Finance Director, Supply Chain

Job Title: Finance Director, Supply Chain
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertfordshire
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + £8k Car + 20% Bonus
Reference: CG2404FDS_1559649951
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
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Job Published: June 04, 2019 13:05

Job Description

Our client, an industry leader with a stellar reputation for providing a dynamic and flexible working environment, is looking to source a charismatic and confident leader, to join as Supply Chain Finance Director. This is an organisation that consistently strives for efficiency and innovation, so you must be a proactive and inquisitive self-starter, always looking to go above and beyond the BAU.

You will lead the finance functions that support the manufacturing and logistics operations, managing a large P&L cost base and annual capital budget. You'll support the Operations Director in driving strategy, planning and overall financial performance. With a wider team of 20 and 8 direct reports, you must have a proven track record in management and be capable of galvanising a complex team based across the UK.

Main duties include:
* Acting as the key commercial business partner and advisor to the Operations Director and their team
* Leading planning and forecasting operational processes providing future facing data to aid decision making
* Challenging the business to drive sustainable value
* Oversight of actual monthly results and KPIs and commentary
* Providing financial insight and analysis to support strategic decision making
* Supporting decisions on investments and capital allocation, including acquisitions and disposals
* Working effectively across the business to research variances and understand trends
* Managing and developing direct reports and maintaining team culture

Key skills & experience required:
* ACCA/ACA/CIMA Qualified
* Strong experience gained from the FMCG/Manufacturing/Logistics sector
* Driven and able to balance multiple priorities
* Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with a wide range of non-finance stakeholders
* Confident and credible demeanour, capable of challenging and influencing where necessary

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and charismatic Supply-Chain Finance professional to join an organisation well known for providing a fast-paced, challenging, yet rewarding professional environment, where high achievers and hard workers are acknowledged for their contributions. You will have genuine autonomy in this role to make a difference to business performance and profitability, ultimately gaining real job satisfaction and professional development.

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