CFO Hypergrowth Beverage Brand South West London

Harmonic Group Ltd
Farringdon, UK
17 Mar 2019
17 Mar 2019
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CFO | Hypergrowth Beverage Brand | South West London The Company Harmonic are delighted to be working exclusively with a leading beverage brand on the hire of their first CFO. This is an excellent opportunity to join the Leadership Team and have a seat on the board in one of the UK's fastest growing beverage brands. The business has raised significant investment and expects to grow at a rate of 100% over the next few years, with plans to later devise an exit strategy. They expect to reach a turnover of £11million this year as they are on the cusp of becoming a household name, having already delivered incredible growth and brand reputation within a short time frame. They are based in state-of-the-art offices in South West London and have a dynamic company culture. The Role Although you will be ably supported by a Financial Controller and another more junior finance colleague, this is a true 'hands-on' CFO role, where you will be expected to deal with strategy leadership and investor relations. While also dealing with ensuring best of class FP&A analysis, process improvements and stat accounting from you and the team. 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 Founders on negotiating with suppliers etc 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 Experience in a food or beverage scale up Commercially astute Ability to engage with senior stakeholders Enthusiastic, highly motivated and ambitious ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified Offered Package £100,000-110,000 plus equity