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We're Recruiting. Financial Controller.

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Finance role at Origin

This is a new role which will be responsible for the efforts and results of the financial department. It's a great opportunity for someone with robust experience in a similar role to work in a dynamic and energetic environment for an award-winning business. The successful person will report to the Financial Director on all financial and accounting activities and must be comfortable working in a diverse, fast-paced business environment.

Outline of Role

  • Responsible for all technical parts including ordering and/or stock management
  • Management of warehouse stock to ensure products remain at minimum order quantities
  • Manage cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports
  • Create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts
  • Overall responsibility for daily weekly purchases and where required helping ensure information is recorded in a timely fashion
  • Responsible for all aspects of credit control
  • Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies
  • Create systems to prevent errors in data collection and calculations
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported
  • Establish and implement financial reporting systems to comply with government regulations and legislation
  • Administration of monthly expense claims from employees
  • Report to the Finance Director with timely and accurate financial information
  • Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems, including payroll and invoicing
  • Support the finance director in bringing payroll in house for April 2021
  • Full balance sheet reconciliations
  • Support with all company statutory accounts

Required Personal skills and qualifications:


  • Diligent, professional individual; nicely balanced with an energetic and easy going personality
  • Articulate with good level of spoken and written English
  • Several years’ experience in a similar finance role
  • Compliance orientated
  • Proficiency in accounting software
  • ACCA or equivalent - part/ full qualification


  • Passion for great coffee, knowledge of the specialty coffee industry or a desire to learn about it – understanding of speciality food & drink
  • Full UK driving license

What you’ll get in return
A competitive salary, working for a progressive, B Corp certified company. The role offers a great opportunity to work in a dynamic and energetic environment. You’ll get to drink award-winning coffee at work, brewed by trained baristas and take home a bag each week, as well as a discount for family and friends. We encourage all our team to immerse themselves in coffee, so you’ll have the opportunity to develop your coffee knowledge and brewing skills.

For further information and to apply
Please send a CV and covering letter outlining why you feel you are suitable for the role to: Andy Phillips, Origin Coffee, 

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