Rutherford Cross retained by Highland Spring to appoint a Senior Commercial Finance Analyst

Highland Spring Limited was formed by the same family that owns it today in 1979, with their main site situated in Blackford, Perthshire. In the late 1970s, the market for bottled water was less than 30 million litres a year. It is a testimony to the vision that the family had, that one day bottled water and in particular Highland Spring, would be a major player in the UK soft drinks industry.

With current turnover of £105m+, the business are looking to continue to grow within the region of £130m+. Now bottling over 400 million litres of water a year, the Highland Spring Group produces brands including Highland Spring, Hydr8, and a range of private label flavoured and unflavoured waters for some of the UK’s major supermarkets and food service retailers. The Group now consists of three bottling plants and employs over 400 staff across the UK.

A new vacancy has arisen within Highland Spring representing an excellent opportunity to join their team, based out of Perthshire with hybrid working arrangements. The successful applicant will be the Senior Commercial Finance Analyst within the finance team and work closely with the wider business including the Senior Leadership Team.

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to further your career within an exciting business that has made itself a well-established household name over many years, continuing to challenge the market. The successful candidate will report directly to the Financial Planning and Analysis Manager, with regular interaction to the wider finance team and senior stakeholders including the joint Managing Directors.

The position is best suited to a commercially minded accountant that is looking to get involved with a large-scale business and can bring new ideas to the table. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing financial support to various stakeholders across the business – primarily in the Sales, Marketing and Operations functions. As well as delivering accurate and insightful analysis.

This is a great opportunity for an analytical, driven, and commercially minded individual to play a key role in the continued growth of a market-leading business.

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