Finance Director

West Midlands Permanent
  • FD role for the UK division of a global consumer goods business.
  • Commercially focused role with opportunity to progress into general management

About Our Client

An autonomous UK division of a global multi-national. The business sells premium products to a blue-chip customer base and has grown top and bottom line consistently in recent years.

Job Description

As finance director, you will report into the general manager and be responsible for developing and leading a strong finance function and providing decision making support and challenge to the wider business. Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing, developing and leading the finance function
  • Acting as a critical friend and true business partner to fellow directors
  • Developing and implementing the company's financial strategy
  • Managing the company's budgeting and forecasting process
  • Ensuring accurate and timely preparation of financial information
  • Playing a key role in managing the relationship with Group

As Finance Director you will be expected to be the conscience of the business and support the creation of sustainable long-term value. There is also a clear opportunity for the successful candidate to develop into general management.

The Successful Applicant

You will be a qualified accountant with a stable and progressive career path, and track record in senior leadership roles within either B2B distribution, B2C or possibly manufacturing. In addition to being a strong finance leader, you will be also be a well-rounded business leader, capable of contributing commercially and operationally, ideally with experience of managing multiple functional areas. Given this is a leadership role you will be expected to be a good influencer, role model and people manager, capable of building a high-performing team. Allied to this you will have a continuous improvement mindset and a desire to drive change wherever possible. Previous experience of working for international groups would be advantageous.

What's on Offer

£120,000 - £140,000 + car allowance, bonus & benefits

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