Head of Finance and BI

Recruiter
Finatal
Location
Surrey
Salary
Up to £110K
Posted
09 Nov 2020
Closes
23 Nov 2020
Ref
VH2295
Position/Level
Department Head
Responsibilities
Accounting, Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English

About the opportunity:

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a private equity backed consumer goods business that has just been acquired by a larger group. This role will see you being the number one in finance, reporting into the CEO with a dotted line to the group CFO. This is a great chance to work closely with the PE house and stakeholders, and be a true driving force in getting the business to achieve its goal of doubling revenue in the next few years.  

Role & Responsibilities

  • Accountable for the day to day running of the finance function
  • Build, develop and monitor budgets & forecasts
  • Support commercial decision-making across the business
  • Successfully integrate finance function into the larger group
  • Build and develop Business Intelligence function (e.g., set-up and manage automated sales & marketing dashboard with latest market information)
  • Lead the integration of new ERP (transformation from Sage into SAP)

Requirements

  • Ideally qualified Accountant
  • Experience working in a high pace and challenging environment
  • Experience in budgeting, forecasting, planning and analysis
  • Be comfortable interacting with non-finance to drive performance and profitability
  • Previous responsibility for accounting and control including all financial accounting, reporting, stats, tax, treasury/FX, audit and transactional
  • Have some skillset in BI and Data Analytics
  • Private equity experience or similar sector experience is a big plus: FMCG/consumer goods/pharma/manufacturing/logistics/distribution/ecommerce

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