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Head of Finance

  • Location: Alfreton
  • Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 days ago

Sharp Consultancy are currently recruiting on an exclusive basis for a well-known engineering specialist within the North Derbyshire region who are looking to appoint a new lead across finance to take control of the finance function reporting directly into the Managing Director.

Our client, an owner managed SME specialist are currently embarking on a period of high growth and change management and the newly created role is pivotal to the businesses success as finance becomes even more vital throughout the next 2-3-year plan.

As well as an excellent business with market leading services you will also work closely with a highly entrepreneurial MD and the senior management team, adding value from a finance and commercial reporting perspective.

Key responsibilities will include:

-Board level leadership including board packs and results
-Monthly management accounts process
-Costing and project management
-MI management and delivery
-Process improvements and reporting streamlining
-Planning and forecasting
-Management of a small finance team

The ideal candidate should have;

-Drive and motivation to succeed within a commercial environment
-Proactive approach
-A commercial mind-set with a solution based approach
-Manufacturing or Engineering experience

The ideal candidate must be a fully qualified accountant with a recognised professional body (e.g. ACA/ACCA/CIMA) and have a high commercial awareness alongside strong accounting experience and technical skills. Ideally having experienced and been involved in change management leading a finance team.


If you are interested in the above vacancy, or alternatively are only tentatively looking please do not hesitate to contact Sharp Consultancy completely confidentially in the first instance.

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 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 contact 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, so if we have not responded to your application within seven days please note that on this occasion your application has not been successful.