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Finance Director

  • Location: Alfreton
  • Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Healthcare, Hybrid/Flexible working
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Finance, Qualified Finance
  • Contact: Qualified Perm
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: Immediately
  • Expiry Date: 01 June 2023
  • Job Ref: AP03589389PA_1683042654

Sharp Consultancy are acting as the exclusive partner for a fast growing client within the North Derbyshire region who are recruiting an FD to join the business within a newly created role to lead across finance and support the MD as they embark on the next stage of business growth and development.
Our client is a sub £20m T/O business who has successfully grown from a bespoke manufacturer into a specialist market leader with an international presence.

Due to recent successes and subsequent investment as well as a strong cash position, the board have been able to establish a more dynamic growth strategy and will be looking to grow the business significantly over the next 2-3 years.

The business has a range of key clients and is a production and bespoke development specialist providing products and support to significant multi-national clients and their customers in high end settings.
* You will be the lead in finance, responsible for a small team and the development and growth of that team
* You will create and develop strong accounts processes with a particular focus on projects and financial analysis
* You will take responsibility for the monthly management accounts process, the financial year end and the year end audit
* You will lead across external partnering and be the key decision maker for banking, insurances, investment and R&D.
* You will work closely the owner at lead across a senior level throughout the business, in particular developing strong finance ownership including reviews and analysis to aid commercial decision making
* You must have the ability to provide robust finance leadership with significant responsibility for performance and leadership of a growing SME
* You will lead across wider growth strategies, including M&A and investment opportunities
* You must be able to demonstrate strong leadership and management capabilities, in particular within a board setting

All applicants must be qualified, preferably chartered having progressed into a production or manufacturing environment and it is essential you can show a strong level of commercial leadership with clear understanding of MI and business improvements via strong finance processes.
Any previous experience of manufacturing, production or design with operational exposure in business would be highly advantageous but not necessarily essential.
You must possess strong management and coaching skills, be an excellent communicator and lead with the required gravitas to drive the business at all levels.
If you are interested in the above vacancy, or alternatively are only tentatively looking please do not hesitate to contact me completely confidentially in the first instance.

Candidates must be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction. To apply please send your CV, 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.

Sharp Consultancy is a finance and accountancy recruitment specialist assisting accounting and finance divisions of businesses in the Yorkshire and Derbyshire area. With over 30 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.