Director of FP&A and Commercial Finance
Communicate have recently been mandated by a well-known household brand in their search for a Director of FP&A and Commercial Finance.
In light of an increase in demand for their products, an opportunity has arisen with a well-known Private Equity backed Consumer Goods business who are looking to grow their finance team. With a turnover of circa £500 million, our client is a branded food manufacturer with operations in over 20 countries, a recognisable manufacturer, who’s main offering span into retailers and supermarket chains.
The organisation is currently seeking an experienced FP&A/Commercial Finance lead to offer strategic business support and fully expand FP&A into a best-in-class department after a time of significant change and transformation.
You will be responsible for all aspects of internal reporting, as well as the annual budget, forecast, and three-year strategic review process, and will report into the CFO. You will have experience with the management of senior stakeholders and finance members, extensive business partnering experience with a forward focused mind-set.
A highly qualified accountant (ACA Big 4 / CIMA) with substantial FMCG / Manufacturing experience would be preferred. Working in a PE-backed organisation would be nice to have but is by no means essential. You'll have experience in a senior FP&A role at a comparable organisation and be seeking an autonomous role in a highly dynamic and fast-moving firm that wants to build up a world-class finance unit.
Experience / Qualifications:
- ACA/CIMA qualified with significant PQE
- Extensive exposure to / career spent in large FMCG / Manufacturing companies
- Worked in Senior FP&A / Commercial Finance roles within large, recognisable corporates
- A proven track record and enthusiasm for building out finance teams