Group Finance Manager

Surrey / London (Central), London (Greater)
Excellent remuneration + Blue Chip benefits
06 Mar 2014
20 Mar 2014
Accounting, Finance
Contract Type

Spectris plc develops and markets productivity-enhancing instrumentation and controls.  The company had sales of £1.2 billion in 2013, adjusted operating profitof £215 million and employs 7,500 people worldwide.  Comprising 13 autonomous business groups, the company has subsidiaries in Europe, Asia Pacificand the Americas.  Listed on the London Stock Exchange,Spectris has amarket capitalisation of c. £2.9 billion and is currently ranked 115th in the FTSE.

The continued growth and success of the Group has led to the creation of this role in the Corporate HQ.  Reporting to the Group FP&A Manager and working closely with the Group FC, the role will have regular direct contact with the Group CFO and CEO. Core responsibilities focus on the provision of high-quality information and analysis to aid Senior Management decision making, including corporate planning and preparation of various reports used by the Executive team, together with liaising with other Group and overseas finance teams.  The role also has exposure to management and external reporting and to ad-hoc projects that might include systems reporting and implementations and continuous improvement to processes and procedures.

The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant and will almost certainly have trained with a major public practice firm.  The role might suit either a Manager or Assistant Manager seeking a first move in to industry, or a candidate looking to build on experience already gained in another corporate.  An excellent academic record is essential, with prior exposure to listed companies, UK GAAP and IFRS being highly desirable. The nature of the role means that candidates must be positive, focussed, confident and proactive, with a strong desire to drive and develop their own career.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the high quality corporate team of an organisation that has a strong record of growth and that can provide genuine career development opportunities in the future.

Please reply, with full career and salary details, to Justin Dünneror Daniel Milson at Walker Hamill, quoting reference JD43873 by clicking on Apply.

Any CVs submitted directly to Spectris plc will be forwarded to our retained consultants at Walker Hamill Executive Search & Selection.