Finance Director

FD Recruit
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a leading FMCG brand based in the North East. They are respected as an innovative, creative and forward-thinking business that has numerous well-known products in the marketplace.

Due to continued solid expansion including new product development and increased sales, they are looking for a highly experienced Finance Director to join their team. This position is a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Director looking for a new challenge.

The role would suit a dynamic accountancy professional who is bursting with innovative ideas and creativity. It is a role that will involve working with people at all levels throughout the business, so a natural ability to inspire, lead and get the best out of others is essential.

The role:

  • Work closely with CEO and board
  • Fully contribute to company strategic direction
  • Manage and lead the finance department
  • Set, follow and deliver budgets and forecasts
  • Create and execute the finance plan
  • Nurture positive relationships with stakeholders, internal and external
  • Provide astute and insightful financial analysis
  • Develop financial modelling to support business initiatives
  • Oversee accounting activities including cost control, compliance, cash flow, risk analysis and profit & loss
  • Prepare management and statutory accounts
  • Oversee the financial reporting process
  • Review operational procedures and make necessary improvements

The individual:

  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified accountant
  • At least 5 years relevant experience, with a proven track record at FD level
  • Top-class managerial, leadership and interpersonal skills
  • A strategic thinker who is able to apply financial insight to the business
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Adept at balancing a busy and varied workload