Head of Finance | VC-Backed Food & Beverage Scale-Up | London


Head of Finance | VC-Backed Food & Beverage Scale-Up | London

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    Head of Finance | VC-Backed Food & Beverage Scale-Up | London

    The Company

    Harmonic are delighted to be working with a scaling Food & Beverage business on the hire of their first Head of Finance. This is an excellent opportunity to join the Leadership Team and drive the strategy for both UK and international growth.

    The business has grown incredibly quickly over the last few years and has recently taken on investment from a large VC fund. In a short period of time, they have built the brand reputation and have over 30 stores internationally with another few on the horizon. This role reports directly into the Managing Director and is based predominantly in London.

    This role will suit someone who is driven and will thrive in a fast-paced environment. They are expecting that this role will progress into the Finance Director role in the mid-term. The company culture is incredibly collaborative and fun. They are super passionate about what they do and they are keen to find someone who wants to be part of that journey!

    The Role

    The business has aggressive growth plans so an ability to be adaptable, operationally- minded and a passion for building, coaching and scaling finance teams is essential. They are looking for someone who is commercially astute that understands the KPI and reporting metrics that are required in a high performing F&B business.

    * 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 account
    * Lead the production of Investor reporting
    * Build Financial Reporting tools to report on stock and inventory
    * Work closely with the senior management team and key stakeholders
    * 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
    * Take responsibility for producing Statutory Accounts (IFRS and UK GAAP)

    Required Experience

    * Commercially astute
    * Ability to engage with senior stakeholders
    * Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious
    * ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified

    Offered Package

    * Up to £85,000

    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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