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Finance Director

Job description

We are working with a national, multi-site business based in Sheffield as they look to appoint a Finance Director. This position reports into the owners of the business and is a key role responsible for the overall management and communication of the financial affairs of the group of companies. The successful Finance Director will also have proactive input into the development of the corporate strategic plan and the financial interpretation thereof.

This business is based in Sheffield and operates a hybrid working model. The business is within an easy commute of Rotherham, Doncaster, Barnsley and Chesterfield.

Duties will include;

Oversee a team of three direct reports in the UK and an oversea transactional processing team

  • Review and interpret the financial management information and provide effective interpretation and guidance to the Directors with recommendations where necessary for improvement in systems and day to day group operations

  • Ensure effective working capital management with particular emphasis on stock turnover, supplier terms and treasury management.

  • Set up and maintenance of rolling cash flow forecasts, management of short-term cash position and liaising with the companies' bankers

  • Provide effective financial information to departmental heads which is understandable, relevant, timely to enable them to effectively manage the financial aspects of their departments.

  • Provide commentary of the financial performance to the directors and shareholders including return on capital invested and gearing risk.

  • Report control weaknesses and make recommendations for improvements.

  • Highlight financial trends as they appear and advise the Board on appropriate responses.

  • Contribute towards the strategic planning process, financial analysis of business development proposals and formulating final plans into financial forecasts.

  • Overseeing the (bi) annual budgetary process and agreeing budgets with department heads.

Suitable candidates will;

Be ACCA or ACA qualified with significant experience operating at a similar level.

  • You will be detail orientated, used to maintaining strict controls and will also be commercially involved in decision making

  • The ideal candidate will have worked in either FMCG, Retail or Distribution and used to working within a fast paced business

  • Available to start at short notice.

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.

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