Financial Controller
Rutherford Cross
June 26, 2019
Bathgate, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland:, - Glasgow, - Edinburgh, England:
Industry and Commerce
Financial Leadership and Control


The Glen Turner Blending Company Ltd was established in 1981 by French group La Martiniquaise to oversee its Scotch Whisky operations. The company changed its name in 2001 to the Glen Turner Distillery Ltd which began a period of rapid expansion for the French company in Scotch. In 2010 the name changed again to Glen Turner Company Ltd.

On the back of the continued expansion and acquisition, Glen Turner continues to strengthen its leadership team by creating an operational finance leadership position based at the magnificent Starlaw site in Bathgate, just off of the M8.


The Opportunity

As part of the Senior Management team you will support and provide operational and financial advice to the business and play an important role in business growth. Given this is a newly created role, and the first finance lead on site, the role will evolve as the successful candidate identifies continual areas to improve performance.

This is a very varied and influential role where you will oversee all aspects of finance and will drive operational performance and positive change.

The appointed individual will take a hands-on approach and be equally comfortable with crafting operational strategy, building multi-functional relationships, coaching team members and getting things done themselves.

The Individual

This is an exciting new position offering the successful candidate a blank canvass to make the role their own. A proactive approach is particularly important to achieve optimal impact.

The successful candidate will be a highly analytical, proactive individual, showing the positive traits of an exceptional business partner. They will be a results focused with strong leadership qualities and the ability to influence whilst building strong long-term relationships with non-financial stakeholders. Given the role doesn’t sit within a heavily structured environment, the individual must demonstrate a natural understanding for what drives strong performance and results, showing dynamism and impressive problem solving abilities.

It is essential shortlisted candidates come from an operationally focused manufacturing background with a proven track record of driving positive change and process improvement. They will also have a strong appreciation of costing, stock and the implementation of world-class operational finance efficiencies.

What’s on offer and what to do next?

The position offers an attractive base salary and sought after working environment.
For a confidential discussion, see a full Position Profile or to register your interest in general, please contact the retained search partner at Rutherford Cross, Laura Montgomery, on [email protected]

Please note that any direct or third party applications will be sent to Rutherford Cross for review and assessment.

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