Finance Director

Location
Littlehampton, West Sussex
Salary
£100,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted
10 Aug 2018
Closes
10 Sep 2018
Job Role
Finance Director
Sector
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified

We are looking for an experienced Board Level Finance Director to join this industry leading SME business based on the South Coast.


Finance Director - About The Role

The role is working for an SME manufacturing and engineering business that has an international presence; based within their Sussex office with limited travel to other sites and managing the complete finance team with the support of a Head of Finance.


As the Finance Director you will:

  • Oversee and actively participate in all financial aspects of the Company Strategy, taking responsibility for the flow of information to the Managing Director, the board, banks, investors and other trading partners. 
  • Protect the interests of the shareholders
  • Actively participate in the strategic planning (vision and process), guarding the company’s commercial strategy
  • Formulate financial targets and budgets, in line with the Boards expectations
  • Corporate Finance requirements – seek to resolve the Company’s capital finance requirements
  • Support the bid and tender process
  • Spearhead the Company’s finance function, leading on: Reporting functions, Hedging and foreign exchange, Preparation of monthly management accounts, and Asset registers
  • Embed a performance culture within the accounts department
  • Work in conjunction with the Commercial Department; supporting financial terms with new customers, support the bid and tender process
  • Plus, additional duties


The successful Finance Director will have:

  • Previous experience working as a Finance Director and ideally operated at a Board level.  
  • Hold a full Accountancy Qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or Equivalent)
  • Educated to degree level
  • Proven track record of increasing senior management roles
  • Experience of managing a team of finance professionals
  • The ability to present financial information to board level and finance/ non-finance individuals 


Finance Director - Benefits

As a Board Level Finance Director you will eligible for all of the company benefits including Pension, Bonus, Healthcare, Critical Illness, Life Insurance, Income protection etc.


Howett Thorpe are acting as a recruitment agency in relation to this role and comply with all relevant UK legislation and do not discriminate on any protected characteristics. Due to the high volume of applications we currently receive, we are unable to respond to all candidates. If you do not hear from a Consultant within 5 working days please assume that you have not been successful.

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