Senior Finance Manager - FTC

Recruiter
Marks Sattin recruitment
Location
Bradford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1237857343
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Currently recruiting for a Senior Finance Manager for a leading Plc in their logistics and distribution business. This a true market leading Plc business with a permanent opportunity on offer after the 6 month FTC role, this is one of the most interesting divisions with a genuine opportunity to drive change and add value.

Job Description
  • Input into the annual business plan and improvement programmes for Finance and other business areas
  • Drive a culture of financial and operational control and optimisation
  • Work with multiple business areas to build budgets for key financial metrics, ensure these are understood and provide challenge and action when not met
  • Drive the team to take ownership for the planning and management of financial processes, ensuring control throughout; review and challenge to ensure accuracy and value add output
  • Deep understanding of the current trading environment, investigating and articulating the short term and long term implications of any changes to senior stakeholders
  • Lead and deliver change activity focused on improving sales, service, profitability and cash. Create a restless culture of continuous improvement across the function to focus on services, costs, cash flow by involving colleagues in joint problem solving
  • Support senior managers and directors in the delivery of medium sized budgets along with supporting smaller budget areas (multi millions)
  • Develop and maintain relationships with senior stakeholders to understand and meet their needs; driving a culture of teamwork across the function and wider organisation
  • Provide leadership to the team, supporting and developing colleagues.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with Retail/ Distribution or Logistics experience and possess a background in commercial or operational finance with significant stakeholder management experience. The candidate will ideally have worked in a large, complex and fast paced environment.

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