Livingston James retained by Hero Brands to appoint Finance Director within their Retail Online Division

Hero Brands is a highly successful, family-owned multifaceted business, responding to emerging consumer trends and building fast-casual brands of the future. With a network of experienced multi-unit franchise operators, they can move at pace and quickly launch brands to a global consumer audience. All their brands have been chosen and developed to offer quality and innovation to a diverse and discerning global audience.

The Retail Online division manages the online retail activities within the Hero Brands portfolio, and it is set to expand with significant investments being made to drive its Online Grocery consumer offering and the expansion of the Online Pharmacy operation. The Online division is also set to launch additional direct to consumer Online offerings later this year.

The Online Division of Hero Brands is currently expanding its portfolio and is seeking an experienced and commercial Financial Director to play a key role in supporting and driving the growth ambitions of the division. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an innovative and commercially focused, growing business.

This is a highly visible role with the successful candidate having overall responsibility for finance and supporting the growth ambitions of the company. Given the exposure of the position, it is essential that the individual has the ability to build effective and robust working relationships across all departments of the division. The post holder will also possess a strong work ethic and they will be expected to support the strategic ambitions of the Online Division Chief Executive Officer.

The position requires a confident individual with a keen eye for detail, with strong analytical skills and the ability to liaise with stakeholders across multiple levels of the business. The Finance Director will have the confidence to work directly with the CEO and other senior management team members where required. It is very important that the individual will also be able to take full ownership of duties and responsibilities of the role.

It is preferrable that the individual will have worked in high growth, innovative environments where they will have been tasked with working closely with the operations teams across the business.

An attractive financial package is available to the successful individual and will be commensurate with the background and experience required for the role. For more information on remuneration please contact Mark Lewis at Livingston James.

Please note that any direct or third-party approaches will be sent to Livingston James for review and assessment.

Hero Retail Online – Finance Director – Position Profile

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