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Job titleFinance Director
Job typeSmart Industry
Salary100,000 GBP
LocationUK Wide
Bonus Package
Job description

Are you an experienced commercial accountant who can thrive in a hands-on, fast-paced environment? Our client is currently looking for an entrepreneurial Finance Director to join their leadership team. 

The company 

Our client provides an end-to-end nationwide distribution business. They’re continually introducing new and improved products and bringing some of the world’s most iconic parts to the utility market.

The role

As a Finance Director, you will provide a strategic direction for our client’s financial structure and overall business strategy. You’ll focus on implementing operational objectives and crafting a results-driven culture that will achieve year-on-year growth and contribute to the successful execution of long-range business plans. 

Other responsibilities include: 

  • Being an active member of the leadership team

  • Managing a finance team 

  • Providing accurate forecasting and financial management 

  • Maintaining strong relationships with internal and external auditors 

  • Channelling resources effectively and delivering on performance targets 

  • Generating strategy deployment processes and problem-solving techniques

  • Producing budgets, reports and KPIs

  • Aligning the business with relevant guidelines and regulations 


The requirements 

The ideal candidate will have experience in accounting, finance and control in a stand-alone entity. An ability to thrive in a dynamic and demanding environment, with experience working for an international group, is highly desirable for this role. Other requirements include: 

  • Certified Accountant, ideally with ACA, ACCA or CIMA qualification

  • Proven ability to liaise with stakeholders, auditors and tax advisors 

  • Experience within a manufacturing or logistics organisation is beneficial 

  • A natural leader with excellent interpersonal skills 

  • Eager to get involved in planning and implementing change 

  • Organised and able to manage multiple activities 

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail 

  • Able to thrive in a fast-paced, autonomous environment 

  • Outstanding communication skills (both written and verbal) 

  • Strong computer literacy (including Microsoft Office Suite) 


Important information 

FMC Contact for this role: Persephone Kennedy (

Reference number: 13231

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    Updated on 2017-08-07T17:04:38+00:00, by Matthew Graham.