An excellent opportunity has arisen to join the Board of a long established speciality manufacturer based in the West Midlands. As one of the UK’s largest privately owned businesses in their field, this highly innovative company has built up a reputation for world class R&D and technological expertise giving them a leading edge against their competitors and enabling them to maintain a market leading position in many of their defined segments. With a turnover in excess of £40m and a truly global sales offering, this award winning group has long standing relationships with many of the world’s most successful companies, generating a sizeable chunk of their revenue outside of the UK. Reporting directly into the Managing Director, you will be a key member of the Executive team and a statutory director with responsibility for overseeing the finance, procurement, IT and HR functions.
A high calibre Qualified Accountant with broad finance leadership across a range of disciplines (ideally finance plus procurement). A talented business partner who displays high levels of commercial acumen and possesses effective communication skills at all levels. You will have a proven track record in managing people along with experience of operational financial management. A self driven team player and influential leader with strong analytical and systems improvement skills who has a track record of making things happen. The role requires a ‘hands on’ finance person with experience of manufacturing and would suit an ‘up and coming’ Head of Finance or Group FC looking for their first FD role or a Finance Director looking for their next challenge.