As a well as managing a diverse array of stakeholder relationships there is a also a sizeable direct team and the UK Head of Finance will need to be a strong influencer, communicator and motivator. In addition, given the pace of the business, this requires someone who has a good feel for numbers and is comfortable making key decisions at pace.
The role suits someone who has held a senior finance position, possibly in smaller business at FD level or within a larger business but where they now seek greater autonomy and accountability.
A senior level finance background and a proven track record in delivering long-term change within a fast-paced, dynamic, FMCG environment. The intellectual gravitas to analyse a broad range of complex problems and distil these down to a clear and structured strategy and plan. Excellent commercial skills and experience of working within an FMCG manufacturing environment. Strong insight, analytical and problem solving skills A positive and engaging style, able to build rapport with all levels of the organisation.