Finance Analyst, Loch Lomond Group
Rutherford Cross
April 6, 2023
Catrine, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Ayr
Industry and Commerce
Financial and Statutory Accounting


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be supporting The Loch Lomond Group to recruit a Finance Analyst with a focus on the Payroll and HR function. The Loch Lomond Group is an independent distiller and blender with an exceptional family of distinctive spirits and champagnes produced in iconic Scottish locations. Its heritage is amongst the oldest in the industry, with a history that goes back to at least 1772 with the founding of the Littlemill distillery.

Loch Lomond Whiskies led the fastest-growing top 25 single malt brands globally and have seen consistency in the rate of growth for many years previous. The newly created role of Finance Analyst is in direct response to this success. The role will include responsibilities of carrying out and coordinating required analysis of expenses and payroll processes, working with HMRC on PAYE related submissions and payments, and other regulatory bodies and playing a leading role in process improvement.

Key Responsibilities and Main Accountabilities

  • Carrying out and coordinating required analysis of expenses and payroll processes
  • Working with HMRC on PAYE related submissions and payments, and other regulatory bodies
  • Assisting with HR related matters such as: issuing contracts, assisting in disciplinary process, onboarding new starts
  • Playing a leading role in process improvement, sharing knowledge with users
  • Producing and maintaining monthly payroll checklist of all PAYE and regulatory deadlines
  • Responsibility for coordinating with the team to ensure deadlines are met
  • Ownership of all expense procedures
  • Inputting starters & leavers data and producing P45’s, P46’s
  • Calculating statutory maternity pay, sick pay and any salary sacrifices
  • Answering any queries from HMRC and Job Centre
  • Other duties as required including supporting the month end process, wages and salary processing, and supporting the implementation of new systems as appropriate

Thoughts on Preferred Candidate

The ideal candidate is someone who will enjoy a challenging role as part of an ambitious and talented team, relish the variety which comes with being part of a small but high performing finance team, and someone who will thrive in a proactive environment.

  • Experience working in a payroll, HR or as part of a finance team
  • Must have excellent IT skills and be competent in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Proven ability to work well as part of a team
  • Demonstratable time management skills
  • Growth mindset with strong communication skills
  • Ideally, the candidate will have prior Payroll experience or experience within HR
  • Experience of working in FMCG environment is desirable but not essential
  • The right person for the role will enjoy working in a very fast-paced office environment, relish the fact that no two days are ever the same and be able to pay great attention to detail

On offer is the chance to join a highly desirable sector in a role that is primed for progression. The role will be hybrid, with the office based in Catrine. On offer is a salary of up to £27,000 alongside study support in either finance or HR, in addition to other great benefits. If you are interested in this role or wish to have a confidential discussion, please contact [email protected].

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