Head of Finance (Manufacturing)

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    £50,000
  • Job type:
    Permanent
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Executive
  • Job Reference:
    65957

My client is a well-established business operating within the Manufacturing industry, situated in East Kilbride and forms part of a sizeable international group.

Due to internal movements, FRS have been enlisted to assist with the recruitment of a Head of Finance to join the business.

This role will work closely with the Site Managing Director and Group Finance Director based within the Midlands.

Job Purpose:

Financial control for the business, including all reports requirements audit compliance and financial data analysis.

• Overseeing the day-to-day operation of the finance department.
• Ensure that the Company’s cash resources are sufficient, and properly managed, including daily banking and invoice discounting.
• Prepare and publish monthly management accounts to Group deadlines.
• Provide financial insight and analysis into all aspects and performance of the business.
• Provide analysis on overhead / costing / sales / margin performance and using this to instigate improvement activities.
• Assist in preparation of annual budget.
• Ensure that Management Reporting is supported by suitable detailed budgets and forecasts, and comparisons with budget and prior periods.
• Quality control over financial transactions and reporting.
• Ensure that the Company’s internal controls are suitable, effective, and operational.
• Overseeing tax issues in relation to PAYE, NI and VAT, and ensuring compliance.
• Prepare capital expenditure applications to Group standards.
• Work closely with the senior management team to provide analysis and financial advice, in particular for capital investments, pricing decisions and contract negotiations.
• Ensure that the Company’s cost tables for pricing, stock valuation, and customer profitability are up to date and relevant.
• Ensure that the Company’s IT systems are suitable, efficient, and resilient.
• Ensure that departmental staff are suitably trained for their roles, and able to undertake further development where possible.
• Liaise with a range of external stakeholders, such as customers, suppliers and auditors on financial related matters.

The ideal candidate will be formally qualified (ACA / ACCA / CIMA), ideally with previous experience operating in a leadership finance position.

Previous experience operating within Manufacturing is also highly desirable.

In return, my client can offer a challenging and varied role with scope and exposure to all aspects of Financial, Management and Commercial Accounting.

An excellent benefits package can be offered, coupled with a basic salary of up to £50,000 (DOE).

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