Finance Director

Sector:FMCG
Job type:Perm
Salary/Rate:£125,000 per annum
Town/City:City of London
County:Greater London
Job ref:608-2
Post Date:23. 05. 2024
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About the Role

Harper May is currently in partnership with a renowned FMCG company situated in Central London. This company boasts a global presence and a robust distribution network, enabling the delivery of exceptional products to markets around the world. At present, our client is seeking a Finance Director to lead their team. 

The ideal candidate should be fully qualified, with a preference for individuals with prior experience in the FMCG sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the financial operations reporting to group CFO

  • Manage the finance team to meet month end reporting requirements

  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.

  • Assist in accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.

  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.

  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.

  • Monitors and analyses department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.

  • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions as needed.

  • Development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.

  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.

  • Support Director with special projects and workflow process improvements as required.

  • Manage the accounting team.

Qualifications/Skills

  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA Qualified or equivalent

  • Proven experience in finance management.

  • FMCG sector experience preferred

  • Good communication skills.

  • Strong leadership qualities.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals.

  • Auditing experience.

  • Compliance oriented.

  • Proficiency in accounting software.

  • Analytical skills.

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