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Finance Director - Scotland


Date Posted: Monday 04 July 2022

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A hugely exciting, fast growing group of companies in Glasgow is looking for an experienced Finance Director to be an integral member of the Senior Management Team and report to the Chief Executive..

We are looking for someone from an online retail / ecommerce background as you will understand the business model and finance operations of the various businesses.

The position requires a confident individual with a keen eye for detail, with strong analytical skills and the ability to liaise with stakeholders across multiple levels of the business. The Finance Director will have the confidence to work directly with the CEO and other senior management team members where required.

It is preferable that the individual will have worked in high growth, innovative environments where they will have been tasked with working closely with the operations teams across the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance and challenge to the Retail Online Division senior management teams
  • Carry out analysis for new investment opportunities
  • Drive the successful implementation of new business opportunities into the Online Division
  • Take ownership for monthly and annual reporting and audit cycles in a timely manner, ensuring that the balance sheets across all companies are accurately managed and a proper level of review / due diligence over accounting practices
  • Cash-flow management with clear forecasting
  • Prepare consolidated financial reports for the Board and senior management team
  • Consolidate management information including sales reporting, cost and profitability
  • Improving business efficiency, profitability and bottom-line performance through active participation in commercial and strategic decision making
  • Building budgets and financial plans with key stakeholders
  • Improving systems, controls and processes across the business
  • Manage compliance with all HMRC rules across corporate tax, VAT and Payroll
  • Partner with the key leadership team members across all divisions ensuring best practice and strong leadership across all financial metrics
  • Company secretarial responsibilities
  • Ensure that all relevant regulatory and statutory requirements are fulfilled
  • Manage external relationships with bankers, auditors, other professionals, customers and key suppliers

A summary of the key candidate requirements are as follows:


  • A background in organisations or environments with a high degree of complexity and pace
  • Previous responsibilities at director level or senior financial controller
  • A proven relationship builder with the ability to increase co-operation across departments and sites
  • Strong commercial acumen with proven experience of adding value to the bottom line
  • Ideally, experience within Food and Beverage or consumer goods environments


  • Degree qualified with a strong academic track record
  • Professionally qualified accountant (CA, ACCA, ACMA).
  • Knowledgeable on current accounting standards and any proposed changes that are applicable to the business
  • Other qualifications (e.g., MBA) are advantageous

This is a phenomenal opportunity to join a very entrepreneurial business. It will suit someone that can adapt to a fast changing an evolving business.

Apply now for an immediate interview.