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Part-Time Finance Director - Northampton - East Midlands

Job Title: Finance Director

Company: Manufacturing Business
Location: Northampton, UK

Company Overview:
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.

Job Overview:
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.



  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

Job Benefits

£500 - £550 per day.


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Employment Type
Beginning of employment
1st March 2022
Duration of employment
Job Location
Northampton, East Midlands
Working Hours
Base Salary
£500-£550 Per day
Date posted
February 8, 2022
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