat, dairy, refined-sugar, artificial preservatives and additives.

Other goodies: A competitive salary

What you'll be doing:

We are on the lookout for a highly talented, detailed and commercially savvy qualified finance professional. You will report into the Founder of the business and be a sounding board for commercial and operational decisions going forward. This role will be split between day to day management of finance, advising on business planning and helping with the decision-making process to ensure that the business is financially successful. You will have ultimate responsibility for all month-end reporting, preparing and consolidation of monthly management accounts and managing external accounting and audit processes. You will be the bridge between Finance and the business, helping to implement processes that drive efficiencies, including cost management, margin analysis and cashflow / procurement. The Head of Finance will be the "right hand person" to the founder and will be responsible for helping to guide the business through an exciting period of growth.

What's to love: Only 4 years in and they've seen 220% YoY growth and are already listed in Tesco, Boots, Sainsburys, Whole Foods Market, WHSmith, Selfridges, Planet Organic and many, many more.

What they'll love:

  • Qualified Finance Professional ideally with a background in FMCG, retail or consumer sectors and a strong
understanding of challenges currently facing the food industry
  • Advanced Excel, highly numerate and a natural flair for systems, preferably with experience of accounting systems suitable for the SME FMCG industry
  • Great people person/manager – can manage up and down
  • Ability to work in and demonstrate a strong understanding of an ever-changing, entrepreneurial start up
  • Outstanding functional finance experience, with a track record of problem solving, developing and embedding processes
  • An exposure or knowledge of supply chain a real benefit
  • Strategic thinker with a strong drive for results, excellent attention to detail and the ability to meet tight timelines
  • Resilience to deal with the inevitable knock-backs that occur in a start-up environment
  • Self-aware, open to feedback and willing to try new things

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Posted on: September 24th, 2018

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