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Part-Time Finance Director - Poole - Dorset

Job Title: Part-Time Finance Director

Location: Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom

Job Description:
We are seeking a highly experienced and motivated Part-Time Finance Director to join our national food company based in Poole, Dorset. As the Finance Director, you will play a critical role in shaping and managing the financial strategy and operations of our company. This position offers an exciting opportunity for an individual with a strong financial background and a passion for the food industry to contribute to the growth and success of our organisation.



  1. Financial Strategy and Planning: Develop and implement financial strategies, policies, and plans to support the company's overall objectives. Collaborate with the executive team to provide financial insights and recommendations for business decisions.
  2. Financial Reporting: Oversee the timely and accurate preparation of financial statements, reports, and analysis. Ensure compliance with accounting principles, regulatory requirements, and internal controls.
  3. Budgeting and Forecasting: Lead the budgeting process and prepare accurate financial forecasts. Monitor and analyze financial performance against budgets and forecasts, providing recommendations for cost management and revenue enhancement.
  4. Cash Flow Management: Manage cash flow, including monitoring liquidity, optimizing working capital, and ensuring adequate funding for business operations and growth initiatives.
  5. Financial Risk Management: Identify and assess financial risks, develop risk mitigation strategies, and implement internal controls to safeguard company assets. Monitor compliance with legal, tax, and financial regulations.
  6. Financial Operations: Oversee day-to-day financial operations, including accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and financial systems. Streamline processes to enhance efficiency and accuracy.
  7. Strategic Financial Planning: Provide financial analysis and modeling to support strategic initiatives, such as mergers and acquisitions, new product development, and market expansion.
  8. Team Leadership: Manage and develop the finance team, fostering a high-performance culture. Provide guidance, mentorship, and training to enhance financial knowledge and skills.

Part-Time Finance Director - Poole - Dorset

  1. Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field. Professional certification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, or ACA) is highly desirable.
  2. Proven experience as a Finance Director or similar role, preferably in the food industry or related sectors.
  3. Strong financial acumen and a comprehensive understanding of financial principles, regulations, and best practices.
  4. Demonstrated ability to develop and implement financial strategies aligned with business objectives.
  5. Proficiency in financial analysis, budgeting, and forecasting. Experience with financial modeling and ERP systems is an advantage.
  6. Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a finance team.
  7. Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  8. Analytical mindset with attention to detail and a proactive approach to problem-solving.
  9. Familiarity with the UK food industry and an understanding of relevant industry dynamics and trends.
  10. Ability to work part-time, with a flexible schedule to accommodate the needs of the company.
Job Benefits

If you are a results-oriented finance professional looking for a part-time opportunity to make a significant impact on a national food company, we invite you to apply for the role of Part-Time Finance Director. Join our dynamic team and contribute to our continued growth and success in the food industry.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Day Rate £550 - £600


FD Capital are a leading recruiter of FDs and CFOs for the Food and Beverage sector.

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Employment Type
Beginning of employment
1st March 2022
Duration of employment
Food and Beverage Manufacturing
Job Location
Poole, Dorset
Working Hours
Base Salary
£550-£600 Per day
Date posted
February 3, 2022
Valid through
February 28, 2022
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