Interim Divisional Finance Director

Interim Divisional Finance Director

  • Location

    West Midlands, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £100000 - £120000 per annum + Fixed Term Contract

  • Contact:

    Dan Edwards

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

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Interim Divisional Finance Director - 18 Months FTC - West Midlands - £100/£120,000 per annum

My client has an immediate requirement for a Divisional Finance Director to join their team on a fixed term basis for 18 months. Reporting directly to the CFO, the successful candidate will be responsible for the circa £200MN turnover division and a team covering commercial finance, Strategy, technical accounting, and FP&A. There is a capable team in place (Circa 15) but leadership and focus on their continued development will be key. This role will be best suited to a candidate from a retail/FMCG background.


  • Team Leadership/development
  • Full P&L and balance sheet ownership
  • Delivery of timetabled budgeting and forecasting
  • Definition and delivery of long-term financial objectives
  • Understand and provide guidance on the market and commercial drivers
  • Manage and control the pricing structure and process, including promotion periods
  • Senior stakeholder management and commercial business partnering
  • Cost control and margin improvement activities
  • MI Reporting and commentary
  • Cash Flow management in coordination with Group Treasurer
  • Ensure reporting monthly Financial's on a timely and accurate basis according to IFRS and Group policies
  • Ensure filing on a timely and accurate basis the annual Statutory Financial Statements
  • Develop strong internal control functions & processes and promote best practices
  • Manage all communications and activities with external auditors
  • Lead ad-hoc projects (strategy, process, systems etc..)

The Candidate:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA)
  • Experience in leading qualified teams
  • 3 years + operating at FD level
  • Strong technical background ideally having worked as a Group Financial Controller
  • Retail/FMCG experience in a business £100-£500MN
  • Demonstrable commercial finance experience
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Strong communicator

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