Rutherford Cross retained by Social Bite to appoint a Financial Controller, based in Edinburgh.

Social Bite is a leading Scottish charity aimed at providing support to the homeless across the UK.

They began their journey in 2012 starting out as a small café based in Edinburgh. Since then, they have grown to be one of the leading UK charities. Becoming a major employer of people experiencing homelessness and extreme barriers to employment, as well as the largest provider of free freshly made food in the UK to those in need.

Since 2016 they have organised the well-known ‘Sleep in the Park’ fundraising events. These events have seen over 18,000 people sleep outside to aid the homeless and have raised over £8 million which has been invested in a range of flagship projects to try and bring an end to homelessness.

Social Bite is now growing the support team around them as they continue to expand. They are looking for candidates who are passionate about making a difference and that offer new ideas to the way the finance structure is being run.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Group Finance Director with regular interaction with the finance team and various other stakeholders within the business. This role provides the opportunity to get involved in a fantastic business that is centred around giving back to the community.

The position is best suited to someone who is passionate about supporting a charitable business and someone who can bring new ideas to the table. This role will involve providing timely monthly management accounts, overseeing the fortnightly and monthly payroll process, providing regular cash flow forecasts, supporting the Group Finance Director in preparing long-term forecasts and reviewing and supporting in the preparation of quarterly VAT returns and reviewing.

This is an excellent opportunity for a driven and entrepreneurial financial controller to play a key role in the continued growth within a market leading business.

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