Our client is a micro-brewery based in London, they are looking for an experienced FD to assist with the business development and expansion plans.
We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Part-Time Financial Director (FD) to join our team at a well-established UK Brewery. As the FD, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the financial health and stability of the brewery, providing strategic financial guidance and managing all aspects of financial operations. This is a part-time position, offering flexibility and the opportunity to contribute to the success of a renowned brewery.
- Financial Strategy: Develop and implement effective financial strategies, ensuring alignment with the brewery's overall business goals and objectives.
- Financial Planning and Analysis: Prepare financial forecasts, budgets, and cash flow projections, providing accurate and timely financial analysis to support decision-making processes.
- Financial Reporting: Oversee the preparation of financial statements, including profit and loss statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, ensuring compliance with accounting principles and legal requirements.
- Financial Control: Establish and maintain robust financial control systems and procedures, safeguarding the brewery's assets and minimizing financial risks.
- Tax and Compliance: Ensure compliance with tax regulations, manage VAT returns, and liaise with external auditors to facilitate the completion of audits.
- Cost Management: Identify opportunities to optimize costs and enhance operational efficiency, analyzing financial data to make informed recommendations.
- Cash Management: Monitor cash flow, manage working capital, and oversee banking relationships to ensure the brewery's liquidity needs are met.
- Financial Partnerships: Collaborate with stakeholders, including brewery owners, executives, and department heads, providing financial advice and guidance to support their decision-making processes.
- Team Leadership: Manage a small finance team, providing leadership, guidance, and mentoring to ensure their professional growth and the achievement of departmental goals.
- Regulatory Compliance: Stay updated on financial and accounting regulations, ensuring adherence to relevant laws and guidelines.
- Professional Qualifications: Hold a recognized accounting qualification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or equivalent, with a strong background in finance and accounting.
- Experience: Possess extensive experience in financial management, preferably in the brewing or related industries.
- Strategic Thinker: Demonstrated ability to develop and implement financial strategies aligned with business objectives.
- Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret financial data and provide valuable insights and recommendations.
- Technical Proficiency: Proficient in financial modeling, forecasting, and using accounting software (e.g., SAP, QuickBooks, Xero).
- Communication and Collaboration: Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and senior stakeholders.
- Leadership Abilities: Proven experience in leading and managing a finance team, with the ability to inspire and motivate others.
- Integrity and Ethical Conduct: High level of integrity, professionalism, and ethical conduct in dealing with financial matters.
- Knowledge of UK Financial Regulations: Familiarity with UK financial regulations, accounting principles (UK GAAP or IFRS), and tax laws.
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FD Capital are a niche FD and CFO recruitment boutique based in Central London, we have strong experience in the Food and Beverages / Hospitality and Leisure Sector.
Please note that this job description provides a general overview of the role and is not exhaustive. Additional responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs of the brewery.
If you believe you have the skills, experience, and passion for finance and the brewing industry, we invite you to apply for this exciting part-time opportunity as a Financial Director at our UK Brewery.
FD Capital Recruitment are a leading recruitment service for the UK Hospitality sector, we focus on FD and CFO recruitment.