Finance Director



Reference No: SR/17168_1692891263

£100000 - £120000 per annum + Car, Bonus

Greenwell Gleeson have been retained to recruit a new Finance Director for a highly profitable distribution group seen as a leader within their field. To help the business enter the next chapter in their success they are seeking to recruit a Finance Director who will be able to strategically support the business grow profitability and achieve the long term goals of the owners.

Key Duties:
* Quickly build credibility with the leadership team
* Develop a finance function which is seen as best in class, exemplified by rigorous, timely, business focussed reporting, supporting all aspects of the business.
* Establish and maintain robust internal controls and procedures across the key sites.
* Shape the suite of reports which will drive the commercial decision making processes of the operations and sales teams, with particular emphasis on complex pricing decisions.
* Optimise IT capability to support business growth
* Manage overall cash position and treasury activities including foriegn exchange
* Work with the Executive team to drive the strategic direction of the business, including M&A activities

Technical / Practical Experience
* Hold a recognised accountancy qualification with at least 10 years PQE.
* Experience of working in the lead finance role within an SME or Division of a larger group.
* Provide a demonstrable track record of delivering excellent control and reporting frameworks.
* Provide a demonstrable track record of supporting the commercial decision making process, ultimately driving profit & cash optimisation.
* Experience of working in a multi-site or PE environment highly desirable.

Personality Traits
* Demonstrate a “Can do Attitude”, with an ability to bring issues/challenges to a conclusion and make decisions.
* Straightforward and able to take responsibility as a matter of course.
* Intuitively able to comprehend business needs and take appropriate decisions to drive business growth and improvement.
* Hands on with an eye for detail but able to appreciate the bigger picture.
* Adaptable character, strong enough to challenge while at the same time able to build long-term relationships with management and group.

Greenwell Gleeson Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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