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Head of Finance – Nutrition (12 month FTC)


Head of Finance – Nutrition (12 month FTC)

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Finance & Fraud


THG Nutrition


4M, Manchester Airport

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THG is a fast-moving, global technology business that specialises in taking brands direct to consumers. Our world-class proprietary tech and infrastructure powers our extensive portfolio of beauty, nutrition and lifestyle brands and is now helping drive exponential growth of our clients’ brands globally.  

We’re powered by a global team of over 10,000 ambitious people around the world. Our culture is fast-paced and entrepreneurial, it’s this DNA that has supported our incredible growth.

We’re always looking for individuals that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG, and play a part in driving the group forward on its exciting journey. So, if you’re ready to take the next big step in your career, challenge yourself every day and evolve with the world around you, THG is ready for you. 

Location: 4M, Manchester Airport

About Nutrition

The Nutrition Division of THG includes Myprotein, MyVegan, MyVitamins, Exante & Idealfit. In Myprotein exists THG’s largest brand, but of similar importance is the growth trajectory of all brands in the division, which have seen exponential growth in the past few years. You will find an unrivalled passion from the staff, whose dedication over the years have turned these brands into market leaders in multiple territories globally. Vertically integrated, these brands retain strong individual identities, but the division operates as a large single unit, working consistently to deliver rapid growth in a fast moving industry. Innovation, creativity and resourcefulness are common characteristic of the staff across all departments in this ever-expanding team. 

About Finance at THG 

Finance at THG is a rapidly growing and evolving team, covering all areas of finance from central functions such as accounts receivable and payable, treasury, tax and internal audit, to specific commercial teams for each of our divisions; Beauty, Tech, Consumer, Health and Brands. As the business expands and takes on new challenges in the form of acquired businesses or new ventures, finance is there to support every step of the way, leading to dynamic and challenging roles – no two days are the same! Common characteristics among our team are the ability to drive change, adaptability, and resourcefulness, to ensure we can keep pace with the business, without compromising on financial control or sales performance.

About the Role

The Nutrition Finance function sits across both the commercial and financial structures at THG. A unique function offering the opportunity to business partner across all areas of the division helping to drive trading performance and profitability, support growth and innovation as well as delivering strong financial control and reporting.


Reporting into the Finance Director, the role is split into the below key areas:

  • Financial control and ownership of the month end processes across all online offerings including Myprotein
  • Commercial reporting and analysis; driving and challenging all aspects of the P&L, delivering key profit improvement and working capital initiatives
  • Budgeting and Forecasting both in month and on a rolling 12 month view to assist the business in future planning and driving performance
  • Assisting with longer term strategic projects including leading international expansion from a financial compliance perspective

Within these areas the role will require:

  • An inspirational leader, who thrives on being able to drive and work with an ambitious team to achieve goals aligned to the business’ need
  • A proactive approach to P&L performance, acting quickly on both risks and opportunities identified in both the short, medium and long term.
  • A confident mindset, comfortable in dealing with a wide range of non-financial key stakeholders and managing difficult conversations
  • Comfortable to challenge and review spend approvals to ensure all costs deliver incremental benefit to the business
  • A strong attention to detail to ensure a tightly controlled balance sheet is delivered consistently, reviewing the wider team’s work
  • A keen ability to multi-task across a number of areas and manage both their own and the teams time effectively
  • An ability to communicate with wider finance functions outside of the division, including group, tax, treasury etc, to ensure all relevant information is provided and received for reporting purposes
  • A collaborative approach to working with the wider divisional finance team including commercial, to assist with reporting and profit delivery, and SSC, to ensure a tightly controlled working capital cycle
  • Direct management of a team of 5-6


  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA or ACA)
  • Experience working within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with and manage Senior Stakeholders
  • Experience leading and developing an ambitious team
  • Planning and organisational skills with proven ability to meet deadlines


  • Competitive salary
  • Onsite Doctor
  • Employee discounts
  • Gym Discounts
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Company pension scheme

THG is proud to be a Disability Confident Committed employer. If you are invited to interview, please let us know if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to the recruitment process that will enable you to perform to the best of your ability.

Because of the high volumes of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application we receive within 14 days. If you haven't heard from us within that time frame or should you have any specific questions about this or other applications for positions at THG please contact one of our Talent team to discuss further. 

THG is committed to creating a diverse & inclusive environment and hence welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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