experts in financial recruitment

Head of Finance, Leicestershire, East Midlands

£75,000 to £85,000 plus Benefits

ABPM as experts in financial recruitment, have been retained by the UK subsidiary of a NYSE listed group, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of precision instruments and services to the broadest of markets and applications. The UK operation is a profitable sales, marketing and service organisation with a turnover exceeding £50 million.

The role has several substantive elements which are summarised under the following headings: Strategic support; Financial reporting; Financial planning & analysis; Pricing and Capital investment & appraisal. The role is not limited to finance as you will have oversight of the IT and Warehouse & logistics teams. The Head of Finance will be the primary contact for all external enquiries and relationships to professional advisers and regulatory authorities. Testament to the group’s determination to attract high caliber professionals, the role is an executive developmental role and a pathway is on offer to individuals looking to advance their career beyond the initial appointment. Hence, the breadth of the remit.

Therefore, applicants must be a qualified accountant who have previously led a finance team, operated within a senior management team and possesses a demonstrable track record of producing and developing from a broad range of data and financial reports, relevant, accurate and insightful monthly management accounts for UK and Group requirements in a timely and accurate manner to tight deadlines. Take it as read that first and foremost you will be a finance leader with ambition to be an influential and collaborative business leader as your remit will be broad. But note your responsibilities will also include regular compliance checks to meet UK and USA company protocols and statutory legislation requirements and you must ensure a no surprises financial culture prevails.

Overall you, your colleagues and the General Manager, will be collectively tasked with delighting customers, partnering your suppliers and thereby succeeding as a business enterprise. The Head of Finance has a highly visible and influential part to play!

To be considered for this exciting and demanding appointment please write with a CV and covering letter supporting your application to their retained adviser Rej Abraham, Managing Director of ABPM Recruitment Ltd at rej.abraham@abpm-mids.co.uk, or ring him to learn more on 0115 9061 222.

Please quote reference EX938285.