Finance Director

Pratap Partnership Ltd
Wakefield, UK
06 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A private equity Finance Director opportunity with a number of significant attractions. A successful engineering company with a long history and international profile, significant PE investment to accelerate the sales growth & medium-term exit plan and a broad range of responsibilities in the role.

About the company;

A specialist engineering company, providing a design, consultancy and installation service to an international market place and across the mining, transport and energy sectors. The business enjoys a gross profit of over 20% and significant opportunities for immediate growth, facilitated through the recent investment of significant capital.

Based to the west of Wakefield, the business is commutable from all areas of South and West Yorkshire.

About the opportunity;

Part of the leadership board and reporting into the Chief Executive, the Finance Director will be responsible for;
  • Leading a small finance function to produce monthly management accounts, annual stat accounts and all aspects of VAT and tax management
  • Working capital management
  • Investor relations
  • Leading the budget and forecast process with the support of the Operations Director
  • Supporting the Managing Director in preparing new tenders, targeting new work and ensuring that all infrastructure and controls exist to support current and future business

About the candidate;

This opportunity suits a candidate who has either worked in a similar level Finance Director position or someone who is looking for a first FD position with a solid grounding gained as a Financial Controller.

The personality fit is more important than matching the engineering sector or PE ownership background. The successful shortlist will be made up of candidates who are technically very strong, high levels of commercial acumen, exceptional organisational skills, multi-facetted & adaptable communication style and high levels of drive and determination.

What's on offer;
  • Basic salary between £85,000 and £100,000
  • Full executive benefits and equity options

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