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Head of Finance

  • Location: Sheffield
  • Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + hybrid flexible working, Car, Bonus
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Finance, Executive Finance
  • Contact: Qualified Perm
  • Contact Email:
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 03 August 2022
  • Job Ref: AP38166PA_1656951802
Sharp Consultancy are working exclusively with a large market leading manufacturer based in the Sheffield region as they look to add a new Head of Finance as part of the next stage of growth within a new division of the business
Based close to both the M1 and offering a hybrid flexible working approach with an office presence only needed for 2-3 days a week at busy periods this role will appeal to both local and non-local candidates.
The client is a highly profitable specialist manufacturer, with a strong element of R&D development throughout the sectors they operate and support with a strong international market presence for their industry leading products and services.
As part of their next stage of divisional growth they are now looking to appoint a new Head of Finance who will take full ownership for the finance leadership including P&L, budgets, 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 MD and work closely to develop the future of the business along a clearly deliverable growth path. The ability to work closely with the business leaders and to influence accordingly is also essential.
Key duties will include:

-Number one in finance
-Working closely with the manufacturing, sales, operations and production leaders across the business
-Financial leadership across the business reporting into the MD
-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
-Stakeholder influencing, in particular on key product lines and margins with sales, marketing, R&D and operations all involved
-Financial systems and general process improvements
-Project management, in particular key long term WIP reporting and delivery of medium to long term analysis of pipeline
-Cashflow controls
-CAPEX control and management
-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 an SME, manufacturing environment that has allowed hands on experience

Any experience of high growth / fast growth environments would be advantageous

This could also be your first number one appointment providing you can demonstrate the relevant experience within a FC/FM/HOF role whilst working for an FD or CFO.

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.

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.