Job Title: Finance Director
Company: Manufacturing Business
Location: Northampton, UK
We are a leading manufacturing company based in Northampton, UK. With a strong focus on quality and innovation, we specialize in producing high-quality products for various industries. Our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction has earned us a reputation for reliability and performance. As we continue to expand, we are seeking a skilled and experienced Finance Director to join our team and drive financial strategy and management.
As the Finance Director, you will be responsible for overseeing the financial operations of our company. You will play a crucial role in shaping the company's financial strategy, managing financial planning and analysis, ensuring compliance, and providing valuable insights to support decision-making. Your expertise will contribute to the overall growth and success of the organisation.
- Financial Planning and Analysis:
- Develop and implement financial strategies aligned with the company's objectives.
- Prepare annual budgets, forecasts, and financial plans.
- Monitor financial performance, analyze variances, and identify areas for improvement.
- Conduct financial analysis and modeling to support strategic decision-making.
- Financial Reporting and Compliance:
- Oversee the preparation of accurate and timely financial statements.
- Ensure compliance with accounting standards, tax regulations, and reporting requirements.
- Implement and maintain effective internal controls to safeguard company assets.
- Coordinate with external auditors and manage the audit process.
- Cost Management and Profitability:
- Monitor and analyze costs and expenses to optimize profitability.
- Develop and implement strategies for cost control and efficiency improvement.
- Conduct product cost analysis and pricing reviews to support pricing decisions.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive cost-saving initiatives.
- Cash Flow Management and Treasury:
- Manage cash flow, working capital, and liquidity to support operational needs.
- Forecast cash flow requirements, optimize cash holdings, and manage financing activities.
- Maintain banking relationships and negotiate favorable terms with financial institutions.
- Implement strategies for risk management and foreign exchange transactions.
- Financial Strategy and Business Development:
- Provide financial insights and analysis to support strategic decision-making.
- Evaluate investment opportunities, conduct financial due diligence, and assess risks.
- Collaborate with the executive team in developing business plans and financial models.
- Support business development initiatives, including mergers, acquisitions, and partnerships.
- Team Leadership and Development:
- Lead and mentor the finance team, fostering a culture of high performance and continuous improvement.
- Set performance goals, conduct performance reviews, and provide coaching and development opportunities.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to enhance financial understanding and decision-making.
- Build and maintain effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Part-Time Finance Director - Northampton - East Midlands
- Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or a related field. A relevant professional qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, ACA) is highly desirable.
- Proven experience as a Finance Director or in a similar senior finance leadership role within the manufacturing sector.
- Strong knowledge of financial management principles, practices, and accounting standards.
- Demonstrated experience in financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, and analysis.
- Familiarity with regulatory requirements, tax laws, and compliance in the manufacturing industry.
- Proficiency in cost management, profitability analysis, and pricing strategies.
- Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
- Strong leadership abilities with a track record of building and managing high-performing teams.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
- Proficiency in financial software systems and advanced MS Excel skills.
Join us as our Finance Director and contribute your expertise to our successful manufacturing operation. We offer a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to make a significant impact on our business. If you are a results-driven finance professional with a passion for the manufacturing industry, we look forward to receiving your application.
£500 - £550 per day.
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