Connecting...

Financial Controller

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West End, London
Industry:
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: July 1 2019

Job Description

Harper May is working with a global soft drinks manufacturer and retailer based in the West End. This brand is retailing in all of the biggest supermarkets in the world and has become the name in soft drinks. The company is looking for a Financial Controller to join their growing team in the London office. The success and critical acclaim of this product has led my client to record growth figures of 45% 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 CFO 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