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Finance Director

  • Location: Nottingham
  • Salary: £80000 - £85000 per annum + car + bonus + pension + healthcare
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

Sharp Consultancy are working in partnership with a well-established and highly respected Client, a specialist within their sector, who are keen to appoint a new Finance Director to be based at the Nottingham Head Office.

Our client is a highly profitable market leader, with a significant R&D influence that runs throughout the sectors they operate with strong market share and industry leading products.
As part of their next stage of growth and succession planning they are now looking to appoint a new Finance Director who will take full ownership for the divisions finance leadership including P&L, balance sheet, cash, projects as well as MI development and reporting in particular at board level.

You will be reporting directly into the Group MD and the ability to work closely with the divisional leads is essential.
Role overview

To lead and develop the UK finance team.

*Reporting across the whole of the business, with responsibility for all finance operations
*To lead the finance function at a board/senior level, including the management of a small team of direct reports
*Significant development of mentoring and communication lines throughout the finance and non-finance teams and business stakeholders
*To develop the current finance team to enable stronger and more accurate results for the function.
*Operational Accounting in particular significant improvements across the function ensuring greater control of key business decisions in line with the agreed business strategy and plans.
*Stronger controls and more accurate reporting around month and year end
*Cashflow forecasting
*Process developments and improvements
*Production of quality reporting, in particular analysis and MI for the non-finance departments with a clear operational and strategic direction


Qualifications and experience

Fully Qualified - Essential
Group Accounting - Essential
Significant stakeholder management, gravitas and Leadership - Essential
Project leadership - Preferred
Commercial influencing - Preferred
Board level experience - Preferred



Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 20 years' experience we pride ourselves on sourcing excellent finance professionals across all divisions of an accounts function, from finance administrators through to senior Finance Director appointments. Please visit our website www.sharpconsultancy.com for more information on accountancy jobs or accountancy recruitment; finance jobs or finance recruitment.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV to the e-mail address stated, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.