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Finance Director

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    £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + + car allowance and bonus

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    Sarah-Jayne Healy

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    about 1 month ago

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This number 1 in finance role will see you driving the productivity of the finance function, keeping an eye on the day-to-day, while developing an ambitious commercial strategy for a fantastic, values-drive SME.

Over the last decade, this best in class manufacturer has quadrupled in terms of turnover and despite market pressures, continues to go from strength to strength. Doing the right thing is at the core of everything they do, from manufacturing top quality products to giving back to the local community. The business is entrepreneurial with a heart and they are looking for a strong finance leader, who can not only deliver on the numbers, but is aligned to their values and mission.

  • Being a key member of the board, driving analysis and modelling, giving advice and direction to drive strategic planning and thinking, whilst ensuring good summary information is provided.
  • Leading and coaching the finance function, ensuring high levels of accuracy and insight in work produced.
  • Delivering the yearly business plan, including the monthly and quarterly forecasts of the P&L and Balance Sheet and Cash Flow forecasting.
  • Overseeing the monthly management pack and ensuring it is delivered on time with well presented variance analysis particularly on margin, channel, carriage and cashflow.
  • Proactively driving business performance, ensuring trends and risks are identified and presented at the earliest opportunity.

You will be a qualified accountant with at least one previous role where you have managed a high-performing finance function. You will likely also come from a manufacturing background, or similar, and have experience of managing supply chain finance. Each day, you operate with a mindset of continuous improvement and will have solid examples to show where you have implemented positive change in your previous roles.

A position on the board with generous salary, car allowance, annual bonus and other benefits. A position to lead change in a fantastic, values-driven and ethical business.

EA First Ltd are acting as an Employment Agency for this permanent vacancy.