Finance Director, Sheffield, South Yorkshire - FD Recruit

Finance Director, Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Sheffield, Yorkshire
Full-Time (permanent)
£80000 - £95000 Per Annum

posted: 18th June 2024

Our client is privately owned multi-site manufacturer with a high profile client base who are looking to recruit an operationally focussed Finance Director. Reporting to the Chief Executive you will predominantly provide key business support and play a pivotal role in implementing the key strategic business plan.

Responsibilities include:

  • Form a close relationship with the Chief Executive and the board
  • Provide leadership to the Board’s Finance and Accounting strategy, to optimise the company’s financial performance and strategic position.
  • Deliver full group consolidated statutory accounts for the annual audit
  • Oversee daily & weekly cash management reporting incorporating confidential invoice discounting facility
  • Challenge commercial and operational teams for improvement in areas such as customer profitability, stock control, overhead cost control and ensure they deliver on efficiency savings
  • Manage treasury operations with very tight cash control
  • Manage FX exposure, multi-currency hedge & swap contracts
  • Provide input to strategy and direction as member of UK and Group Executive Board
  • Group financial and statutory reporting
  • Audit, taxation, bank, insurance external advisor relationships
  • Group annual budget process across all international business units
  • Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers
  • Manage and develop Finance Team

Person Specification

  • Qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification
  • Meet the requirement for a commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.
  • Exceptional communication skills at all levels
  • Experience as a Finance Director within manufacturing.

The position requires a Finance Director with proven operational experience to ensure optimum manufacturing performance and profitability. This is a fantastic opportunity in a privately owned well established manufacturer and the successful candidate will be offered a varied role and a competitive remuneration package.

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