Senior Finance Manager - Logistics Division

England, West Yorkshire, Bradford
£65000 - £85000 per annum
16 Aug 2019
13 Sep 2019
Emma Wilkinson
Job Role
Finance Manager
Contract Type
Level of qualification

The interim Senior Finance Manager position is for 6 months on a FTC at a reputable FMCG business with a national presence.

Client Details

Our client has an immediate need for an interim Senior Finance Manager to join the business in their logistics division.


  • Input into the annual business plan and improvement programmes for Finance and other business areas
  • Drive a culture of financial and operational control and optimisation
  • Work with multiple business areas to build budgets for key financial metrics, ensure these are understood and provide challenge and action when not met
  • Drive the team to take ownership for the planning and management of financial processes, ensuring control throughout; review and challenge to ensure accuracy and value add output
  • Deep understanding of the current trading environment, investigating and articulating the short term and long term implications of any changes to senior stakeholders
  • Lead and deliver change activity focused on improving sales, service, profitability and cash. Create a restless culture of continuous improvement across the function to focus on services, costs, cash flow by involving colleagues in joint problem solving
  • Support senior managers and directors in the delivery of medium sized budgets along with supporting smaller budget areas (multi millions)
  • Develop and maintain relationships with senior stakeholders to understand and meet their needs; driving a culture of teamwork across the function and wider organisation
  • Provide leadership to the team, supporting and developing colleagues.


  • Qualified Accountant - ACA / ACCA / CIMA
  • An ability to deliver in a complex, fast paced environment
  • Experience of leading and managing a team
  • Excellent analytical thinking and numerical skills
  • Track record in a large complex business, identifying and leading business change projects
  • Significant commercial and financial understanding
  • Logistics experience is desirable but not essential.

Job Offer

Immediate start

6 month FTC

Competitive salary of £65,000 - £85,000 depending on experience

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