16 Oct 2017

Finance & Operations Manager

Since we’re growing tremendously, acquiring new skills, recruiting new drinkers and building on our great

16 Oct 2017

Since we’re growing tremendously, acquiring new skills, recruiting new drinkers and building on our great team at London based global office. This role will have responsibility for two companies – Italicus Ltd and Italspirits Ltd and report directly to the brand founder and company director


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Role Responsibilities

The key to succeeding in this role is having an effective relationship with the founder and being able to offer strategic advice in a variety of areas.


  • Ownership of Long term business planning
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Create and execute suite of reports for the business providing analysis and insight
  • Manage cash flow and be involved in making choices on all future investments
  • Point of contact with third party accountants for payroll, annual accounts and ad hoc projects
  • Manage banking relationships and currency exposure/opportunities


  • Manage major current cost savings projects for the business and continually look for further opportunities
  • Create and manage a demand forecasting process with the international distributor network
  • Manage raw materials orders and co-ordinate finished product production planning
  • Manage the logistics flow of orders and ensure timely cash collection from distributors
  • Manage the ideation, creation and execution of new products and marketing assets

Other Responsibilities

  • Own new business development with potential distributors around the world
  • Manage HR processes for the business
  • Manage simple legal matters for the companies and liaise with external lawyers when necessary
  • Manage the Board Meetings – agenda, minutes and contribute to strategic discussions
  • Build an appropriate team in line with the growth of the business


  • Finance and Operations experience in a start up environment
  • Mental strength to work alone and with a diverse group of people around the world
  • Ability to think big and execute tactically, especially in the early days
  • Experience in the consumer goods space would be ideal, spirits would be even better
  • Having the knowledge/experience of best practice but equally the pragmatism to know what can work in a small business environment
  • Being an Italian speaker would be preferable but not essential
  • Immediate availability would be preferable

How to apply:

Please send your CV to contact@italspirits.com with the subject title ‘Finance and Operations Manager ’ and a cover letter, no longer than one page, explaining a little about your relevant experience and why you would be a good fit for this role and our companies.

Closing date for applications: 18th of November 2017

We are looking for an immediate start!

Salute and thank you



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