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Head of Finance - FMCG

Head of Finance - FMCG (KC-HoFTF) Telford, England

Head Of Finance

FMCG Site based in Telford


We are looking to recruit a Head of Finance for our FMCG client based in Telford.


Reporting directly to the Managing Director and will be responsible for:

  • Driving performance in the finance department 
  • Ensuring full financial controls are in place and any risks are eliminated
  • Provide an excellent commercial insight which will help the business in key strategic decision 
  • Lead all financial planning activities including managing the budgets and forecasting
  • Support the Managing Director in all financial activities and decisions
  • Ensure tax compliance, including VAT, Import/Export (Sotracom)
  • Ensure all accounting systems are fully maintained and provide improvements where needed
  • Monitor team’s performance ie probation reviews, 1:1’s, appraisals and any other related reviews


What are we looking for?

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in an FMCG environment
  • Experience in developing strong processes and financial controls
  • Confident people manager with strong coaching, interpersonal skills and a “can do” attitude
  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels
  • Ability to effectively translate financial information to non-finance colleagues
  • Excellent IT skills – all Microsoft packages inc Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Experience in using ERP software/ Sage
  • Commercial focus and prioritising own and your team workload to ensure deadlines are met
  • Results and numbers driven
  • Attention to detail


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