Finance Director - Manufacturing

Finance Director - Manufacturing

Job Title: Finance Director - Manufacturing
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: £120000 - £130000 per annum + Package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: DB110498_1549296687
Contact Name: Marcus Barnes
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 04, 2019 16:11

Job Description

Woodrow Mercer have been exclusively appointed by a privately-owned manufacturing group based in the Coventry area. With sites in the UK and mainland Europe, it has a turnover approaching £200m.

The business is long established and profitable with a strong balance sheet and they now wish to appoint a new Finance Director to the board.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Day to day financial management and control
  • Management of relationships with banks, accountants, lawyers and other professional advisors
  • Management and development of MI across the group
  • Act as Company Secretary
  • Operational responsibility for treasury, foreign exchange and letters of credit
  • Work alongside the CEO in developing and delivering group strategy

Candidate experience:

  • Fully qualified accountants (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with significant experience in manufacturing and / or trading businesses
  • Previous exposure to import and currency will be essential
  • An understanding of Lean processes and the ability to deliver process improvements across all areas of the business

You will be highly credible and able to operate with minimal direction. Your strategic and commercial talents will be balanced by your prudent approach.