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Commercial Finance Director

Job Title: Commercial Finance Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West End, London
Industry:
Salary: £110000 - £120000 per annum
Reference: BBBH607_1540309418
Contact Name: Harper May
Contact Email: cvs@harpermay.com
Job Published: October 23, 2018 16:43

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with one of the UK's most exciting soft drink producers. My client is based in London's famous West End and is currently seeking a Commercial Finance Director to lead and develop their team. The company produce a sophisticated and stylish beverage that is the perfect supplement for many of the nation's favourite drinks. The success and critical acclaim of this product has led my client to record growth figures of 300% last year; they are now looking to IPO in the next 5 years. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with prior manufacturing/FMCG experience.


Key responsibilities:

* Leading, developing and expanding the finance team
* Complete oversight of the day-today running of finance
* Business partnering closely with the CEO and other senior stakeholders to ensure the group hits its strategic milestones
* Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process
* Oversee the financial planning and budgeting processes for new product lines and store openings
* Offering key strategic advice and analysis in relation to international expansion and effective growth strategy
* Work closely with marketing teams to ensure the continued integrity of the brand



Desired Skills and Experience:

* Fully qualified ACA would be advantageous
* Must have prior multi-site manufacturing/FMCG experience
* Must have extensive experience in leading and developing finance functions
* Excellent inter-personal and communication skills
* Previous experience of managing and developing staff
* Ability to work with a high level of accuracy and meet strict deadlines
* Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
* Excellent Excel skills