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European Finance Director

Location: Peterborough
Ref: 1 - EFD - MH
Job description
Ambitious privately-owned business have an exciting opportunity for a European Finance Director to join their team, leading their UK and European operations.

As a key member of the Senior Leadership team, you will take full responsibility for the finance function of this fast-paced multi-site business, leading teams to ensure the timely and accurate provision of value-add financial and commercial support, driving both performance and growth. Some key responsibilities of the Finance Director will include;

Contribute to daily, weekly, monthly and annual financial forecasting, monitoring and reporting
Complete the segments monthly forecast and close including the preparation, interpretation and analysis of financial data, key performance indicators, working capital metrics and 80/20 activities per published reporting calendar.
Contribute to the development and review of the strategic aspects of the annual operating plan and develop the financial budget around the strategic plan.
Prepare and present financial results and annual plan presentations to Group Leaders
Embed a culture of continuous improvement to achieve world-class service standards, adaptive to market change and aligned to client needs
Set and achieve goals, objectives and KPIs to drive intelligent business performance
Clearly communicate vision and provide clear direction.
Embed strong people management strategies to develop and nurture engaged employees who are committed and driven to achieve results
Think strategically (see the bigger picture) but understand the detail and get involved in day to day activities
Review business processes to drive simplification initiatives,
You will be a Senior Finance Professional with a demonstrable track record of operating at Finance Director-level within a multi-site business, experience in an agricultural/food manufacturing would be beneficial.

The ideal candidate will be a pro-active leader who “knows what good looks like” and who engenders a high-performing culture within the team and wider business. You will also be a commercial and strategic thinker with a passion and desire to work collaboratively across the business to achieve organisational objectives.

Please note that our client is an equal opportunities Employer and adheres to all relevant legislation and offer services regardless of age, race, sex, disability or religious belief.