CFO | Edinburgh
Recruiter: Livingston James
Employer: Scotmid Co-operative
Contract type: Permanent, full time
Closing date: 19 August
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About the opportunity
Scotmid Co-operative is Scotland’s largest independent co-operative and has been at the heart of Scottish communities since 1859. Their businesses include Scotmid Co-operative, Lakes and Dales Co-operative, Semichem, Funeral Directors, Post Offices and our property division. They employ around 4,000 people in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the North of England, across nearly 300 retail outlets.
About the role
Following the upcoming retirement of their current CFO, Scotmid are looking to bring someone new into the business. The CFO is responsible for overall financial strategy, planning, monitoring and reporting across all aspects of the Society’s business. As part of the senior management team, the CFO maintains financial accountability for ongoing performance against the Society’s budgetary and strategic objectives, whilst providing creative analysis, rigorous challenge and innovative thinking to ensure the Society meets its long-term aims. The CFO performs a key role in the development of a robust financial and operational strategy across the Society along with the creation and monitoring of control systems and the reporting of accurate financial, commercial and operational results across the trading divisions.
About the individual
The CFO position requires someone with the genuine desire to drive value and make a difference in the environment in which they work. The role requires a range of leadership and stakeholder management skills, along with the ability to empower and drive transformational change. The individual should be strategically focused but also “hands-on” to ensure the accurate delivery and communication of financial and commercial information. Candidates should be experienced chartered accountants with strong technical skills and a track record of supporting a CEO on the ongoing commercial and financial development of a business.
To have a confidential discussion about this opportunity and review the full position profile, please contact Sophie Randles at Livingston James Group on email@example.com.