Interim Head of Finance - Food industry - 3/6 months FTC

Location: South London HQ - hybrid working
To £100,000 equivalent package

Our client is a €3 billion European-based global food business in search of an experienced FMCG Finance custodian to represent the UK subsidiary at the Leadership table. The remit is simple; reporting to the MD you will lead the finance and reporting agenda for chilled food brands, manufactured by 3rd party suppliers both here and in Europe.

This is a 3-6 months FTC brief, positioning you as the lead on all financial reporting of a branded food business. With the subsidiary company’s revenue exceeding £60m and part of a global structure, there will be an indirect reporting to central finance on certain measures. Day to day leadership of a finance team will be key. Elements of the role will also include finding ways to improve financial reporting and management information systems. Your affinity and interest in software packages will be put to good use.

As a key member of the leadership team, you’ll account for tight cost controls, accurate and timely management accounts, budgets, forecasts, provide commentary and a strategic point of view at board and management meetings on a regular basis. You will also ensure current measures have adhered to compliance with all legal and tax requirements.

A credible presence in the field of finance, preferably from a food or consumer goods industry background, ACA or ACMA qualified, you’ll also have a highly collaborative style of working, the quality of your leadership and influencing skills must be finely honed.

 

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