Finance Director

Salary/Rate:£85,000 - £90,000 per annum + private medical per year
Job type:Perm

About the Role

The business are committed to excellence in their products and services. With a proud history they have established themselves as leaders in their industry, driven by a passion for quality and innovation. The Finance Director will play a hands-on pivotal role in their continued success.

The job;

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Finance Director will oversee all financial aspects of business operations. This hands-on role encompasses managing a small transactional team while providing strategic financial guidance to drive business growth.

  • Lead and manage the finance team, providing mentorship, guidance, and support to ensure the accurate and timely execution of financial tasks.
  • Oversee the full accounts function, including financial reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and cash flow management.
  • Develop robust financial controls and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Work closely with the Managing Director and senior management team to develop financial strategies that support business objectives and drive profitability.
  • Provide insightful analysis of financial performance, identifying key trends, risks, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Drive process improvements and efficiency initiatives within the finance function to enhance overall performance and productivity.
  • Collaborate with other departments to support decision-making and ensure alignment of financial goals with operational objectives.
  • Manage relationships with external stakeholders, including banks, auditors, and regulatory authorities.


  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualification
  • Number 1 experience or potentially an experienced Financial Controller ready to progress
  • SME Manufacturing experience


  • Competitive salary up to £90,000
  • 36 hours a week with a 1.30pm finish on Fridays
  • 25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays
  • Private medical
  • Life insurance
  • Based in Chesterfield with on-site parking

For more information contact Faith Collins

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful. Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.

Job ref: FAI/4698_1714389351Post Date: 09.05.24

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