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Finance Director

  • Location: Derby
  • Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + car, bonus, pension, and healthcare
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 8 months ago

Sharp Consultancy are working in partnership with a high growth market leading specialist who are now looking to appoint a new Finance Director to be based within the East Derbyshire region, near to Castle Donington and easily commutable from Nottingham, Derby and Leicester.

Our client is a highly profitable specialist service provider, with a strong R&D influence throughout the sectors they operate and strong market presence and industry leading products and services.

As part of their next stage of growth they are now looking to appoint a new Finance Director who will take full ownership for the finance leadership including P&L, balance sheet, CAPEX, cash, projects as well as MI development and reporting in particular at board level with clear direction and strategic leadership.

You will be reporting directly into the CEO and the ability to work closely with the
business leaders is essential.

Key duties will include:

-Financial leadership across the business
-Management of the finance function, including accountants, transactional finance staff and analysts
-Responsibility for the financial reporting and management accounting
-Full responsibility for the financial accounting process, including stat reporting and the lead across the audit process
-Stakeholder influencing, in particular sales, marketing, R&D and operations
-Financial systems and general process improvements
-Project management, in particular key long term WIP reporting
-Cashflow controls
-CAPEX control and management
-Board level reporting and influencing, in particular around board meetings and budget updates
-Regular forecasting
-Control of the Group P&L
-Management, development and mentoring of the finance team

You must be a qualified accountant and ideally be experienced within a high growth / fast growth environment.

Any experienced of IPO's or listed company accounting could be beneficial although not essential.

You should be ambitious, driven and keen to progress in a highly commercial and rewarding environment.


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.