Belu

FINANCE DIRECTOR

We’re on the hunt for talented, values-led and ambitious - about putting people and the environment first - people to join our team. If you love the hospitality industry, food and beverage businesses, sustainable and regenerative living then you’ll love the day-to-day buzz of work at Belu.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading all things finance, forecasting, planning and audit. We are looking for an experienced Director of Finance (Finance Director) to oversee all financial aspects of the business and drive the company’s financial strategy and planning. You will be responsible for assessing the financial performance of the company as well as possible risks and investments. We are insourcing our finance function after 5 years; you will own this process and recruit a small team in January 2023.

Success will be measured by Belu meeting its financial goals, delivering profit for our purpose and sustainable growth and investments.

To do this you will:

  • Be the leader of a collaborative, open and forward-thinking finance team
  • Drive awareness of the company’s financial position (cashflow, stock, P&L, margins, debtors and creditors) and work with teams to prevent issues
  • Own our Purpose P&L inputs and the narrative for the team and external stakeholders.
  • Own all risk, audit and internal control operations
  • Prepare accessible timely and detailed reports on financial performance
  • Ensure financial compliance and internal understanding of any frameworks - managing governance and policies
  • Steward finances in line with the business plan, P&L and cashflow
  • Deliver performance insights to identify areas for operating model efficiencies
  • Set up and oversee the company’s finance IT system – we currently use Xero
  • New market, channel and product analysis and due diligence on investment opportunities

Behaviours:

  • Commercial acumen with the ability to act as a strategic advisor to everyone including the board
  • Analytical with attention to detail
  • Collaborative and able to make finance accessible to all
  • Calm and clear communicator with a bias for action and the ability to recognise when there is a problem, there is always a solution
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and confident in making decisions at pace
  • Tech savvy, using it to deliver efficiencies and insights
  • In love with numbers and data and able to use them to tell a story about our business to the team and partners – we love our annual impact reports!

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