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Finance Director E-Commerce

Our client is a leading e-commerce business in the pharmaceutical sector, based in the heart of London. Their mission is to innovate and lead in the delivery of pharmaceutical products, offering an unparalleled shopping experience to our customers. As they continue to grow and expand their operations, thjey are seeking a dynamic and experienced Finance Director to join the executive team. This role offers an exciting opportunity to contribute to the strategic direction and financial health of the company.

This is a hybrid role 4 days per week

  • Strategic Leadership: Play a critical role in strategic planning and decision-making at the executive level to improve short-term and long-term financial performance and business growth.
  • Financial Management: Oversee all financial aspects of the company, including financial planning, management of financial risks, record-keeping, and financial reporting. Ensure accuracy and compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Lead the annual budgeting process and forecasts, providing financial insights that support decision-making across all business areas.
  • Cash Flow Management: Ensure efficient management of the company’s cash flow to support business operations and strategic initiatives.
  • Investment Strategy: Evaluate and advise on long-term business planning and financial strategies, including investments, mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures.
  • Stakeholder Relations: Manage relationships with partners, investors, and external financial entities. Communicate financial performance and strategy effectively to stakeholders.
  • Team Leadership and Development: Lead, mentor, and develop a high-performing finance team capable of meeting the demands of a rapidly growing business.
  • Cost Reduction and Efficiency Improvement: Identify and implement opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency improvements across the organization.
  • Compliance and Risk Management: Ensure that the company complies with all legal and regulatory requirements relating to financial management and reporting. Implement effective risk management strategies.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field. A Master's degree or professional qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, or CPA is highly desirable.
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in financial management roles, with at least 5 years in a senior leadership position within the e-commerce or pharmaceutical sectors.
  • Strong understanding of e-commerce business models and the pharmaceutical industry’s regulatory environment.
  • Proven track record of success in financial forecasting, budgeting, and strategic planning.
  • Exceptional leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate a team.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a proactive approach to overcoming challenges and achieving business objectives.
Job Benefits
  • The opportunity to be part of a dynamic and innovative team making a significant impact in the pharmaceutical e-commerce sector.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including performance-based bonuses.
  • A collaborative and supportive work environment that values innovation, creativity, and diversity.
  • Continuous professional development opportunities to support your career growth.
  • Salary £120,000
  • 4 Days per week

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Finance Director - London
Employment Type
Beginning of employment
1st April 2024
Duration of employment
Job Location
Working Hours
Base Salary
£120,000-£120,000 Per year
Date posted
February 29, 2024
Valid through
March 31, 2024
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