Finance Analyst

Scotland, Glasgow
£35000 - £37500 per annum + 7-11% bonus, 9% non-contributory pension
Oct 15, 2019
Nov 12, 2019
Jonathan Crichton
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Newly qualified

The Finance Analyst will assist the Production Controller with providing timely & accurate analysis & support to the business. This includes Monthly COGS & Capex analysis, periodic forecasting & budgeting support, overhead review & design, implementation & development of reporting, forecasting & management information tools.

Client Details

My client is known for the highest quality whisky & gin products, and are a deeply-committed team of individuals who believe passionately in producing the most elegant and thought-provoking spirit possible. Operating internationally, they offer long term career opportunities to their employees.


  • Assist in driving the COGS analysis, developing a deep understanding of the mechanics of the production cost processes and working to deliver COGs improvements.
  • Partner closely with Production director, Bottling Hall manager and Head Distiller, ensuring that cost components of the production costs are closely monitored, controlled and reported.
  • Responsibility for the monthly Production Reporting and analysis for HQ.
  • Support the periodic budget/forecast process, under the supervision of the Production Controller.
  • To liaise with the accounts team to ensure accuracy in the monthly close process and provide analysis of accruals, fixed assets, depreciation and COGs reporting.
  • Developing appropriate tools, analysis and processes to increase visibility and accuracy of reporting.
  • Be pro-active in engaging and explaining financial concepts to non-finance individuals.


  • Newly Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ ACCA/ ICAS)
  • Proficient in Microsoft excel
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with an ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Highly numerate with strong financial acumen and business partnering skills
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills with the ability to build effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders; Operations, Supply Chain, Brand, Design etc
  • Comfortable in a fast paced and dynamic working environment
  • Motivated with a focus on continuous improvement
  • Ability to challenge and influence colleagues and stakeholders
  • Ability to travel (circa 2 days a month to the distellery)

Job Offer

My client is willing to offer the following package to the successful Finance Analyst;

  • Salary circa £35,000 (potential scope for more DOE)
  • 7-11% bonus
  • 9% non contributory pension
  • 34 days all inclusive holidays
  • 4x life assurance