Finance Director-Manufacturing

Recruiter
Head4Talent
Location
Cardiff County, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
17 Aug 2019
Closes
23 Aug 2019
Ref
1222701967
Job Role
Finance Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
Our Client is a subsidiary of a large manufacturing group. An opportunity has arisen for a highly candidate manufacturing Finance Director to work closely with the leadership team to optimize business performance. Main Purpose of Role: To manage the finance accounting operations of the Group. Meeting Plc reporting and compliance requirements and to form a close working relationship with the Managing Director, other Senior Executives and Non-Executives. Main

Responsibilities:

• Provide leadership to the business and Accounting strategy, to optimise the company's financial performance and strategic position.
• Take overall control of the company's accounting function.
• 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.
• Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth.
• Lead and develop finance teams.
• Work with senior teams to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans.
• Ensure corporate budgeting processes are carried out and reviewed.
• Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met.
• Corporate finance: manage company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity, disposals and acquisitions, as appropriate.
• Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers and advisors.
• Contribute to the achievement of the company's business objectives by providing advice and guidance on financial strategy.
• Develop and control the company's annual operating budget to ensure that all financial targets are met, and financial and statutory regulations complied with.
• Provide financial advice and guidance to the company's managers and staff to enable them to achieve their objectives.
• Oversee the preparation of the company's financial accounts to ensure that these are presented accurately and on time.
• Develop and implement an internal audit programme to ensure that the company complies with financial procedures and regulations.
• Develop and maintain all necessary systems, policies and procedures to ensure effective and efficient financial management within the company.
• Monitor external contracts and services provided by suppliers to ensure that these are operating effectively and provide the best value to the company.
• Carry out all necessary actions to ensure that the company meets its financial and legal obligations.
• Any other ad-hoc duties when required by the business. Skills and Attributes: Competency:
• Ability to manage all aspects of the financial function and to achieve required outcomes within defined reporting timescales
• Good people management skills to effectively organise work requirements of the financial team and to lead and motivate all members of the team
• Effective operating style to support and influence profit performance through all areas of the business Essential Skills:
• 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
• Strong IT skills, always being ahead of new technologies
• Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making.
• High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance.
• Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success. Desirable:
• Previous experience Sage Payroll 50 and SAP/ERP systems
• Polite and professional telephone manner
• Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
• A team player with a pleasant and affable personality Qualifications ACA, ACCA or CIMA

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