Reporting into the Managing Director and Interim FD you will be the on-site number one in finance. And you will form part of the Executive team which means that you will be helping to deliver the overall business strategy.With Private Equity (PE) funding the future holds ambitious growth plans for this global manufacturer that has just celebrated its 200th year in business. Being the custodian of finance you will be a critical friend. And be responsible for ensuring that all finance related matters run smoothly.Your new roleOne of the biggest challenges facing this role will be to support the growth of the business and improve the profitability of its current and future business.And if you are precious about job titles. It's anticipated you could with adequate development become a Finance Director in 12-18 months as the Interim FD moves onto the next project!You will lead a team of 3 people who will be responsible for:* Revenue recognition based upon the relevant project/order.* Management accounts, variance analysis, budgeting and forecasting.* Cash management.* The production of MI, KPI's and associated commentary.* The preparation of statutory accounts and HMRC returns.* Improve customer profitability of gross margins and profit.* Improve reporting systems and processes.A full job description is available upon request.The values of this company are:* Winning together - building relationships on trust and transparency.* Committed to excellence - be solution focused and challenge conventional thinking.* Safety first - listen and respect each other.* Inspire growth - listen to others as a tool to learn.* Go green - make positive and sustainable choices.Benefits* Base salary: £68k to £72k* Cash car allowance: £5k* Working from home: 2 day per week | Wakefield (WF1) 3 days* Holiday: 25 days per year (excluding bank holidays)* Company profit sharing bonus plus many other benefits including life assuranceSkills and experience to be successful* A Chartered qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent).* Experience of the manufacturing sector. Or Construction.* Experience as a Financial Controller, Head of Finance or equivalent.* Practical experience of revenue recognition.* Senior Leadership Team experience acting as a critical friend.What you need to do nowIf you want to join a global manufacturer which is growing and will provide a natural opportunity to learn, grow and develop into the role of Finance Director please apply. Or contact us for more information.Please note interviews are being conducted on a rolling basis so early applications are strongly encouraged.