Finance Director, Blackburn, Lancashire, £80-100K
An ambitious and growing multi-site manufacturing business is seeking an experienced Finance Director to help them with continued expansion.
Through market leading products the business has doubled in size over the last 2.5 years and demand is currently outstripping capacity.
You will lead a small finance team, business partner the managing director and take a proactive role in driving growth.
About the role
Overseeing preparation of P&L, Balance sheet and cash flows on a monthly basis for board and investor purposes
Form a close relationship with the Managing Director, the bank, auditors and company advisors
Take a leading role in ensuring correct funding lines are in place
Processing R&D Claims
Optimise the company's financial performance and strategic position
Oversee cash management and invoice finance facility
Preparation of the annual budget, forecasts and business plan
Management of the company's funds to ensure optimum cash balances & contact with external bankers
Providing guidance and support to the directors on all relevant financial matters
Ensure an adequate product costing system is in place
Reviewing current financial processes, systems and procedures
Appraise and assess potential acquisitions and co-ordinate appropriate funding arrangements
Manufacturing experience is essential
An ability to build strong collaborative relationships
Good analytical, interpersonal leadership and communication skills
Ability to demonstrate decisiveness and sound judgement on a consistent basis
Minimum of 6 years post qualified experience
To be considered for this position you will be a qualified accountant with previous experience as a finance director within a manufacturing environment.
The client is looking for someone who is ambitious, commercially minded and has a passion in rapidly growing SME businesses.