Head of Group Finance

Ellesmere Port, Cheshire
Competitive package commensurate with experience
31 Oct 2019
21 Nov 2019
Department Head
Contract Type

Job title: Head of Group Finance

Salary: Competitive package commensurate with experience

Location: Ellesmere Port, Cheshire                    

Innospec Inc. is a Nasdaq listed global specialty chemicals manufacturer with sales of approximately $1.5bn, employing around 2000 people in 23 countries across EMEA, Asia Pacific and The Americas.  Innospec’s global scale, local capabilities, and relentless focus has seen it deliver impressive levels of profitable, sustained growth, with sales trebling over the last 20 years driving a market capitalisation in excess of $2 billion.  Innospec is an ambitious, and dynamic organisation with a high performing leadership team.  A recent promotion has created an opportunity for a new Head of Group Finance to join the business reporting directly to the CFO. We are looking for candidates who are looking to develop their careers with an ambitious and dynamic global organisation. 

The Role

  • The Head of Group Finance will be responsible for leading the Group Finance Function, ensuring that this global, US listed business meets all financial reporting requirements (internal and external), and is compliant with Sarbanes Oxley.
  • The Head of Group Finance will be required to deputise for the CFO on occasion, and project manage business critical projects and support further growth (both organically and through acquisition). 
  • Credibly represent the business, both internally to Board and Audit Committee, and externally to auditors, investor relations, lawyers, insurers and banks.

The Candidate

  • ACA qualified finance professional with relevant PQE and appropriate technical experience in either a global business of scale or a leading accounting firm.
  • Excellent technical expertise of US GAAP, consolidations, internal/external Group financial reporting, SEC reporting and significant experience of Sarbanes Oxley and robust financial control. 
  • The leadership skills to manage Group finance, be a leader in the wider finance function and manage business projects. 

How to Apply

Please email your application to amy.parkinson@berwickpartners.co.uk or lucy.ramsbottom@berwickpartners.co.uk

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisor at Berwick Partners:

Amy Parkinson, Principal

amy.parkinson@berwickpartners.co.uk / 0161 498 3423

Closing date for applications: 21st November 2019