Interim Supply Chain Finance Director - FTSE 100 Retailer

Recruiter
Consumer Additions
Location
London
Salary
100000.0000
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a leading FTSE 100 retailer with exciting growth and transformation plans. They boast some of Europe's leading high street brands as part of their portfolio.

This is an initial 6 months to cover whilst a permanent hire is sourced, naturally if interested the interim will also be considered for the permanent position.

Responsibilities

Long term strategy & plans

  • Development long term strategy through provision of accurate and insightful financial analysis

  • Support planning and management of transformation costs and capex

Budgets & forecasts

  • Manage budget and reforecast process for divisional costs ensuring there is appropriate challenge and justification of all costs

  • Provide regular monthly outlook on cost performance

Cost management

  • Identify and develop opportunities for efficiency improvement

Business case & capital appraisal

  • Support development of business case for investments and cost of change

KPIs & performance metrics

  • Develop KPI scorecard and ensure performance is regularly reviewed with insight and commitment to clear actions

Commercial negotiations

  • Support negotiations on services ensuring suppliers are financially sound, meeting minimum standards and terms negotiated deliver required financial performance targets

Person Specification

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ ACCA/CIMA)
  • Strong commercial finance experience in retail or FMCG environments
  • Distribution or logistics business partner experience is extremely beneficial