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Divisional Finance Director

  • Location London
  • Job type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH125365

Our client is one of the most iconic American listed technology companies in the world which focuses on e-commerce, cloud computing, digital streaming, and artificial intelligence. It is one of the Big Five companies in the U.S. information technology industry, along with Google, Apple, Facebook, and Microsoft.

They have engaged Investigo to help support in the recruitment of a Finance Director for their head office in London. The role will focus on the EU Global Transportation Services team supporting on Finance & commercial matters with the purpose of supporting the operational side of the business in delivering for their valued customers.

Our client, intends to become the most customer-centric company on earth. Delivering millions of packages each day and fulfilling customer orders globally means that small decisions can have a significant impact on the customer experience.

The GTS, EU Finance team looks to operate in a continuously iterative manner, driving transformation and perennially improving upon existing processes. The team consists of 6 core pillars:

  • Strategic planning - Investment decisions and short & longer-term planning
  • FP&A - Planning cycles, regular reporting, Business Information & Data Analytics
  • European Carriers & Expansion - Performance of contracts and the path to profitability
  • Customer experience - Working with the business to ensure speed and quality, and delivery against the Amazon promise
  • Projects - Dedicated to driving process improvement, sustainability and change management
  • Carrier finders - Partnering with commercial teams to provide supporting analysis and models

The Finance Director role could sit in any of the 6 pillars.

As a senior finance leader, you will partner closely with operational heads to advise on both short and long-term business plans and will oversee a team of managers and analysts. Therefore, it is essential that you have a background in team management and business partnering, ideally within a similarly dynamic and fast-paced environment.

In this role, you will be responsible for multi-billion dollar budgets and will own the entire P/L. The successful candidate will have proven experience in a large, complex group environment, will be able to pick things up very quickly and will demonstrate their competency in effectively transforming data into easily digestible, strategic insights that will impact business decisions.

Our client has a concept of constantly raising the bar by bringing in exceptional talent that can bring new ideas and challenge the status quo. To succeed in this role, you will be an inquisitive and thoughtful leader that thrives on bringing real strategic value to a business.

If interested, please contact Andy Young on 07711373314.