Fleet, Hampshire
Negotiable dependant on experience
28 Nov 2018
28 Dec 2018
Business Sector
Non Food & Drink
Full Time
Contract Type

Financial Manager – Consumer Products

Negotiable dependant on experience

Fleet, Hampshire

Founded in 1959, the Conair Corporation is a global, marketing leading small appliances and electrical beauty products business with revenues in excess of $2bn. The UK subsidiary business has grown rapidly over the past 30 years, driven by new product innovation, a commitment to quality and strong customer relationships in the retail and wholesale markets. With a broad product range in electrical hair care, brushes & accessories and small domestic appliances, Conair is home to many leading brands including BaByliss, TRESemmé, Rusk, Scϋnci, Waring and Cuisinart. Owing to a retirement, there is now an opportunity to join the Finance Department as Financial Manager.

Role and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Finance Director, the Finance Manager will monitor the day-to-day financial operations within the company as well as overseeing 3 direct reports. Additional responsibilities of the role include but are not limited to:

  • Oversee back office services:  Accounts Payable, Cash Management, Trade & Marketing Spend, VAT & Corporation Tax.
  • Establish & maintain financial procedures and controls.
  • Review financial data and prepare monthly reports.
  • Production of year-end and interim audit files and liaison with external and internal auditors
  • Budget and re-forecast - cash flow, balance sheet and indirect expenses.
  • Provide financial analysis to the senior team to help in decision making processes
  • Responsible for staff management, performance appraisals and for providing training, clear and effective day to day leadership, management, guidance and mentoring
  • Assisting in major changes in financial systems group wide and assist in the implementation of measures to minimise financial risk.
  • Conducting reviews and evaluations for cost reduction opportunities

The preferred candidate will have an FMCG background as well as strong experience using SAP in a similar role. In addition, you will ideally have people management experience with evidence of supporting and developing junior members of the finance team. This is a pivotal role within the company therefore a strong character and a trustworthy nature with the ability to communicate effectively is favoured.

If you have the relevant experience described above, please forward your details to Hannah Bulmer at or call 01132 054970 for an initial conversation.

All 3rd party applications will be forwarded to our exclusive recruitment partners at Clear Edge Search & Selection.

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