Finance Director

Recruiter
Kate John Associates Limited
Location
Bristol, Avon, BS1
Salary
£90,000 per annum
Posted
26 Feb 2019
Closes
05 Apr 2019
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

The Finance Director will act as a key financial, commercial and strategic business partner in this fast paced Retail/Technology organsiation.

Top-line responsibilities include;

- leading a financial agenda that balances short and medium term profit and cash delivery with long term sustainable growth.

- leading financial performance by establishing analytical capability and support.

- providing insight on business health by devising and holding the business to key financial and non-financial performance measures;

- providing clarity on and insight into the commercial outlook by leading short, medium and long term business planning;

- supporting commercial development by bringing a clear financial lens to ranging, pricing and product decisions and by driving transparency in volume performance, margin management and cost control;

- driving strong financial management by leading working capital management through the sales and operational planning forums.

- Driving consistent best-in-class approach to financial, commercial and strategic management across the business, driving operational effectiveness, comparability and transparency.

Skills

  • Qualified accountant with demonstrable heavyweight commercial PQE experience.
  • Experience of premium consumer and/or technology businesses
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • High intellect and integrity
  • High gravitas and personal impact
  • Highly commercial but with excellent strategic instincts
  • Overcomes functional and market boundaries to gain consensus and drive change

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to influence senior stakeholders
  • Able to manage complexity, competing interests and conflicting priorities
  • Ability to challenge preconceptions and entrenched beliefs
  • Ability to develop, assess and advocate strategic options
  • Credibility across a multi-functional organisation as somebody who's not just a Finance professional.