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Finance Director, Crawley, West Sussex

South East

Full-Time (permanent)

£80 - £90k

FD Recruit have another Finance Director Job Vacancy for a Crawley based client – handled by our South East Team.

An opportunity has arisen for a Finance Director / Head of Finance within a business that has experienced exceptional growth over the past 5 years. They are a privately owned, Crawley based subsidiary of an international wholesale & distribution business that require a strategic thinking senior finance professional to provide finance, accounting and commercial support across the organisation. Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will lead a small Finance and Operations team, with the responsibility of ensuring process and performance are aligned to both local and global organisational goals.

Key duties will encompass:

  • Production of timely, accurate and meaningful financial reports and analysis to local senior management and global head office
  • Oversee all daily, weekly and monthly transactional requirements
  • Leading and developing a finance and back office team
  • Ownership of budgeting, forecasting and cash flow analysis
  • Supporting and challenging budget owners to meet targets and deliver budgets
  • Attend management meetings and present meaningful financial analysis and guidance / assistance where relevant to senior management
  • Review and implementation of internal controls, processes and procedures
  • Controlling / maximising working capital
  • Margin analysis, process improvement and other cost reduction strategies
  • Production of Annual Statutory reporting and management of audit process
  • Management of supply chain / logistics team / function

About you:

  • Qualified Accountant ACA / ACCA / CIMA, ideally with at least 10 years’ post qualified experience, preferably in the consumer products industry
  • A motivated finance professional with a passion for people management
  • The ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Works well under pressure in fast paced environment
  • Strong technical, problem solving and analytical skills
  • A proactive leader who continually seeks to assess procedures and processes and implements improvements
  • The ability to challenge, motivate and influence
  • A proven record of establishing robust stakeholder relationships
  • Sound in IT systems and process driven

This is a great time to join a high performing organisation with continued aggressive growth plans in place for the next 5 years. Career progression and personal development opportunities are available for a determined individual ready to make their mark.

To see further information about Finance Director Recruitment please see the Full-Time Finance Director Services section of our website.


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