Group Chief Financial Officer

Are you an established financial leader with a background in a dynamic consumer environment?
Do you have a proven track record with mergers and acquisitions?
Are you ACCA or FCA Qualified?

MacGregor Black are partnering with a Leading Consumer Business on the search for a Group Chief Financial Officer. This is a permanent remote role based in Germany.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Finance Management – to provide leadership for short, medium, and long-term strategic financial objective development in order to improve profitability (including revenue management, improvement of internal processes, participation in tenders) and cash flow management (including debtors and inventory level control, improvements in payment terms with suppliers, effective overdraft solutions).
  • Financial Planning and Analysis – oversee group wide budgeting, forecasting, and reporting processes. Drive automation to enable in-depth daily analysis to support business units in assessing the impact of new ventures.
  • Internal Controls Environment – to ensure implementation and maintenance of effective internal control environment to enhance profitability while mitigating risks and ensuring compliance with GAAP, tax regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Investment Control and External Financing –  cultivate professional relationships with external leaders and oversee the planning, exection and follow-up of capital expenditure and financial investment projects.

What are we looking for?

  • A Master’s Degree in Finance and accreditation with either ACCA or FCA.
  • At least 5 years’ senior level experience within large international consumer businesses
  • Demonstrated experience in leading successful M&A transactions within the last 5 years.
  • Extensive track record in leading process automatisation and efficiency improvement initiatives
  • Ability to engage at Board level and contribute to strategic decision-making.
  • Strong financial acumen with the ability to grasp the financial implications and interrelations of various business aspects. 
  • Excellent leadership skills with a drive and pace to deliver results.
  • Strategic thinking with hands-on pragmatic approach to implementation.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with the capability to think innovatively and expand the traditional CFO role.

On offer is a competitive salary + benefits.

Please contact Emily Robson today for further information

Emily Robson

Emily Robson

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