Rutherford Cross retained by Alba to appoint Financial Controller

Alba was designed with the business customer in mind. Alba is a new Scottish based business bank on a mission to help fuel economic growth through direct lending to SMEs in Scotland and the wider UK regions. The bank is led by an experienced team who have an intimate knowledge of the banking sector and share a passion to transform SME customer banking, combining a relationship-driven banking model with state-of-the-art technology platforms. Alba’s initial investors are successful business people who recognised the need for a new bank to help business owners in the UK. Alba is a new bank with a clear vision and purpose – to support small and medium-sized businesses as they develop their aspirations, grow, and realise their potential. Alba will help SMEs grow by applying specialist expertise and insight while forming strong and lasting relationships with their future customers.

Having now received their UK Banking License, Alba is on an exciting journey, and they are keen to continue to bolster their team. The newly created role of Financial Controller will be a key hire for them and will be a pivotal role in working closely with the Chief Financial Officer, helping to build the Finance Function. The role will ensure that Alba establishes a strong financial control framework, complies with all financial reporting requirements, and acts as the Subject Matter Expert on technical accounting requirements. Alba offices are currently based in East Kilbride however they plan to move to central Glasgow offices later this year. The business is keen to appoint an ambitious and highly driven candidate for the role of Financial Controller.

The role will report directly to the CFO with a lot of interaction with the Senior Leadership team. This is a rare opportunity to join a business in its evolution where you can help build the infrastructure and contribute to making a real difference. The Financial Controller will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the organisation’s key financial systems, internal management information and external statutory reporting.

For full details please see the link for the full position profile and job description or  reach out to their retained advisor, Hazel Wynn, at [email protected] for a confidential discussion and further information regarding this opportunity.

Alba – Financial Controller – Position Profile