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Finance Director

Recruiter: Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location: West Midlands
Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 + benefits
Application date: 9th Jul 2020

Are you an established Finance Director with considerable experience of working in a fast-paced manufacturing business? Or you could be a highly driven Financial Controller looking for the next step up? If so, I have a great opportunity that my client has retained Jonathan Lee Recruitment on; an exciting global business with an excellent product offering.

My client, a niche supplier into the Automotive sector is looking for an exceptional Finance Director to ultimately take control of the financial management and running of the UK plant. Being plant-based, this is a senior hands-on Finance Director position, managing 5 people, working with shared services overseas and having two reporting lines; one being in the UK and the other central Europe.

Your duties and responsibilities will include:

Being the main point of contact for all critical financial queries in the plant
Responsible for the plants’ budget planning, MPT, forecast
Leadership and development of the Finance team which includes Tax, Management Accounting. Local IT and Indirect Purchasing will also report in
Responsibility for monthly Closing and Management-Reporting (incl. Analysis)
Responsibility for all tax related topics (Corporation Tax, VAT, customs duties and excise, Intrastat and EC Sales reporting)
Responsibility for project controlling of running production projects
Search and implementation/initiation of potential improvements in the company (cost/revenue optimisation)
Maintain internal control safeguards and risk management

We are looking for people with experience of the following:

Experience of controlling a manufacturing business, ideally within the Automotive sector
In depth-knowledge of P&L in standard costing, balance Sheet and cash Flow
Entrepreneurial thinking
An excellent relationship builder and communicator
Good knowledge of SAP
Experience in working with Accounting Shared Services
A demonstrable track record of leading and developing people
ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified

*Please note that due to internal movements, this positions start date will be quarter four of 2020. I understand and appreciate that this may not be suitable or convenient for immediately available candidates and those with shorter notice periods, however, this cannot be changed due to the nature and circumstances surrounding the appointment. First stage interviews will take place from early June*

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