Our client is a high growth, PE backed consumer goods business with excellent leadership and strategic plans.  They are now looking to recruit a high calibre Finance Director who will play an instrumental role in helping to shape the business and effectively manage the finance team, ensuring the timely and accurate provision of monthly and weekly reporting for local management and Group Finance.
Acting as a key strategic partner to the MD, the successful candidate for this role will be comfortable working at Board level and will have the ability to influence the performance of the business across all areas.


  • Strong business, strategic and commercial partner to the MD
  • Responsible for day to day financial management of the business
  • Leadership and mentoring of the finance team
  • Provide full financial analysis for the most effective operation of the business
  • Full budget and long-term plan preparation
  • Manage relationships with Group Finance
  • Ensure compliance with all statutory financial and company law obligations
  • Management of the IT function to maximise business performance and ensure the security, integrity and robustness of the IT function
  • Ongoing management of working capital
  • Benchmarking of operations internally and externally
  • Taxation and other legal compliance

The successful candidate for this role will be a fully Qualified Accountant, ideally with FMCG/ Retail/ Manufacturing experience.  Previous experience of Private Equity backed businesses and of standard costing systems in a high-volume manufacturing environment would be advantageous.
Previous experience managing relationships with a Group Head Office and other external stakeholders is essential.

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