The Company

Our client is an internationally renowned, vertically integrated fresh food business with operations across the world, supplying leading retailers. The Group continues to grow its interests through significant investment in production, variety development and route to market. We have exclusively partnered to lead the search for a Finance Manager, responsible for financial control and reporting for the North American business.

The Role

Based on the East Coast, the Finance Manager will be responsible for establishing and building a professional finance function for the rapidly growing North American business, reporting directly to the Global Finance Director. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing financial analysis, planning, modelling and fiscal reporting while ensuring financial compliance, transparency, and validation of the business’ activities. With an ambitious growth strategy backed by high levels of investment globally, our client expects the Finance Manager to seize the opportunity to progress to a Finance Director position as objectives are realised within 3-4 years.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will demonstrate broad experience of all aspects of effective financial control and reporting, with the ability to carry out detailed analysis and deliver information efficaciously across the business. A technically strong, ethical, values-driven leader, the individual will have experience of working in a continually changing business environment, preferably in the fresh produce sector. The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s in Accounting, Finance or equivalent alongside ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualifications, with at least 3 years of post-qualified experience. The individual will ideally be based within commutable distance of the Philadelphia area.

For more information on this confidential opportunity, please contact Joe Redfearn via joe@edensearch.co.uk or 0044  203 7957735.

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