Finance Director-Manufacturing

Employer
Head4Talent
Location
Cardiff County, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 17, 2019
Closes
Aug 23, 2019
Ref
1222701967
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified
Our Client is a subsidiary of a large manufacturing group. An opportunity has arisen for a highly candidate manufacturing Finance Director to work closely with the leadership team to optimize business performance. Main Purpose of Role: To manage the finance accounting operations of the Group. Meeting Plc reporting and compliance requirements and to form a close working relationship with the Managing Director, other Senior Executives and Non-Executives. Main

Responsibilities:

• Provide leadership to the business and Accounting strategy, to optimise the company's financial performance and strategic position.
• Take overall control of the company's accounting function.
• Contribute fully to the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers.
• Ensure that company financial systems are robust, compliant and support current activities and future growth.
• Lead and develop finance teams.
• Work with senior teams to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans.
• Ensure corporate budgeting processes are carried out and reviewed.
• Ensure that the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met.
• Corporate finance: manage company policies regarding capital requirements, debt, taxation, equity, disposals and acquisitions, as appropriate.
• Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including customers and advisors.
• Contribute to the achievement of the company's business objectives by providing advice and guidance on financial strategy.
• Develop and control the company's annual operating budget to ensure that all financial targets are met, and financial and statutory regulations complied with.
• Provide financial advice and guidance to the company's managers and staff to enable them to achieve their objectives.
• Oversee the preparation of the company's financial accounts to ensure that these are presented accurately and on time.
• Develop and implement an internal audit programme to ensure that the company complies with financial procedures and regulations.
• Develop and maintain all necessary systems, policies and procedures to ensure effective and efficient financial management within the company.
• Monitor external contracts and services provided by suppliers to ensure that these are operating effectively and provide the best value to the company.
• Carry out all necessary actions to ensure that the company meets its financial and legal obligations.
• Any other ad-hoc duties when required by the business. Skills and Attributes: Competency:
• Ability to manage all aspects of the financial function and to achieve required outcomes within defined reporting timescales
• Good people management skills to effectively organise work requirements of the financial team and to lead and motivate all members of the team
• Effective operating style to support and influence profit performance through all areas of the business Essential Skills:
• Qualified member of an accountancy body or holder of an equivalent qualification
• Meet the requirement for a commercially astute, articulate, technically strong, dynamic, insightful and influential leader with the ability to operate at both strategic and operational levels.
• Exceptional communication skills at all levels
• Strong IT skills, always being ahead of new technologies
• Ability to handle high levels of pressure and critical decision-making.
• High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance.
• Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success. Desirable:
• Previous experience Sage Payroll 50 and SAP/ERP systems
• Polite and professional telephone manner
• Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
• A team player with a pleasant and affable personality Qualifications ACA, ACCA or CIMA

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