Interim Commercial Finance Director

600.00 - 700.00 GBP Daily + GBP600 - GBP700/day + LTD
11 Apr 2017
24 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Interim Commercial Finance Director - Home Counties - 6 month assignment - GBP(Apply online only)pd

The Client

Gleeson Recruitment Group is working exclusively with an FMCG business based in the Home Counties. Having progressed through a significant period of change in last couple of years, my client is now seeking an Interim Commercial Finance Director to work closely with the CFO and Executive team to help develop more robust financial controls, planning tools and more efficient performance measurement systems.

The Role

The Interim Commercial Finance Director will be a critical appointment to achieve strategic and corporate performance objectives. This role will require a solid technical background combined with the ability deliver financial commentary and commercial recommendation at board level. You will be a competent team lead with a collaborative, right first time approach.

Specifically, the role will require a background in the following key areas:

- Driving business partnering.

- The ability to challenge the status quo.

- Managing upwards and presenting to senior stakeholders.

- Long range financial planning.

- Performance reporting, commentary and commercial recommendation.

- Drive a real-time reporting environment.

- Building and developing high performing teams.

- Identifying opportunities to add value across all operational functions.

- Project appraisal and viability.

- Presenting to the Board and other senior stakeholders on all financial planning & analysis activity.

- Ownership of long-range cash flow planning, working capital and balance sheet.

- Examining current financial models and challenging assumptions, trends & business drivers.

- Partnering with other senior managers across the organisations to support business improvement initiatives.

As Interim Commercial Finance Director, you will be a leading figure in ensuring the on-going growth of this already well-established division.

The Candidate

To be considered for the role as Interim Commercial Finance Director you will be a qualified accountant with significant PQE, preferably from a perishable manufacturing or other FMCG background. You will have solid exposure to an organisation with multiple sites, and liaison with customers that demand the very best in terms of product quality and "just in time" delivery concepts.

You are likely to be a career interim, with experience in partnering with other senior managers and directors, to support aggressive growth plans and cost reduction projects. Rate to the successful candidate will range from GBP(Apply online only) per day depending on experience. Immediate availability will be highly-regarded