Finance Director

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
£80,000 per annum
04 Jul 2019
03 Aug 2019
Professional / Specialist
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type
As the Finance Director you will be responsible for financial control across the organisation to deliver the growth that the organisation is seeking, increasing margins and limiting costs. Much more than just finance however you will be a strong commercial leader, constantly seeking to work with the other leaders to improve profitabliity and maximise on opportunities. With a remit that stretches beyond just finance this is a great position for a proven financial leader in the Cambridgeshire area.

A proven leader is sought who will be able to implement financial rigour to the organisation. As the face of finance within the organisation you will be a strong business partner, able to effectively challenge and lead at board level and work with the CEO and Managing Directors to assess business risk as well as help to ensure that the business targets are achieved.

You will be looking to review the contracts that this FMCG business has with their key clients, identifying strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats and supporting the business to improve profitability across the organisaiton. You will support the business in providing top customer support and seek to continually strive to improve the product and delivery.

You will be a strong leader around systems, processes and controls to ensure that the business is operating with as much efficiency and clarity as possible.

Lead, develop and create succession plans within the finance team who are operating well and strongly as a team but of course look to the FD for guidance.

Lead the FP&A process, manage working capital and manage and forecast the cash position.

Manage the year end audit process.

You will be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or Equivalent) and will have proven leadership skills, an ability to engage and partner with all sorts of different individuals, be able to manage change and implement a 'best in class' approach.

This role works alongside the CEO with a dotted line to group. It is a highly independent Finance Director position with lots of space for autonomy and for you to make your mark.

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