Finance Analyst – Corporate & Capital
Rutherford Cross
Published
May 24, 2024
Location
Mainly Alexandria – some travel to Catrine required, United Kingdom
Category
Default  
Job Type
Region
- Glasgow
Sector
Industry and Commerce
Specialism
Commercial Finance

Description

The Company

Loch Lomond Group is an independent premium drinks producer with a global reach in 120 countries worldwide and an enviable reputation for some of the most exciting and innovative brands in the premium drinks sector.

Our goal is to create and build amazing brands with quality and premium products at the heart of them and bring them to the world through exciting partnerships and through our global network of distributors.

 

Position Overview

Reports to: Finance Manager – Corporate & Capital

The position has been created to strengthen the company’s financial performance and controls around the operational elements of the business as it continues to grow. The post-holder will work as part of a small but highly performing finance team and will be working closely with the operation teams focused mainly on Capital & Group Overhead Cost Centres. This position will require an individual who is hungry to learn and take on additional responsibility.

The organisation represents an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual who wants to work in a high-growth, drinks business. In addition, the business will provide a firm career platform with good opportunities for personal and professional development, as well as the mandate to shape and define how the role evolves.

Study Support is available for the right candidate.

The main duties and responsibilities will involve:

  • Support the Finance Manager - Capital & Corporate in producing monthly financial reporting & management accounts for the group
  • Responsibility for monthly accounting processes on assigned cost centres or areas of expenditure including preparation of accruals, preparation of monthly management accounts, budgeting and supporting budget holders with forecasting
  • Produce daily control reconciliations and monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Support the Finance Manager - Capital & Corporate in providing accurate and value-adding financial analysis to enable informed decision-making on anything involving costs or efficiency
  • Work with the wider finance team in the development of systems, controls and processes, ensuring a robust environment as the business continues to grow
  • Develop technical awareness and expertise in all areas of finance (including stock, credit control, accounts payable, taxation and statutory accounting) to enable the support and delivery of financial reporting, including some training of non-finance teams and new joiners
  • Support the development and ongoing maintenance of the Group Finance Controls, ensuring documentation remains up to date and reflects the changing business needs and regulatory environment
  • Ad hoc project work as and when required

 

The Individual

The position incorporates a wide range of responsibilities requiring a confident individual with strong interpersonal skills and an operational accounting background. The individual will have experience of working in an operational environment and will have a self-starter to ensure the successful growth of this role. It is likely that the successful candidate will have previous Management Accountant/Business Partner experience. The role encompasses a broad range of duties and therefore requires an individual who is prepared to be flexible to the business’ needs.

The key candidate requirements for the position include:

  • Strong background in an accounting environment
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Must be hungry to learn and take on new tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage deadlines and prioritise effectively
  • Energy, drive, tenacity, professionalism and commitment
  • Strong IT skills, and excellent MS Excel skills are essential
  • Ability to work well in a team, but also capable of taking ownership of the delivery of specific tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

 

Salary:

  • £Competitive + Annual Bonus

Additional Benefits:

  • Up to 15% bonus
  • Pension with 5% EE & ER contribution
  • 25 days annual leave with the ability to buy/sell 5 days leave, plus 9 statutory holidays
  • There is scope for the right candidates to be given study support toward professional finance or HR/payroll qualification
  • Flex Friday – finish at 2 pm on a Friday (subject to a manager's approval)
  • Westfield Health Cashback plan – money back on a range of healthcare treatments plus online GP and doctor second opinion service
  • Access to discounts at several large retailers, restaurants and online hotel booking sites
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Confidential counselling line for mental health issues
  • Access to advice on legal issues via a confidential support line
  • Subsidised flu jabs

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