Finance Controller

Employer
Vertex Resourcing
Location
Flexible Working From Home with Head Office In Hammersmith
Salary
£55,000 - £70,000 DOE
Closing date
25 Apr 2021

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Business Sector
Food & Drink
Function
Finance
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Job Details

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Vertex Resourcing Ltd have been assigned to find the very best Finance Controller the industry has to offer.

Company Overview

At White Rabbit we make delicious Italian food that everyone can enjoy. From our award-winning Pizza range to the very exciting NPD on the horizon. We have seen huge success (we grew 50%+ in 2020!) and we’ve got plans to make 2021 our biggest year yet.

We’re looking for a an ambitious, commercially minded finance controller to take ownership of the finance function of a fast-growing, fully integrated food brand.  

Reporting to the Co-Founder your key responsibilities include:

  • Accurate analysis of key financial data
  • Strong excel skills, with proven financial modelling preferred.
  • Transition the business from external to internal finance function so that it is as efficient as possible, whilst allowing you to add maximum value
  • Responsible for ensuring overhead budgets are matched or beaten
  • Evaluate data effectively and able to communicate articulately to non-financial stakeholders at all levels of the business
  • Responsible for highlighting opportunities for maximising profit through initiatives, mix management, value engineering and range optimisation.
  • Influence and challenge the business through engaging and communicating effectively with internal stakeholders
  • Support the commercial team in pricing, funding and contract conversations
  • Ensure all financial models accurately reflect how costs are incurred within the business. Lead the team in continually refining calculations and assumptions to ensure decisions are made based on accurate information and savings are made where possible
  • Pro-actively provide recommendations that drive sales and/or profit maximisation
  • Lead all financial reporting for the business internally, to the board and the wider shareholder base
  • Work with departmental heads to identify and explain monthly variances

About you:

  • Previous Commercial Finance experience from a Food Manufacturing / FMCG background.
  • Comfortable using your logic to make informed decisions.
  • Confident to influence and challenge assumptions.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to present financial data clearly.
  • Some experience leading HR & legal functions within the business
  • ACCA or CIMA
  • Desire to grow into Group FC, Finance Director role.

Benefits:

  • Market competitive base salary
  • Flexible working arrangement – WFH vs Office (Hammersmith HQ)
  • Open to 4 day working week
  • Work with a seriously bright and dynamic team

Company

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Since its creation in 2006, Vertex Resourcing has become the go-to partner both for organisations in the Consumer Goods industry and individuals looking to further their career in this exciting space.

Recruiting a broad range of roles across Sales, Marketing, Category Management, Insight, MS&P, Finance, HR, NPD, Buying, Supply Chain and Digital, we’re renowned for our close relationships and high quality / low volume approach.

We typically represent individuals and handle recruitment assignments across a broad salary range from £40,000 through to £150,000 but we’re always happy to talk to those with needs outside of this.

We’re well known for our straight talking, frank and uncomplicated approach – we don’t do templates / “one size fits all” but provide an individual service to maximise exposure individuals and businesses alike.

We’re proud to work for some of the biggest names in Consumer Goods but equally to have helped many organisations at the start of their journey from innovator led start ups through to SMEs and VC buyouts.

Our high standards of professional conduct are reinforced and recognised by our status as a full member.REC Logo

Interested in being a part of Vertex?.. We pride ourselves on what we give back to those who make us a success and recently placed in the Top 5 of "Hunted's Best UK Reward Structures"

If you'd like to talk further or find out more please get in touch! 

Find Us
Telephone
+442086144180
Location
Parc House
25-37 Cowleaze Road
Kingston Upon Thames
KT2 6DZ
United Kingdom
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