NXTGEN are working with a highly reputable and award winning FMCG business based near Attleborough to recruit a Finance Director. This key appointment will work closely with the Board to deliver the Financial plans for the organisation, working closely with them on strategy and business operations. You will take full responsibility for key financial decisions within the business, whilst also building an effective working relationship with the Operations team to drive the bottom line and identify opportunities for efficiencies. The organisation is continually looking to grow both organically and through acquisition and as Finance Director, you will be the driving force behind all M&A activity
Other key responsibilities of the role include:
- Control all financial transactions maintaining a positive cash position at all times
- Maintain all financial controls and policies, identifying any potential business risks
- Continually review operational process and seek ways to reduce costs to maximise margins
- Management of the business IT function
The successful candidate will ideally be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent) with significant experience gained within a manufacturing/FMCG/Food environment. Candidates will need to demonstrate prior successes in delivering business growth and identifying cost saving opportunities to drive the bottom line. Excellent Excel, costing and modelling skills will be key combined with excellent business partnering skills and the ability to work across departments.