Strategic Programs Finance Manager

Posted 9 April by Axiom Executive Easy Apply

Our client is a US based, leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of premium products.

This is a very exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to take responsibility for key strategic programs with direct accountability for the execution of strategic projects. You will work as part of a cross-functional team to deliver projects with excellence, on time, within budget and delivering the relevant returns on investment per project financials.


  • Responsible for all key growth enabling strategic programs of the business and working as part of a cross-functional team
  • Responsible for investment (ROI/NPV/IRR) models to ensure correct allocation of resources
  • Responsible for all project related product costs, supply chain costs, pricing, investments
  • Responsible for acquisition analysis, due diligence and integration plans and execution
  • Responsible for ensuring all projects are tracked, executed on time with required KPI’s in place
  • Business partner to the International leadership team for operational / strategic projects & a key member of the finance leadership team
  • Ensure that the International FP&A and controllership teams receive timely project information
  • Set and develop clear KPI’s to track performance of the International businesses projects and introduce controllership metrics where relevant
  • Business process improvements as raised during projects
  • Ensure operational actions are in line with the company’s goals to deliver sales and profit targets in line with the expected significant growth in the International business
  • Required to work on ad-hoc projects as required


  • Accounting qualification with 7+ years PQE related
  • Experience of managing people
  • Extensive knowledge of US GAAP, familiar with multi-currency reporting
  • Experience of implementing ERP systems and change management
  • Familiar with working in an International environment
  • International consumer product experience
  • Experience in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Education / qualification:

University degree and accounting qualification


  • Energetic, disciplined, fast learner who thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Must have professional interpersonal skills, work ethic and character and be highly committed to delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Must have well developed planning, organizational, analytical and teaching skills with the ability to effectively multi-task.
  • A resourceful team-player who cares about team accomplishments.
  • Must have superior people skills with the ability to develop a positive working relationship with all operating divisions and different cultures
  • Ability to cultivate and promote a strong team environment.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communications skills, fluent in English
  • Must have a work permit to work in the UK and be able to travel as required

Required skills

  • Budgets
  • Finance
  • Project

Reference: 34860673

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