Financial Controller

Posted 4 April by Servest Easy Apply

Financial Controller seeking a new challenge? You've just found it!

How many of these long repetitive job adverts have you read? Too many, right? Bear with us, read on.. This might be the last one you need to look at.

We're looking for an exceptional Financial Controller to head up our unique Food Co division. If you've got a few years post qualification under your belt and you're looking for a culture change away from a dull as dishwater finance job, this could be right up your street.

Our huge Food Co division and associated contemporary brands such as Angel Hill Food Co and GroundHouse Coffee is growing at an astounding rate and this brings countless opportunities. If you're up for a challenge, possess winning influencing skills and are at home partnering with directors and senior management to drive strategy, then we'd love to hear from you. Our business is fast, bringing a whole new meaning to 'fast food' so you'll to have your wits about you and be prepared to react and adapt.

Hungry for more?

Obviously, you know your stuff when it comes to finance and ideally, you'll have at least 2 years' post qualification. Budgeting, forecasting, month-end reporting, that's your bread and butter. You'll be an outstanding communicator, an inspiring leader and have exceptional customer-focus. IT-wise, you'll be an Access whizz, an Excel guru and a sage at Sage or if not, a willingness to learn. Apart from being a spice, Saffron is one of the bespoke systems we use. Heard of it? That's a bonus! Ideally, we'd love it if you came from a commercial contract catering background.

Not your average business; Not your average finance role

We like to think we're a little bit different - At Servest, we're all about being agile and creative and trusting our incredible colleagues to use their specialist technical abilities to shape the growth of our business. We're not in the habit of telling you what you'll do each day. Instead, you'll use your knowledge and experience to decide how best to deliver results - We call it our "You Choose" philosophy and we're super passionate about it!

To learn more about us, check out Servest UK on Twitter and YouTube.

Where do I place my order?

Send in your CV for us to peruse and if we like the look of what's on the menu, we will be in touch to discuss your application further.

Vacancy Reference: GRP-BSE-KS-1403/A

Job Title: Financial Controller - Catering Division

Location: Bury St Edmunds

Job Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Salary: Commensurate with role and responsibility

Benefits: 25 days' holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays; AE Pension; Vehicle Allowance; Opt-In Health Cash Plans; Performance Related Bonus

We offer excellent career and development opportunities. As an organisations that's proud of its' great people, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and share success; that's why we offer a competitive salary, training and development opportunities and additional benefits.

If you are interested in applying for this role and meet the above criteria, please email your CV to

To find out more please visit us on

Servest is an equal opportunities employer and rely on diversity to deliver on our goals. We actively encourage applications from talented and qualified individuals regardless of race, gender, nationality.


Required skills

  • Accountancy
  • Finance
  • Forecasting
  • Team Management
  • Accounts

Reference: 34827871

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