Operations & Finance Manager

25th September 2020

Kafoodle is looking for an operations and finance manager to join their team to support the business through the next phase of significant growth. The role will report into the COO and CEO and is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious management accountant with operations experience looking for a new challenge in a tech scale-up environment. You are a team player, comfortable working under your own steam and used to working in a fast-paced, innovative environment. You will be a self-starter, pragmatic with excellent communication, as well as a strong sense of ‘what good looks like’ in operations and finance.


Job Details

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

Operations:

  • Adopt a continuous improvement approach to drive efficiency and business performance 
  • Identify and solve key business problems and lead cross-functional projects that are essential for scaling
  • Create, document, and lead the implementation of new processes, procedures and systems to enhance the business operations systems, organisational procedures, information flow, planning and business processes
  • Work with the exec/leadership team to define and measure annual and quarterly objectives, in alignment with our longer-term strategy
  • Reporting on both delivery of projects and overall performance against company KPIs
  • HR management, including writing and updating policies and procedures, contracts, organisation design, co-ordinating recruitment

 

Finance:

  • Produce and interpret accurate and timely monthly management account packs, including P&L, balance sheet, cash flow, and additional KPIs where required or relevant
  • Present financial reports and interpretation to the executive team as required
  • Produce accurate and timely cash forecasts
  • Manage the planning, budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Provide the exec team with month-end analysis and commentary on performance and KPIs
  • Review all reporting to ensure the team get timely and relevant information 
  • Review and improve financial processes to ensure they are fit for purpose and scalable
  • Review and improve financial control processes across AP and AR to allow for growth (NB AP and AR are currently provided by an external accountancy firm)

 

Requirements:

  • Attention to detail; analytical, problem-solving
  • Qualified accountant – preferably CIMA
  • Experience of using Xero and other cloud accounting and reporting applications
  • >5 years’ experience across a range of business operations and finance
  • Excellent and persuasive written and oral communication
  • Track record of delivering high-quality management information and analysis
  • Ability to identify performance improvement opportunities, communicate effectively to the leadership team and implement 
  • Able to work collaboratively across all functions and with external stakeholders and third-party service providers 
  • A strategic mindset coupled with a hands-on approach

 

Desirable:

  • Experience in a fast-paced start-up / scale-up environment through investment raises
  • Experience of SaaS businesses and accounting practices
  • Project management qualification
  • Experience in the foodservice industry

 

Location: Southwark, London / remote

Salary range: c£40,000

 

Please send your CV and covering letter using the form below and please state clearly the position you are applying for. Closing Date 30th October 2020.

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Awards

<p>Future Food Awards - Food Tech Innovation<br />
Finalist | 2019</p>

Future Food Awards - Food Tech Innovation
Finalist | 2019

<p>Healthcare Estates - Product Innovation<br />
Winner | 2018</p>

Healthcare Estates - Product Innovation
Winner | 2018

<p>The Foodservice Cateys - Supplier Excellence Award<br />
Finalist | 2018</p>

The Foodservice Cateys - Supplier Excellence Award
Finalist | 2018

<p>UK Cloud Awards - Best Public Sector Project<br />
Winner | 2018</p>

UK Cloud Awards - Best Public Sector Project
Winner | 2018

<p>Extreme Tech Challenge - Healthcare IT<br />
Winner | 2018</p>

Extreme Tech Challenge - Healthcare IT
Winner | 2018

<p>CIS Excellence Business Innovation Award<br />
Winner | 2017 </p>

CIS Excellence Business Innovation Award
Winner | 2017

<p>Product Excellence Award<br />
Winner | 2016</p>

Product Excellence Award
Winner | 2016

<p>Food Allergy Awareness<br />
Winner | 2015</p>

Food Allergy Awareness
Winner | 2015

<p>Great British Entrepreneur Awards Silver<br />
Winner | 2015</p>

Great British Entrepreneur Awards Silver
Winner | 2015