Finance Manager - Logistics SME

Michael Page Finance
14 May 2017
13 Jun 2017
Contract Type
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


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


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


Job Offer

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