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Finance Director

  • Location: Harrogate
  • Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Car, bonus, pension
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 months ago

  • Sector: Finance, Executive Finance
  • Contact: Leeds Qualified
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 19 June 2022
  • Job Ref: MIB38009_1653059342

Our client is a well-established, highly profitable, manufacturing business based near Harrogate. They are looking to recruit a new Finance Director who will form part of the operational board and be responsible for supporting the financial infrastructure and strategic direction required for the business to achieve its growth objectives. You will need to be a proven business leader with exceptional communication skills, commercial mindset, empathy and drive.

The role will be hands on, providing accurate and effective financial leadership across the business, with key responsibilities including, but not being limited to:
Ensuring smooth running of finances for the business
Ensure the business has the financial capacity and working capital to achieve its objectives
Develop and deliver the strategic long-term plan in line with the board to meet objectives
Drive and support the development of a positive and supportive culture throughout the business.
Drive the development of effective and insightful monthly management accounts and MI as required
Ensure the business has a highly effective back-office team.

The successful candidate will need to be:
*A qualified Accountant who are either ACA, CIMA or ACCA qualified.
*Able to demonstrate strong progression in their career to date
*Experienced as a Finance Director in growing SME business
*A board level operator
*Have the ability to lead a finance team ensuring continuous professional development, driving improvements and standards
*Demonstrate a strong technical competency in financial accounting and reporting whilst also being able to produce highly accurate and insightful monthly management accounts
*Have a strong commercial instinct, capable of supporting the business on commercial decisions including investment appraisals and acquisitions
*Demonstrate the exceptional communication skills and personal presentation required to operate and influence at Board level.

This role will support someone who is looking for hybrid working, and we would also welcome applications from candidates who might be interested in reduced hours alongside those candidates who are looking for a full time role.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 25 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 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.