Head of Finance

Michael Page Finance
Bristol (City Centre)
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Finance for a Leading FMCG business. Based in Bristol

Client Details

Leading FMCG Business


The business are currently seeking a Head of Finance to lead, manage and develop the Finance Team on site in Bristol. You will report into the Finance Director and work closely with the Site General Manager. You will be responsible for producing weekly / monthly profitability statements, including the appropriate commentary to highlight trends affecting the performance of the site. In addition you will ensure rigor in data recording and financial reporting in line with the Company standards and prepare and update the annual budget and periodic forecasts. Responsibilities will also include coordinating product costing to ensure that all cost elements/customer terms are current and lead to informed business decisions as well as defining profit hurdles consistent with agreed ROI and undertaking promotional evaluation and post promotion reviews.

You will prepare input to the monthly results and performance measurement including Customer profitability, undertake internal audits and maintain appropriate risk management controls, particularly with regard to working capital. You will also manage capital expenditure including investment appraisal, spend allocation to projects, classification of assets and timely capitalisation of projects as well as coordinating system implementations and improving systems.


The right Head of Finance for the role will ideally have the following:

Qualified Accountant - CIMA/ACCA/ACA

Experience within an FMCG/Manufacturing environment

Strong commercial acumen

A flexible approach

A sound understanding of SAP is desirable

In addition you will require a full driving license as travel to other sites will be required

Job Offer

Salary is up to £65k dependant on experience + benefits

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/79157030