Divisional Finance Director

Divisional Finance Director

  • Location

    East Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £120000 - £150000 per annum + Plus package

  • Contact:

    Liz Gilliver

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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GRG Executive Search has been retained by a FTSE listed business to recruit a Divisional Finance Director to support its flagship division. The role of Finance Director is critical to the on-going growth within the division following a period of change and restructure. The successful applicant will partner closely with the current executive team, in particular with the Managing Director and Group CFO, to deliver strategies for the establishment of long-term revenue plans, corporate performance and drive a key transformation program. The successful candidate must have excellent commercial acumen, analytical rigour, negotiation experience with a clear vision for unlocking the potential from additional lines of business over the next 12 to 18 months.
Key areas of expertise for the Finance Director will include:
Full P&L ownership of a growing business
Establishing and developing a highly-skilled team of senior direct reports
Working with the business development team to ensure the business maximises revenue opportunities
Partnering with key customer representatives to secure opportunities for new lines of business
Managing the budgeting & forecasting process including the introduction of robust analysis tools
Establishing the key areas of performance and service delivery targets
Definition and delivery of long-term financial objectives
Working closely with industry bodies, auditors and other external parties to ensure agreed contract delivery parameters are met and future business development potential is maximised within strict guidelines
Identification and development of areas for improvement in the use of resources across finance & commercial management
This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with ambition, integrity and highly-developed commercial aptitude to join a business that can offer genuine career growth in an agile and innovative environment.

The Candidate

The Finance Director will have a commercial background, with an ability to strategically direct a high-growth business from a financial perspective. A genuine business partner, you will work to the highest standards of corporate governance with a track record in delivering innovative solutions to complex, long-term challenges. A formal accountancy qualification, with strong academics, will be highly-regarded, along with an ability to manage and engage with a wide variety of stakeholders. The successful individual will have experience in liaising directly with high-profile customers and other strategic partners ideally within manufacturing, distribution or FMCG.

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