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Finance Director

Francesca's Recruitment Ltd
Chesterfield, Derbyshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Mar 8, 2024

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Francesca’s Recruitment Ltd is recruiting for Financial Director, this role is permanent and based in Chesterfield





* Job Type: Full time, Permanent

We are looking to strengthen our team and appoint a Financial Director at our Chesterfield Office

Financial Director The Role:

The Financial Director role requires a candidate with energy, an enthusiastic approach and a can-do attitude who can work well within a team.

The successful candidate will oversee all financial aspects of business and drive the company's financial strategy and planning as well as being responsible for assessing the financial performance of the business.

The Company:

The client has a rich history and a solid foundation in manufacturing, particularly with over 50 years of manufacturing experience from the Chesterfield Site. Additionally, the fact that the company's Head Office is based in the USA suggests a global presence and emphasizes the importance of international trade knowledge for the role.

Given the existing strong ties within the sectors and a robust Blue-Chip Client Base, it's evident that the company values relationships and has a focus on further developing its team. This indicates potential growth opportunities within the organization and highlights the significance of collaboration and teamwork.

For candidates applying for the role, emphasizing experience and expertise in international trade accounts, along with a track record of working effectively within manufacturing environments, would be essential. Additionally, showcasing the ability to cultivate and maintain strong client relationships, particularly with Blue-Chip clients, would be highly advantageous.

Candidates should also demonstrate adaptability and a willingness to collaborate with colleagues across different regions, considering the company's international presence. Highlighting any previous experience or successes in similar contexts would further strengthen their candidacy.

Overall, candidates who can align with the client's manufacturing capabilities, international trade focus, and commitment to team development would be well-positioned to succeed in this role.

Financial Director Role and Responsibilities

* Monitor all financial activities and promote revenue growth

* Oversee all financial audit and internal control operations

* Prepare timely and detailed reports on financial performance

* Conduct analysis to make monthly, quarterly annual forecasts

* Ensure adherence to financial laws and guidelines

* Develop and implement accounting policies

* Ensure all accounting activities and internal audits comply with financial regulations

* Allocate resources and manage cash flows, within the accounting team

* Oversee director & shareholder responsibilities

* Work alongside the existing Commercial Project Team on established commercial activities when required

* Team builder & clear communicator, to underpin the role

Financial Director Skills and Experience required:

* Broad knowledge of all accounting, financial and business principles

* experience and expertise in international trade accounts, along with a track record of working effectively within manufacturing environments, would be essential

* ACA Chartered Accountant qualification (although ACCA Certified Accountants will also be considered)

* Experience in job costing would be advantageous

* In-depth understanding of cash flow management, bank reconciliation and bookkeeping

* Firsthand experience with budgeting and risk management

* Strong analytical and decision-making skills

* Experience of the Engineering sector is desirable

* If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Financial Director, please click 'apply' now - we'd love to hear from you!

Overseas candidates will NOT be considered for this role. We are not sponsoring Visa's at this time, so please refrain from applying unless eligible to work in the UK.

Please apply with cv Finance Director or call Francesca’s Recruitment Ltd on (phone number removed) for more details

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