Finance Director

Chorley, UK
18 Jul 2019
22 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Finance Director
£70,000 - £80,000 per annum
Chorley, Lancashire

Our client is a diverse £50m t/o private equity-backed manufacturer of FMCG products with products available in over 30 different countries, with growth organically and via acquisition. Due to the plans of the investors and senior management team, the business is seeking a hands-on, yet commercially aware Finance Director to facilitate the exciting plans of the business.

The Role:

As Finance Director, you will form a vital part of the senior leadership team alongside the investors and key stakeholders across the business. You will have responsibility for presentation of all financial results to the board and recommending business initiatives from a financial perspective. You will also be making a significant contribution to the strategic direction and growth of the business, as well as having responsibility for cash flow management and forecasting, processes and controls, and installation of KPIs, processes, (new) systems to maintain an effective finance function.
  • Full leadership of the finance function
  • Reporting directly to investors, including commentary and recommendations for strategic ventures
  • Establishing and improving upon best in class financial controls and processes
  • Partnering with key senior stakeholders and non-finance personnel
  • Providing advice on site efficiencies through intense data analysis
  • Strict cash flow management including responsibility for covenant reporting
  • Establishing weekly and monthly KPI's
  • Preparation of statutory accounts
  • Other ad-hoc tasks as required

The Requirements:
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified
  • Previous experience within manufacturing or FMCG
  • Experience within a PE-backed entity is desirable
  • Experience within a fast-paced environment
  • Ability and gravitas to initiate positive change

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