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Finance Director, Wakefield, West Yorkshire


Full-Time (permanent)

£80-100 plus bonus

FD Recruit have another Finance Director Job Vacancy for a Wakefield based client – handled by our Yorkshire Team.

The company is a successful and fast growing, private equity backed, SME, technology development and manufacturing business.
They have ambitious plans for continued growth with another phase of funding due shortly. They now require a talented Finance Director to contribute to the development of the business and support the management team in this next exciting phase.

This is an excellent opportunity for a talented Finance Director to be an integral part of the business expansion, interacting with staff and management at all levels. The position is an all-encompassing lead finance role, working closely with the Senior Leadership Team. There will be regular liaison and interaction with Private Equity and independent investors.

Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and directing the finance function.
  • Financial and management control including budgeting, forecasting, reporting and analysis.
  • Reporting on business performance to the board.
  • Develop and implement meaningful KPIs.
  • Developing finance systems and processes to create a high performing finance function.
  • Maintaining strong internal and external relationships and contact with private equity investors, banks, operational management and board.
  • Working capital and cash management.
  • Business planning and input as the key finance partner on commercial activity and direction of the business.


Candidates will need to have held a finance director/CFO position and have experience of working with Private Equity and external investment. Whilst open on sector background, technology sector business experience would be advantageous.

You should have a track record in growing businesses and developing finance functions, systems and meaningful business KPIs. You should have a commercial outlook backed by strong financial rigour.

This will very much be a position that the Senior Management Team will look to for advice and input into the growth and development of the business. The successful candidate must therefore be confident in their own abilities and experience.

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


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