HendersonBrown Job ref: HB4587
Salary range: £80,000- £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Head of Finance
Our client, a leading food supplier to the multiple retailers is currently looking to appoint a Head of Finance to head up the finance team.
Reporting directly to the Managing Director you will be responsible for the entire finance function. This is a key position within the management team as the successful candidate will have a significant commercial impact on the continued success of the business, a major part of which is to work with senior management in driving operational efficiencies as well as developing robust financial planning, and the leadership of profitability improvement projects.
As Head of Finance and leading a small team, you will be responsible for the monthly and yearly financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting and, as importantly, dealing with the board on the future strategic direction of the business. Your business influencing skills will be used to support operational management on results, annual budgets and forecasts whilst also stringently controlling year-end reporting and cash management.
The business is part of privately owned group and has a substantial investment and property portfolio which the Head of Finance will be actively involved in. Experience of property finance and transactions, bank liaison as well as general investment management experience are key.
Confident, with excellent communication and management skills and with a proven track record in a similar role, this will really appeal to you as the business is dynamic, profitable and growing. We need someone with specific experience in working in a true fast moving goods business, you will also be able to demonstrate strong experience of cost reductions with sustained profit growth. Applicants must possess a relevant Finance based qualification, preferably ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent, and will ideally be from the FMCG industry.
Self motivated, a hands-on style, and some experience in food manufacturing or similar industry is an advantage.
To apply please send your CV and a covering letter indicating your current salary details and notice period to firstname.lastname@example.org or apply online at www.hendbrown.com