Location
Glasgow
Department
Finance

About Us

 

COMPANY SHARES  | BONUS SCHEME | PENSION ENHANCEMENTS UP TO 10% | 4-WEEK SABBATICAL EVERY 5 YEARS | STAFF DISCOUNT | EXTRA HOLIDAY DAY EACH YEAR | ADDITIONAL PAY FOR EACH BEER EXAM PASSED

We love great craft beer. We want everyone to be as passionate about it as we are – and our central team are vital in this mission. Every single person in our team can shape our future for the better, whether that’s for our people, planet or our incredible beer. Because we expect great things from you, we give great things back. And not only that - we are a Best Places to Work employer 2023

HOP STOCK | We believe in sharing our success with our crew and have a unique Hop Stock benefit for our salaried team. That means you share in our success, and if we grow strongly, we win together.

BONUS SCHEME | Via BrewDog bonus scheme, our amazing crew members get rewarded when we succeed as a business. We wouldn’t be able to do it without you so it’s only right we share the success together
 

PENSION ENHANCEMENT | We increase our contributions to your pension up to 10% of your salary so together we can properly invest in your future. And, since the statutory amount all businesses pay is 3%, our decision to pay above that shows we’re taking your future seriously.

4-WEEK SABBATICAL| After every 5 years here you will receive an additional 4 weeks off to spend doing whatever you want.

STAFF DISCOUNT | 25% off in bars, 30% off online and 50% off BrewDog Merch to fill up your fridge and your wardrobe* (*don’t put your hoody in the fridge though)

ADDITIONAL HOLIDAY DAYS | For every full year completed up to your 5th year with us we add on one additional day’s leave above and beyond your initial entitlement. You therefore get an extra full week off at 5 years every single year onward to rest up.

BEER TRAINING | We love beer and we want you to love beer too, so we’ll support you through the internationally-recognised Cicerone qualifications, so you can love it almost as much as we do. We’ll also pay you more for each level you pass.

AND A LOT MORE | Okay, deep breath… enhanced sick pay, healthcare, life assurance, high street retail discounts, employee assistance programmes, enhanced family friendly policies around maternity and paternity leave, pawternity leave, DE+I and crew forum groups and an allowance to quality check some beers each month!

We’re also the world’s first carbon negative beer business. We’re focused on making sure that we, and future generations, have a planet to brew great beer on. Our industry leading techniques help us create and deliver unique beer whilst doing our bit (and others’) for the environment.

About The Role

In this role, you will play apivotal part in shaping our financial strategy and driving our businessforward.

·       Lead Strategic Financial Planning: Lead the planning processes for annual budgets, quarterlyforecasts, and strategic plans. You'll be the architect of our financialtemplates, data, and reports, ensuring we are always prepared for what's next.

·       Drive Accurate Financial Forecasting: Collaborate with the Sales and Marketing teams tochallenge and refine their inputs, ensuring our forecasts are always preciseand realistic. Your insights will be crucial in guiding our business decisions.

·       In-Depth Variance Analysis:Conduct detailed variance analyses to uncover the impact of changes in volume,price, and cost on the P&L. Your expertise will help us understand andnavigate financial fluctuations compared to forecasts, budgets, and previousyears.

·       Present Financial Insights: Be the voice of our financial health by presentingfinancial plans and results at team meetings. Your ability to communicatecomplex financial information will be key to our success.

·       Support Strategic Initiatives: Play a crucial role in customer negotiations, new productproposals, and the analysis of promotional plans. Your analytical skills willsupport ongoing customer data requirements and help us seize new opportunities.

·       Commercial Analysis and ROI: Conduct comprehensive commercial analysis of initiatives,providing invaluable support to the Off Trade team regarding pricing,promotions, and return on investment (ROI) analysis. Your insights will ensureour initiatives are profitable and effective.

·       Ensure Financial Accuracy:Guarantee the reliability of the P&L for your area of responsibility, fromrevenue and sales volume to brand contribution. Your meticulous attention todetail will safeguard our financial integrity.

·       Leverage Advanced Tools:Utilisingexisting tools to leverage reporting (Adaptive, PowerBI, etc).

·       Ad Hoc Analysis and Support: Be the go-to expert for ad hoc data and analysis requestsfrom the Commercial Finance Lead, Sales, and Marketing teams. Your ability toprovide timely and accurate information will be essential in driving ourbusiness forward.

 

Cross functional team

·       Work closely with theUK Commercial Lead, National Account Managers, and wider finance teams for theOff Trade market.

·       Supporting thewider Off trade team regarding decision making and initiatives. This includesboth Grocery and Impulse channels.

·       Drive a collaborativeworking culture across both the finance and non-finance functions, workingclosely to ensure fulfilment of business requirements whilst encouragingopenness and approachability.

·       Work together withthe other departments to ensure the smooth running of the total operation.

 Make decisions based on what is best for thebusiness and not just your department.
 
 
 

About You

Experience
 
·       Existing Commercial Business Partnering for FMCG business.

·       Qualified accountant (e.g. CA, CIMA, ACCA, ACMA)

·       Experience gained in an organization or environment with ahigh degree of complexity and pace.

·       A background in businesses going through rapid growth is desirable.

·       Commercial awareness.

·       Credible, with the ability to influence decision making.

·       Self-starting and able to build strong relationships acrossthe business.

·       Inquisitive nature and driven to challenge and improvecurrent practices.

·       Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written

·       Excellent Excel capabilities with experience of manipulatinglarge volumes of data.

·       Ability to prioritise and adapt to workload.

 
 
THE BREWDOG CHARTER
WE BLEED CRAFT BEER | This is our true North.
WE ARE UNCOMPROMISING | If we don't love it, we don't do it. Ever.
WE COUNT TIME IN DOG YEARS | We are ambitious. We are relentless. We take risks.
WE CHALLENGE EVERYTHING | We forge our own path.
WITHOUT US WE ARE NOTHING | We are BrewDog.

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