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Finance Director

  • Location: Chesterfield
  • Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

Sharp Consultancy are acting as the retained partner for a subsidiary of a large international group who are keen to appoint a new Finance Director to be based within the Chesterfield region.

Our client has a long standing reputation as a specialist within its bespoke engineering and manufacturing sector having grown into a market leading position after a long period of growth and investment.

You will be reporting directly into the Group CFO and the ability to work closely with the UK MD and UK Commercial Director is essential. As the FD you will also be responsible for the finance and HR team including, Accountants, Analysts, Payroll, Ledgers, Credit Control and Accounts Assistants and as well as the day-to-day responsibility for Finance you will also oversee the IT, Administration and HR advisors.

Role overview;

To lead and develop the UK finance team.

*Reporting across the whole of the Group, with responsibility for all UK 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 Financial Controller to enable stronger and more accurate results for the Group 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.
*Cashflow forecasting
*Process developments and improvements
*Stronger controls and more accurate reporting around month and year end
*Production of quality reporting, in particular analysis and MI for the non-finance departments with a clear operational and strategic direction
*UK lead across HR and HR related administration


Qualifications and experience;

Fully Qualified - Essential
Operational Accounting - Essential
Significant stakeholder management and Leadership - Essential
Manufacturing experience - Essential
Group reporting - 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 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.