Business and Finance Manager

United Kingdom
40000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual
16 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Business and Finance Manager

Regal Rogue is a new world vermouth, made with 100% Australian wine and native Australian aromatics. They want to be the world`s quaffing wine aperitif, and they`re growing fast. That`s where you come into it???

Position: Business and Finance Manager
Location: Brighton, East Sussex
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: Monday to Friday
Salary: GBP40k with a 10% bonus opportunity per annum

They`re setting up their global brand head office in Brighton and they need you to be the glue - establishing and running systems and processes to keep them all joined up while they expand from their great start in Australia and the UK, on to the US and beyond. They need simple but great systems for forecasting, tracking and reporting their progress, controlling the cash, managing their distributors and suppliers, and supporting their sales and marketing activities.

Who are you and where are you coming from?

- You`ve worked in more than one business, and have experience of setting up systems and processes for finance, forecasting, reporting, compliance and administration.
- You have a business-related degree or finance qualification and have a sound understanding of business accounting including the structure of a chart of accounts.
- You have used the Xero accounting platform for book keeping, creating and running reports, reconciling records with bank accounts, and identifying and investigating variances against budget.
- You want to work in a small, fast growing, interesting business and you are happy to roll up your sleeves to input data, create invoices, make payments, run payroll and process expenses claims.
- You understand that cash is king and you take ownership for negotiating payment terms with suppliers, credit control, and cash flow forecasting.
- Your experience includes making VAT returns and RTI payroll submissions to HMRC.
- You can work well with contractors, colleagues and key suppliers, to get best value services for the business.
- You are constantly looking for smarter ways to work, and are prepared to innovate.
- You don`t mind working alone in the office, or being surrounded by noise.

What we want you to do

- Use the Xero platform to raise and pay invoices, post transactions and reconcile bank records.
- Identify and investigate anomalies, overspends and variances against budgets, liaising with colleagues, suppliers and customers as required.
- Liaise with payroll provider / run payroll monthly.
- Process team expenses claims ensuring they are within authorised limits.
- Provide financial information in agreed formats to their external advisor for month end, investor and year end reporting.
- Set up a process, liaise with the sales team and distributors and produce monthly sales volume forecasts for each RR variant in each market.
- Submit quarterly VAT returns to HMRC.
- Ensure their Hong Kong and Australia entities are meeting statutory reporting requirements.
- Manage the company bank account.
- Proactively pursue payments to keep debtor days within agreed limits.
- Provide information as required to support cash flow forecasting.
- Agree credit terms, place orders and manage relationships with key dry goods suppliers, taking responsibility for ensuring that stock levels are sufficient to meet production schedules.
- Manage stock deliveries from production site to country bonded warehouses.
- Create and maintain an admin process for moving stock from bonded warehouses to distributors.

You may have experience of the following: Business and Finance Manager, Office Management, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, Business Administration Manager, Xero, Finance Manager, AAT, Office Manager, Forecasting, Compliance, Business Manager etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications