Group Financial Controller, Edinburgh










Rutherford Cross retained by The Scottish Salmon Company to recruit a Group Financial Controller

The Scottish Salmon Company are an independent and fully integrated salmon farming business wholly operating in Scotland. Headquartered in central Edinburgh, they breed, farm and process salmon in the Western Highlands and Islands and sell around 25,000 tonnes of premium Scottish salmon a year to over 25 countries around the world. The company employs over 500 staff in 60 Freshwater, Marine and Processing facilities and is passionately committed to the environmental, cultural and economic sustainability of rural Scotland.

The Scottish Salmon Company achieved record revenues in excess of £150m in 2017, nearly 50% better than the previous record of £110m in 2016, now exports over half of production to key markets across the globe from North America to the Far East. The business also achieved healthy profits with EBIT in the region on £30m. The company is incorporated in Jersey and listed on the Norwegian stock exchange.

The Scottish Salmon Company is seeking a Group Financial Controller to support the Chief Financial Officer and lead the Group Finance Team. As a senior member of the finance team, the Group Financial Controller is responsible for all external reporting for Scottish Salmon PLC (a Jersey Company, listed in Norway) and its subsidiaries (UK), including corporate governance and other reporting required under listing rules.

The Group Financial Controller position requires a professionally qualified accountant who possesses excellent technical accounting skills, people leadership experience and a firm understanding of the reporting and stakeholder management requirements in a listed company.

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