Head of Finance (FMCG)

Job Description

Are you a senior finance professional with extensive FMCG experience, who has worked in a growing business? This is an opportunity to join an organisation who have gone through a significant growth phase, and this would be an exciting time to join the senior leadership team.

What's in it for you?

  • £60,000 - £70,000
  • Interim contract with the potential to secure a permanent role
  • Immediate start available
  • Hybrid working model

About your next employer

VANRATH are pleased to be working in conjunction with a growing FMCG business based in Lisburn, who have gone through a successful period of change. This is an exciting time to join a business, who have developed significantly over the past 5 years, to become a large national business.

The Head of Finance will be responsible for working closely with the senior management team to ensure the overall success of the business, along with ensuring achievement of the business objectives and results. The Head of Finance will be a strong communicator, with excellent commercial experience, as the business are continually looking for ways to improve, whether that be from a system overhaul, or improvement in processes. Joining a stable team, the Head of Finance will be given full autonomy over the financial operations of the business and will involve management of the team, along with identifying commercial opportunities for the business.

Initially this is an interim role as it is a newly created business within the team, and there will be the opportunity to secure a permanent contract, based on performance. A unique opportunity to join a successful business who are at the beginning of their journey.

Interviewing immediately!

About you

  • Qualified Accountant with 5+ years' experience in senior leadership roles
  • FMCG/Manufacturing experience (desirable)
  • Commercial acumen, with an ability to influence and persuade
  • People management experience, with a focus on successfully motivating team members
  • Strong communication skills, interacting with stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment, while maintaining high standards

What you'll do

  • Monthly management accounts production, including all month end journals and reconciliations
  • Responsibility for supporting Accounts Payable & Receivable, and Payroll departments
  • Building detailed P&L for each department
  • Financial modelling
  • Ad hoc reporting (Areas on cost, cash flow, balance sheet & forecasting)
  • Management of wider team, ensuring completion of tasks in line with agreed timescales
  • Project Accounting

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Accountancy & Finance job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Dan Morgan in the strictest confidence