Finance Director

Candidate Source Limited
£80,000 - £100,000 per annum plus executive benefits
17 Jan 2022
27 Jan 2022
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Director to drive the financial, administrative, and strategic activities of a £70m multi-site warehousing and distributing business based in Canterbury. The business is a supplier of raw materials to the UK industrial, manufacturing & construction sectors and is part of a growing £150m UK group which is, in turn, a subsidiary of a multi-billion dollar, privately owned multi-national.

As an integral member of the Executive Team, you will be primarily responsible for the overall financial management and reporting of the business. In return, a salary in the region of £80,000-£100,000 plus executive benefits are offered.

As the Finance Director, your responsibilities will include:

  • Financial accounting and reporting both within the UK Group.
  • Cash flow & working capital management, modelling & reporting.
  • Ensuring business control systems are robust & fit for purpose.
  • Financial risk management including banking & debt facilities.
  • Company Secretarial & insurances.
  • Month and year end accounts processes including stock valuation.
  • Tax planning & annual budgets.
  • Cost analysis & implementing cost reduction initiative.
  • Credit control management, policies, procedures & reporting.
  • Managing a multi-disciplined team across three UK sites.
  • Overseeing of HR & IT functions.

We are looking for a Finance Director who has the following skills and experiences:
  • A proven track record of achievement within senior level financial management of a business.
  • A clear understanding of UK financial practices & legislation including tax and treasury.
  • Implementing systems, procedures, and best practice to ensure financial control within businesses.
  • Management of a multi-disciplined team.
  • Highly computer literate including office & accounts packages; experience or MRP / ERP software would be advantageous.
  • Formal academic qualifications in accountancy or business administration.
  • Appropriate professional qualifications and accreditations.
  • Experience of working within an engineering, distribution, warehousing, manufacturing or trading based business would be ideal.

This opportunity should appeal to someone already established in a senior financial management capacity within a group business maybe with multi-site responsibilities or else someone seeking to build on their experience, to date, developed in standalone businesses.

Please note: You will be expected to travel to group sites within the UK and potentially internationally on occasion.

To apply for this role as Finance Director, please click apply online and upload an updated copy of your CV.

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