Interim Commercial Finance Director

Gleeson Recruitment Group
£700 per day
29 Jul 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Interim Commercial Finance Director - Midlands - 6 months - £700 to £900 per day dependent on experience.

My client operates in the FMCG/Retail space and has an immediate requirement for Interim Commercial Finance Director to join their team for an initial period of 6 months. Reporting directly to the CFO you will maintain the 'business as usual' team management while partnering the executive team through a significant period of project change.

Interim Commercial Finance Director responsibilities:

  • Team management
  • Support the commercial agenda
  • Constantly working with the Exec to maximise financial support to the business
  • Operate as the Chief Analyst of the business
  • Drive the continual development of FP&A activity across the business
  • Drive finance business partnering through the FP&A function
  • Add value through analysis and insight
  • Drive a continuous improvement environment
  • Coordinate management reporting activities
  • Set KPI'S to track overall business performance
  • Ensure that the business is provided with a clear view of risks and opportunities that it faces
  • Ensure that the finance systems support the business objectives
  • Analyse and influence business strategy
  • Participate as a key member of the leadership team driving the right cultures and behaviours across the wider organisation

Interim Commercial Finance Director required experience:

  • Qualified to ACA/CIMA/ACCA with appropriate post qualification experience in a relevant industry
  • Strong academic background and experience with fast-paced, large volume, dynamic operations
  • Excellent numeracy and analytical problem solving capabilities
  • Evidence of implementing demonstrable process improvements
  • Must have 'vision' to lead and be inspirational to others
  • Must drive a performance culture
  • Broad commercial understanding
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Very capable relationship builder
  • A confident and positive persona and approach to business and colleagues
  • Willing and motivated to go the extra mile to deliver
  • Able to provide strong & calm leadership drawing on expertise as required
  • This is a Senior Management Team role, gravitas and passion are essential

The role of Interim Commercial Finance Director is an exciting opportunity to join an excellent business while it moves through a significant period of change. To be considered for this role please submit your CV for review. As the role is private and confidential no details will be released until applicant's CV's have been reviewed and positively matched against the client requirements.