"This role should be my natural successor..."
A direct quote from the Head of Finance of the industry leading business based in Nottingham that we're supporting to recruit their next Finance Manager (Planning & Commercial). A qualified accountant (ACCA, ACMA, ACA) with demonstrable experience supporting & working closely with non-financial budget holders in a fast paced & demanding environment - including Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Procurement, in this role you'll work closely as the right hand to the Head of Finance in ensuring the ongoing provision of sound financial management to all UK sites (9).
Leading a team of 4 Business Partners & a Finance Analyst, whose job it is to provide sound financial guidance to operations (Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Procurement, Commercial) leaders, including performance to sales/costs budget, analysis of supply variances, and medium to long term financial planning - all the way ensuring appropriate controls and processes are followed effectively.
The necessary financial management elements not withstanding, it's essential that the successful candidate has the right personality & character to drive & influence the performance of the business. Building strong sustainable relationships with a broad range of stakeholders, including Site Leadership teams, through delivering insightful information and challenging decision making (in the right way).
Candidates with experience leading & developing finance teams in a demanding, fast paced environment supporting multiple sites / departments with the personality described above are invited to apply. As per the opening line of this advert, the Head of Finance is hopeful that for the right candidate - this role should act as a great training ground for onward & upward progression in the business.
For more information on this role, get in touch with Alex Alcock or Aynsley Buggy.