Senior Finance Manager - Logistics Division

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Bradford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1237861993
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The interim Senior Finance Manager position is for 6 months on a FTC at a reputable FMCG business with a national presence.

Client Details

Our client has an immediate need for an interim Senior Finance Manager to join the business in their logistics division.

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.

Profile
  • Qualified Accountant - ACA / ACCA / CIMA
  • An ability to deliver in a complex, fast paced environment
  • Experience of leading and managing a team
  • Excellent analytical thinking and numerical skills
  • Track record in a large complex business, identifying and leading business change projects
  • Significant commercial and financial understanding
  • Logistics experience is desirable but not essential.

Job Offer

Immediate start

6 month FTC

Competitive salary of £65,000 - £85,000 depending on experience

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