Head of Finance - Manufacturing
Ashley Kate are pleased to be supporting our manufacturing client based in Harlow, Essex, who are now looking for an experienced Head of Finance to head up and managed their UK Accounting and Finance function for the group.
The role reports directly to the holdings company Managing Director and the Group CFO. As you would expect, this senior Finance professional will need to have a wealth of experience on large, group organisations, with the ability to work with CEO’s and formulate financial strategies.
Overall management of Finance Department covering the UK entities, ensuring that systems and staff are efficiently maximised.
Accurate Financial Accounting (MS Dynamics) and reporting to HQ (Cognos).
Management Accounting / Controlling Function as a Business Partner.
Provide controls and advice in line with financial performance.
Monitoring and reporting of KPI data.
Efficient Networking Capital Management.
Ensure that the Company Secretarial function is carried out in line with statutory requirements.
Produce annual statutory accounts.
Support and coordination of external and internal audits.
Manage the financial planning process (rolling forecast, quarterly and budget).
Management and coaching skills.
Planning and organising of departmental workload.
Communication skills relevant to contact with internal and external customers.
Analytical and process minded.
Knowledge of corporate and legislative requirements.
Self motivated but able to work as part of a team.
Uses computers for data analysis and communication. High IT affinity.
Problem solving approach.
To be considered for this role, you must be fully CIMA/ACCA qualified and from a manufacturing sector company. Applications outside of this criteria cannot be considered.
The company offers a competitive salary and the role is a unique and rare opportunity to join this very successful business at a great time.
Please contact Scott Gregory for more information and to apply.