Harper May
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Finance Director

Harper May is currently in partnership with a renowned FMCG company situated in Central London.

This company boasts a global presence and a robust distribution network, enabling the delivery of exceptional products to markets around the world.

At present, our client is seeking a Finance Director to lead their team. 

The ideal candidate should be fully qualified, with a preference for individuals with prior experience in the FMCG sector.

Key Responsibilities:



  • Oversee the financial operations reporting to group CFO


  • Manage the finance team to meet month end reporting requirements


  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure.


  • Assist in accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close.


  • Ensure the timely reporting of all monthly financial information.


  • Supports budget and forecasting activities.


  • Monitors and analyses department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.


  • Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine reporting transactions as needed.


  • Development and implementation of new procedures and features to enhance the workflow of the department.


  • Provide training to new and existing staff as needed.


  • Support Director with special projects and workflow process improvements as required.


  • Manage the accounting team.


Qualifications/Skills



  • ACA / ACCA / CIMA Qualified or equivalent


  • Proven experience in finance management.


  • FMCG sector experience preferred


  • Good communication skills.


  • Strong leadership qualities.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills.


  • Sound knowledge of accounting fundamentals.


  • Auditing experience.


  • Compliance oriented.


  • Proficiency in accounting software.


  • Analytical skills.