Head of Finance

Michael Page Finance
England, Shropshire, Telford
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
Nov 5, 2021

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This Head of Finance position will be focusing on being a part of the senior management team taking full ownership of finance in addition to influencing business growth.

Client Details

An exciting opportunity to join a highly reputable food business who has exhibited exceptional growth over the last number of years and have been recently been acquired by an experienced management team with ambitious long term growth plans.


With an excellent culture and leadership team in place, it is the ideal time to be joining this organisation as they embark on the next phase of their growth journey.

Reporting to the owners, your responsibilities will be:

  • To develop and manage the Finance team and enable senior management to make informed business decisions by providing high quality financial information, support and guidance. Play a leading role in developing and maintaining month-end reporting and driving the budgeting, forecasting and costing activities of the business.
  • Development of daily and weekly management information and KPIs to make decisions and improve efficiencies
  • To lead process enhancement and constant improvement of efficiencies within the Accounting department to ensure the provision of an excellent service to the business.
  • Project lead for the implantation of the new ERP system across the finance division, playing a pivotal role in assisting in the development of the new system.


In order to be considered we are looking for the following:

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Experience within food or manufacturing would be advantageous
  • Ability to work autonomously and work collaboratively with the wider business
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Self Starter

Job Offer

  • Opportunity to progress to a Finance Director role and potential for share options if promoted to FD.
  • Pension plan with employer contribution.
  • 25 holidays per annum.
  • Large employee discount


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 155 offices in 36 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package. We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career.

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