Financial Controller

Job Title: Financial Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London, London
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Reference: 610_1563901238
Contact Name: Harper May
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Job Published: July 23, 2019 18:00

Job Description

Harper May is currently working with one of the UK's soft drink providers. The company, based in Central London, are currently seeking a Financial Controller to lead their UK team. My client is responsible for many of the UK's most beloved brands and has manufacturing plants throughout Europe. This role will involve working closely with the Group Finance Director and managing a small team. The successful candidate will be fully qualified with prior FMCG experience. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established brand with large growth potential.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead and develop the UK finance team
  • Liaise with manufacturing heads to ensure processes are in line with budgets
  • Business partnering closely with the GFD and other senior stakeholders to ensure the group hits its strategic milestones
  • Oversee the financial planning and budgeting processes for the business units budgeting for new site openings
  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance the efficiency and accuracy of the monthly, quarterly and annual reporting process
  • Offering key strategic advice and analysis in relation to international expansion and effective growth strategy

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Fully qualified, ACA would be advantageous
  • Must have prior 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

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