Group Finance Director

The BBI Group
Newport, UK
20 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Job Role
Finance Director
Contract Type
Level of qualification
The Company BBI Solutions has served the global diagnostics industry for over 50 years, as a leading developer and manufacturer of raw materials and finished test platforms for the in-vitro diagnostics market. Product ranges include antigens, antibodies, enzymes, serums and plasma's as well as renowned labels for lateral flow and ELISA assays. Our mission is to deliver exceptional products and technologies that people rely on to enjoy a better quality of life. Through innovation, partnership, effective delivery and the collaboration of our people, we constantly strive to help set industry standards, engender trust and build our reputation for excellence. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Group Finance Director to join us on a permanent basis at our Crumlin site. Benefits The salary offered for this role is competitive and makes up part of BBI's attractive benefits package, which includes: 5% contributory pension scheme Life Assurance Private health care scheme Generous annual leave package totalling 32 days (inclusive of bank holidays) Cycle to work scheme The Role As a Group Finance Director, you will have responsibility for group wide financial control, business partnering, planning and analysis, tax, treasury and audit. Key responsibilities will include but not be limited to; Lead and develop the finance team to maximise the function's contribution to growth, margin improvement and cash generation Manage the production of all group financial reporting and commentary, including board reporting, investment committee, lenders reporting, commercial & operations financial reporting, flash, outlook, budget & forecast Ensure timely production of accurate and reliable monthly accounts, outlook, forecast, and budget in line with agreed timescales Ensure a strong financial control environment, including an embedded process for review and approval of monthly P&L, balance sheet and cashflow at entity level and consolidation Responsible for all group tax, treasury, accounting & audit compliance matters and associated reporting Leverage the accounting and reporting capability of Sage X3 for all 'live' operations and oversee the implementation of Sage X3 to the Global footprint within timescales agreed with the board Implement a future proofed data warehouse / reporting solution for the group that allows standardised reporting of financial performance and KPI's from multiple systems including Sage X3 and SFDC Proactively promote continuous improvement opportunities across all aspects of finance Other activities as directed by the Group CFO Requirements As a Group Finance Director, you will be required to have a professional accounting qualification such as ACA, ACCA or CIMA and have previous management experience. We are looking for the successful person to have worked within Private Equity and have extensive experience at a senior level in Finance. We are looking for someone who has strong financial acumen, data management and analysis, experience in the budgeting process and forecasting. If you are an internal employee applying for this vacancy you and your manager are required to complete an internal transfer form. This needs to be completed in full and attached to your application along with your CV and cover letter.