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Head of Finance

Job Reference DPJMH
Application Email [email protected]
Job Salary £70000 - £800000 per annum + + Bonus + Package
Job Industries FMCG
Job Locations United Kingdom,Buckinghamshire
Job Types Permanent

The details

Our client is a dynamic, PE backed FMCG business. Due to continued growth a newly created Head of Finance has been created reporting directly into the CFO. This is a key role within the finance structure, which will have full oversight over engineering costs along with managing an inventory of c£15m. Initial tasks / projects will include a full review and streamline of supplier agreements, carry out efficiency analysis on stock and warehouse storage along with other legacy issues. This is likely to require the incumbent to deliver a re-shaped engineering management suite, monitor new supplier performance and drive business improvement. It is important to identify a robust character who can not only operate at Board level but also demonstrate leadership whilst providing genuine commercial insight and guidance to the senior leadership team. Key accountabilities include:

– Leading and/or contributing to a wide variety of projects and initiatives as required
– Development of financially sound business strategy and annual operating plans
– Monitoring and management of business and financial performance
– Identifying / Evaluating business opportunities, risks and issues and assessing their financial implications
– Development of business cases and/or remedial action plans to maximize performance
– Ensuring adherence to relevant financial policies and procedures eg applications for capital expenditure/investment
– Driving change activity in the business area to ensure benefits are delivered.
– Engaging with the leadership team in their partner area and the finance function to agree the services to be provided

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with a first class academic record. The essential skills and experience required are; Excellent communication, high numeracy levels, strong financial / operational and commercial expertise gained from within customer orientated environments. This represents a fantastic opportunity to join a world leading organisation who are known for providing unparalleled career advancement opportunities.

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