Finance Director

Recruiter
Kate John Associates Limited
Location
Bristol (City Centre)
Posted
28 Feb 2019
Closes
28 Mar 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Finance Director will act as a key financial, commercial and strategic business partner in this fast paced Retail/Technology organsiation.

Top-line responsibilities include;

- leading a financial agenda that balances short and medium term profit and cash delivery with long term sustainable growth.

- leading financial performance by establishing analytical capability and support.

- providing insight on business health by devising and holding the business to key financial and non-financial performance measures;

- providing clarity on and insight into the commercial outlook by leading short, medium and long term business planning;

- supporting commercial development by bringing a clear financial lens to ranging, pricing and product decisions and by driving transparency in volume performance, margin management and cost control;

- driving strong financial management by leading working capital management through the sales and operational planning forums.

- Driving consistent best-in-class approach to financial, commercial and strategic management across the business, driving operational effectiveness, comparability and transparency.

Skills

  • Qualified accountant with demonstrable heavyweight commercial PQE experience.
  • Experience of premium consumer and/or technology businesses
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • High intellect and integrity
  • High gravitas and personal impact
  • Highly commercial but with excellent strategic instincts
  • Overcomes functional and market boundaries to gain consensus and drive change

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to influence senior stakeholders
  • Able to manage complexity, competing interests and conflicting priorities
  • Ability to challenge preconceptions and entrenched beliefs
  • Ability to develop, assess and advocate strategic options
  • Credibility across a multi-functional organisation as somebody who's not just a Finance professional.

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