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Finance Director and Company Secretary

About the role

The Scotch Whisky Experience, a five-star visitor attraction and one of the top 20 most visited attractions/sites in Scotland (Association of Scottish Visitor Attractions), is seeking to appoint a passionate and forward-thinking Finance Director and Company Secretary.

Their aim is to make the world fall in love with Scotch whisky, and in 2018 are celebrating their 30th birthday. Having first opened to the public in 1988, The Scotch Whisky Experience was created when 19 individual Scotch whisky companies jointly invested in a project to showcase their industry and today they welcome more than 300,000 visitors each year, 80% of whom are international.

The operations of the business are made up primarily from Visitor Experience/Tours, Retail, Hospitality, Training and Private Events and significant investment has been and is continuing to be made in growing these offerings and diversifying further.

With considerable growth in the Whisky and Tourism Sectors, significant investment being made in the business and a profitable turnover of over £8m with 100 employees, this is an excellent time to join an exciting, inspiring and high-profile business and play an influential role in the next phase of it’s development.

The position of Finance Director and Company Secretary has a wide-ranging set of responsibilities. Over and above all aspects of financial management, this will include legal, tax, pensions and insurance, property, IT and payroll.

Candidates will be qualified and have relevant experience, although we are open to the sector from which this experience has been gained. The team are very driven, inspiring and collaborative one and it is therefore essential this candidate is a commercially and strategically minded team player as well as sound finance professional.

A more detailed company information and role responsibilities briefing pack is available on request for suitable candidates.

For further information and confidential conversation please contact Michael Dickson via or by phone 0131 539 7087.

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