Finance Manager - Logistics SME

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
London
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
14 May 2017
Closes
13 Jun 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An opportunity has arisen for a Finance Manager to join a specialist logistics business in central London.

Client Details

My client is lead by an award-winning CEO and specialises in wholesale & retail logistics. Head office is a team of 10 and they have ambitious plans to triple the size of the business within 3 years with the use of advanced technology, business development and a solid reputation within their field. They are based in central London.

Finance Manager - Logistics SME

Description

This role is key to help achieve the business objectives. Initial projects will include:

  • Accurate cost controlling procedure to all company divisions

  • To be solely responsible and take on a leadership role in steering the business towards a greater understanding of financial implications

  • To lead increases in productivity across the business

  • To ensure that finance methods, procedures and practices are followed to required standard and within legal framework

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Sole responsibility of the finance department and its daily operation.

  • To act as a key business partner and provide value added decision support and insight.

  • Attending regular project and management meetings to build strong relationships with department heads and being key to financial decision-making.

  • To undertake and manage the month-end and year closure procedures.

  • To produce management accounts to a monthly timetable and provide assistance to the CEO in strategic business planning.

Finance Manager - Logistics SME

Profile

The successful Finance Manager will have the following:

* ACCA/ CIMA qualified or equivalent education

  • Experience working within a logistics business

* Proven track record of management leadership & finance within an SME environment

* Experience in Sage Line 50 desirable

* Ability to establish priorities, work independently and deliver to tight deadlines

* Strong presentation skills

* Commercial awareness

Finance Manager - Logistics SME

Accountancy

Job Offer

On offer for the successful candidate will be a competitive salary of between £45,000 and £52,000 + benefits depending on experience.