Head of Finance job, broad finance role for this SME manufacturing business in Manchester.
Your new company
Part of an International group, this SME FMCG business has a diversified portfolio of products and services, with a customer base spanning local SMEs to other multinational conglomerates. With an appetite to keep on growing they are well positioned in the market to capitalise on their existing client base.
Your new role
Supporting the Group Finance Director and senior management team, you will be the number one in finance for the UK operations, and be a key point of contact to provide useful financial information to the various stakeholders. You'll lead the small finance team and outsourced SSC, who will support you in the production of management accounts, financial reporting, cash flow management and stock control. This is a really broad finance role and will provide a variety of challenges on a day to day basis.
What you'll need to succeed
You will have a sound technical understanding from completing your ACA, ACCA or CIMA accounting qualification and have a good technical accounting knowledge. You will also have a strong analytical skill set to interpret financial data, alongside the communication skills to articulate this information to key stakeholders. Broad commercial acumen will come naturally, and this position will allow you to lead on commercial incentives. Your career to date will also have strong examples of working within a product and stock led environment, ideally spanning manufacturing and production, retail and FMCG.
What you'll get in return
You'll be part of a team that collaborates well to get success and support investment and growth conducted across a range of product lines in the FMCG and retail sector. Based in their Manchester offices, it's easily accessible from around the North West.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please click "apply" and we will revert back to the most relevant applications as soon as possible.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you're a qualified accountant looking for a new job in finance, contact Nicholas House at the Hays Senior Finance team in Manchester.