Financial Controller / Finance Director Designate
Our client is a well-known manufacturing business with exceptional growth to date in its relatively short existence.
We are looking for a highly ambitious Financial Controller, strong-willed and with the gravitas required to support the board of directors in achieving their growth plans. This is an SME environment where hard work is rewarded and plain-speaking is encouraged. Very well-capitalised and with strong support from the company's funders, this position will be highly influential across the business and working closely with the owners.
If you're looking to make a name for yourself and have the appetite to work hard, are down-to-earth and personable, and love a challenge, then this is a great opportunity to make your mark.
This appointment, reporting to the Managing Director, will be accountable for the following:
Production of the monthly board pack to include detailed management accounts and analysis;
Provision of commercial intelligence to aid the board in its decision-making;
Ongoing constructive challenge of the board's business plan;
Close control of company financial resources, constantly looking for areas of improvement to both the working capital cycle and the bottom line;
The running of the accounts department team;
Maintaining good relations with the external stakeholders including banks, auditors, key suppliers and customers.
The candidate's experience
You will have a good working knowledge and can demonstrate experience of the following:
An understanding of the issues facing a manufacturing business and the accompanying accounting conventions;
An ability to build systems and influence key stakeholders in a change process;
An ability to influence non financial managers in cost control and cash management;
Strong attention to detail & a "completer-finisher";
Preferably a blue-chip and/or a top-10 background with strong skills in process management & implementation;
SAP Business One experience a plus;
Preferably management experience, with a proven ability of building successful teams.
If you are interested in applying please send your CV and details of your current remuneration.