Head of Finance and Operations

06 September 20212021-09-06
Grimsby, NE Lincolnshire

Outstanding opportunity for a dynamic and energetic Financial Controller to join an exciting SME based in Grimsby. This business has been on an exciting journey and the Finance Director is now looking for a no 2 in finance. This role will be involved in e commerce, sales, commercial and operational aspects of the business so this role requires a strong all rounder

With warehouses and operations in the EU, UK, US and China this is a challenging role, and requires the candidate to be focused, detailed and hands on.

  • Management of the day to day accounting activities including the finance team
  • Ensure stock is in the right place across the globe at the right time at the most cost effective price
  • Cashflow forecasting and budgeting
  • Optimise warehouse efficiency, through system and process review and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Ensure goods are delivered  through import / export processors internally and externally
  • Coordinate New Product development time lines with various internal and external partners
  • Lead Supply Chain and Warehouse teams

We are looking for candidates from the following background;

  • Qualified or Qualified by Experience Accountant with operational experience and driving performance improvement
  • Ability to work and pull together complex systems and excel
  • Must have operational experience, driving performance improvement
  • Must be hands on and able to lead a team by example
  • An ability to understand spreadsheets and model and improve demand planning / forecasting is critical.


An excellent opportunity to get a wide breadth of experience in an exciting and growing business, private medical, 10% bonus and opportunity for some international travel