Senior Finance Manager (Ref: JW)

Logistics, Birmingham

  • Overview
  • Skills required
  • What you will recieve
  • Summary

Overview

I am currently partnered with a fast paced, highly acquisitive International logistic company who after winning a new major contract are looking to appoint a fully qualified Finance Manager to work hand in hand with the client in creating a brilliant work environment that runs efficiently, at maximum profitability and proposed investment to win the contract is carried out to ensure a healthy relationship.

 

You will be managing/develop a team of 4 staff who will compile most of the month end, the main duties for the Senior Finance Manager will be focussed more on the commercial, strategic and long-term goals of the business/client.

 

The successful applicant will be heavily involved in strategy and performance across multiple departments, working directly with stakeholders to help deliver value-adding and commercially focussed support designed to improve margin.

Skills required

  • Be a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with demonstrable experience of managing a team, producing management accounts, financial analysis in a commercial environment (preferably in a business partner capacity) ideally having exposure within transport/logistics or multi-site FMCG.
  • Have experience of providing financial support of a commercial nature to non-finance people, with proven experience of providing insightful and detailed information
  • Be able to demonstrate instances in which you have been able to add direct value to your business area through cost-saving initiatives, general business / reporting improvements and informing strategic business decisions
  • Possess strong excel skills allowing for quick and efficient interpretation of performance data

What you will recieve

  • Work in a senior capacity for well-known business, enjoying autonomy in your role – organising your own workload and generating / leading your own projects
  • Develop your commercial business acumen in terms of helping to increase margins and profitability of your business area
  • Enjoy genuine opportunities to advance and progress your career in a successful, growing and highly commercial business

Summary

This operationally focussed senior finance role is a great position for a talented, commercial qualified accountant to test their business and value-adding skills in an environment that will reward this type of success with clear progression opportunities.

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