Finance Analyst-Drinks Sector
Rutherford Cross
October 15, 2019
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Newly Qualified


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working with an exciting drinks business, based in Glasgow city centre, to recruit a Finance Analyst. This is an exceptional opportunity for a newly qualified accountant to join a growing business with a portfolio of successful brands.

Key duties include:

  • Providing timely and accurate analysis and support to key decision-making
  • Monthly cost of goods sold and Capex analysis, working closely with the Production Management team and Accounts department
  • Regular forecasting and budgeting support, ensuring bottom-up planning is completed with rigour and accuracy
  • Overhead review, tracking & analysis
  • Design, improvement, and development of reporting, forecasting and management information tools, ensuring consistency and accessibility
  • Ad Hoc support to the Controlling team with brand investment and pricing analysis
  • Partner closely with Production director, Bottling Hall manager and Head Distiller, ensuring that cost components of the production costs are closely monitored, controlled and reported
  • Responsibility for the monthly Production Reporting and analysis for HQ
  • Developing appropriate tools, analysis and processes to increase visibility and accuracy of reporting.
  • Be pro-active in engaging and explaining financial concepts to non-finance individuals

Candidate requirements:

  • Newly Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ ACCA/ ICAS)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with an ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Highly numerate with strong financial acumen and business partnering skills
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills with the ability to build effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders; Operations, Supply Chain, Brand, Design etc
  • Comfortable in a fast paced and dynamic working environment
  • Motivated with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Ability to challenge and influence colleagues and stakeholders
  • Ability to travel

On offer:

Salary: £35,000

Bonus: between 7-11% of salary

Pension: 9% non-contributory pension

Life assurance

34 days annual leave inclusive of stats

38 hours per week

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