Finance Director

Finance Director

  • Location

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Ben Williams

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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Gleeson Recruitment Group are working in partnership with an international manufacturing business, with a UK turnover of over £500 million, based in Wolverhampton. They are on the lookout for a Finance Director, who would own the finance function for a £250 million business unit within the group.

This is a high-profile role within the group, with an international remit, and a number of Business Partners reporting into it. There is also excellent potential to progress to a more senior level in around 2 years time.

The role requires a qualified (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) finance professional, who has substantial commercial experience within either a manufacturing or engineering environment, who is looking to take their career to the next level.

Key responsibilities of the Finance Director position:

  • Full accountability for the forecast and performance at a local level
  • Accountable for the full P&L, including central allocations and AFM
  • Effective business partnering to senior stakeholders within the business unit
  • Responsibility for the success and development of 6 Business Partners
  • Following standard controls and identifying risk
  • Reviewal and approval of all proposals and bids
  • Collaboration between the business unit and other functional teams
  • Ensuring governance reviews are in place and adhered to
  • Supporting the development of the business unit's strategy, which underpins the wider group's strategic plan

Key requirements for the position:

  • You must be either CIMA, ACA or ACCA qualified
  • You must have substantial senior commercial finance experience within either the manufacturing or engineering industries
  • You must have experience or the ability to work and communicate within a complex matrix organisation
  • Proven experience of managing, motivating and leading a team

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