Finance Director - Fast Growth Luxury Chocolate Start-Up


Finance Director - Fast Growth Luxury Chocolate Start-Up

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    Finance Director | Fast Growth Luxury Chocolate Start-Up | London

    The Client

    We are pleased to be working with an innovative luxury chocolate start-up. The company offers a fast-paced environment full of young, driven and passionate people. They are disrupting their market and are growing rapidly (50% in the past year) with a current Turnover of circa £25m.

    The Finance Director is the first in house Senior finance hire and will be integral to the continued expansion. Much of this growth is International with the business in trading across 3 continents. This is an opportunity to have real impact on building out the finance function in terms of both process, quality and team.

    The office environment is a dynamic coworking space that has a real sense of community and lots of social events. They are a fun team that pride themselves on their great company culture.

    The Role

    The Finance Director will work closely with the CEO as the business continues to scale.

    The role:

    * Responsible for building out the finance function within the business
    * Responsibility for driving Forecasting and Planning
    * Implementation of a Budgeting cycle
    * Redesign Forecasting and MI production to provide more in-depth analysis of complex Sales Data
    * Oversee and manage the production of Monthly Management accounts
    * Lead the production of Board and Investor reporting
    * Build Financial Reporting tools to report on stock and inventory
    * Work with External Advisors providing support on complex International Tax and Transfer Pricing issues
    * Liaise with HMRC and ensure the business is compliant with International Sales Tax
    * In source the Finance function and take responsibility for producing Statutory Accounts (IFRS and UK GAAP)

    Required Experience:

    * Experience in a scale-up or start-up
    * Experience working with large volume of complex Data
    * FMCG experience, ideally food or beverages
    * Experience with International Operations
    * Excellent communicator
    * Ability to engage with Senior stakeholders
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious
    * Qualified Accountant

    Offered Package:

    * £75,000 - £100,000 + Bonus
    * Start Date ASAP (can wait for someone with 3 months' notice)

    Please get in touch at or give me a call on 0203 773 3530.

    Please feel free to circulate this with any friends or contacts that may be interested.

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