Group Finance Director

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
up to £130k & Full Exec Package
Posted
07 Jun 2019
Closes
21 Jun 2019
Ref
GFD/445/03
Position/Level
Board, Director
Responsibilities
Accounting, Finance, Strategy
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English, French

Location: London
Sector: Financial/Finance/FMCG/Food/Manufacturing
Base Salary: up to £130k & Full Exec Package. Short and Long term incentives

Our client is an award-winning British Food group strategically located in the UK. Due to major growth in UK markets they have restructured and are looking to appoint an operational Group Finance Director.

The Role:

  • A key member of the board, you will design, deliver and own the group’s finance strategy with autonomy and accountability to the French parent company.
  • To lead, mentor and develop a multifunctional accounts team with 4 direct reports during a period of major transformation and growth across the UK in a high-profile leadership role.
  • To travel when necessary to ensure parent group standards are achieved.
  • To manage various change initiatives and assist board level peers across all areas of business to ensure further targets are achieved and exceeded.

The Person:

  • Ideally Degree educated you will be a Chartered Accountant with the ability to prove you could add significant value to a £100m turnover, food organisation during a period of transformation and expansion.
  • Experience working closely alongside an executive team with complete strategic ownership of a group finance function is required.
  • The gravitas and ability to operate in an autonomous leadership position with excellent communication skills, you will be comfortable managing a multifunctional team and representing the business at the highest level within industry.
  • Experience of distribution and logistics would be preferred, and French speaking would be beneficial.

In the first instance please forward relevant CV’s including your current remuneration package quoting GFD/445/03 to Barnaby Stewart Executive Search & Selection by clicking on Apply.

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