Finance Manager - FMCG / Drinks
An exciting and fast-growing consumer business are recruiting a Finance Manager. The role is based in London and reporting to the General Manager and Founders of the business. You will have a small team and take responsibility for all day-to-day management of the finance and accounting activities. You will play a critical part in the shaping of the finance function and its systems, and in integrating a robust financial culture within the company.
This will be a broad role requiring a hands-on individual, comfortable handling the transactional accounting as well at the preparation of monthly reports and provision of commercial financial advice to the GM and to the founders.
You will manage month end process and ensure accuracy of numbers - P&L / Balance Sheet; ownership for all journal postings, including review of AP assistant work; be responsible for production of monthly management accounts and board packs. You will business partner to ensure accurate cost control, perform analysis of actual results vs budget, and perform other financial ad-hoc analysis as required. Responsibility for the design and implementing new budgeting & forecasting process. Identify opportunities for improvements in processes and you will be given the opportunity to implement system improvements e.g. PO and expenses systems.
The successful candidate will be a fully qualified accountant and demonstrate the right skills, experience and attitude to work in a fast-paced start-up consumer goods business. Naturally, you will possess strong systems and excel skills, with excellent attention to detail and outstanding communication skills.